5 DIY SUMMER CRAFTS FOR KIDS

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There are many things you and your kids can enjoy doing this summer vacation.  Create a memorable summer vacation with your kids by doing these fun crafts!

1.  Rock Crafts

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YOU WILL NEED:

Nondrying clay, such as bread clay

Cement glue

Coffee stirrers

Tempera or acrylic paint

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2.  Jewelry DIY with Paint Dipped Coral and Gold Shells

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YOU WILL NEED:

Shells

Nail Polish

Spray Paint

Colored Strings

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3.  Fancy Twist Ties

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YOU WILL NEED:

Twist ties or pipe cleaners

Buttons

Craft foam

White glue

Scissors

Pencil

Decorative materials: glitter glue, wiggle eyes, beads, clay, rhinestones, etc.

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4.  Shell Wind Chimes

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YOU WILL NEED:

Sticks

Shells and seaglass

Cotton string

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 5.  DIY Paper Kite

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YOU WILL NEED:

Two wooden dowels (ours were 1/4″ and 1/8″ in diameter because we used what we had on hand), cut to 33″ and 24″ lengths.

36″ wide sheet of paper (or several smaller sheets taped together to make a large one)

Apple Barrel acrylic paints

Twine

Tape

Ribbon or fabric scraps

Optional: Mod Podge Washout, stencils and patterned paper for embellishment

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