10 Dollar store crafts for summer

10 Dollar store crafts for summer

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Lazy summer days are a great time to break out the art supplies and get creative! Not to mention, they’re the perfect boredom buster!

10 Dollar store crafts for summer

10 Dollar store crafts for the summer

We’ve rounded up ten awesome craft ideas that won’t break the bank! Just pick your favorites (good luck choosing) and head to your nearest dollar store to stock up on everything you need!

Sponge Painted Butterfly Craft

This butterfly craft is perfect for all ages, and the loofas can be washed up and used for future painting projects!

Pool Noodle Boats

Save this craft for a scorcher! These pool noodle boats would be great to make before an afternoon of water play.

Upcycled Tin Can Garden Creatures

Add some character to your garden with these adorable little creatures! Bonus points for upcycling some of your family’s trash.

Popsicle Stick Animals

You can certainly buy popsicle sticks for this craft, but I personally think eating a bunch of popsicles is the best way to go for creating these little critters!

Eye Spy Bottle

Looking for a quiet summer afternoon? These eye spy bottles are sure to keep your kiddos mesmerized!

Dollar store crafts for summer

DIY Button Stamps

These button stamps couldn’t be easier to make. Just glue large buttons to the end of clothes pins and get stamping!

Paper Bag Bee Craft

This adorable bee craft leaves plenty of room for imagination! I bet your kiddos could even add some found objects from home to add extra flair.

Craft Stick Bracelets

Have a summer birthday party or sleepover to plan? These craft stick bracelets are the perfect group activity!

Beaded Wind Chime

This craft is at the top of my list! How cute would your kiddo’s very own wind chime look blowing in the summer breeze?

Little Monsters Craft

Have a little one who loves to build? This little monster craft will test their construction skills while inspiring creativity!

Which craft do you want to try first?

This post was contributed by Joanna Murnan. You can find more from Joanna on her blog, Makingmine.

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