21 Fun DIY Summer Crafts For Teens

Summer is finally here! And since your kids are on a summer break, take this opportunity to build your relationship with them and do some fun activities! This could range from as simple as paper crafts, to making your own soaps or bath bombs! Sounds fun enough? With that said, try out these 21 fun DIY summer crafts your teens will surely enjoy.

21. Sustainable DIY Water Balloon Alternative

Traditional water balloons take time to fill, leave a mess in the yard, and can only be used once. Make your own reusable water balloons that don’t require filling or cleaning up and produce zero waste. Today on Beginner Sewing Projects, we show you how to make these DIY Water Balloons!

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20. How to Make Popsicle Sleeves for Freezer Pops

Do you have kiddos that hate the cold feel of a popsicle on their hands? We show you How To Make Popsicle Sleeves For Freezer Pops! This is such an easy sewing project, making it great for even the most beginner sewers. You can mix it up and make them in a bunch of different colors if you want.

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19. DIY Corn Hole Bags

Fall is a time of cool days and evenings that a full of outdoor fun! We are going to show you how to make these DIY Corn Hole Bags! What better way to have some family fun than to play some games in the yard! Our family loves playing corn hole, but sometimes we accidentally leave the bags outside and they get ruined. I realized it was way cheaper to just quickly sew up some corn hole bags rather than buying a whole additional set.

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18. DIY Fizzy Calendula Rose Bath Bombs

These DIY bath bombs with rose petals and dried calendula are packed with skin soothing ingredients and a heavenly scent. This easy homemade bath bomb recipe is perfect for a self care ritual or a natural gift idea. No essential oils and no corn starch.

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17. DIY Violet Rose Body Lotion Bar Recipe [Homemade + Non Greasy]

This DIY Body Lotion Bar recipe is a MUST! These homemade lotion bars are super easy to make, non-greasy, and will leave your skin feeling silky smooth.

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16. DIY Garden Stepping Stones

Garden stones are a great way to use pretty tiles and embellishments you may have around the house and create a unique piece of outdoor artwork at the same time!

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15. Drip Paint Pots

Using beautiful colors of your choice, you can create stunning drip painted clay pots that are fun for everyone.

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14. DIY Tassel Earrings

These tassel earrings make for beautiful gifts. Truly a fun and beautiful project anyone can make and wear for special occasions.

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13. How to Make a Dreamcatcher

Have you been wanting to make a dreamcatcher of your own? This beautiful decoration will make your room look cozier and catch those nightmares.

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12. How to Make Paper Lanterns

These Chinese paper lanterns are such a fun paper craft for anyone to make. They do for beautiful cozy decorations at home.

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11. Easy 5-Minute DIY Napkin Ring Craft For Summer

This adorable, summery DIY napkin ring craft couldn’t be easier… You can finish this DIY napkin ring summer craft in less than 5-minutes…and enjoy the cute results at dinner tonight, or a party you plan to host over the weekend. Whatever the occasion, these fun little DIY napkin rings will add a little fun to the table! And you won’t BELIEVE what they’re made from!

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10. Easy DIY Beach Hat with Pom Pom Trim for Summer

There’s something very fun about the right beach hat in the summer. When you’ve found that perfect floppy hat to have atop your head whilst you lounge by the pool…drinking a fruity, frozen cocktail…well, not much could be better than that, in my mind.

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9. Easy DIY Leather Tassel Keychain

Learn to make this chic and easy DIY leather tassel keychain in just 6 simple steps! Check out ideas for substitutions, customizations, and a fully linked supply list.

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8. DIY Incense Holder

Making a DIY incense holder is a fun and easy craft project for the summer! Use incense outdoors to keep bugs at bay and make your yard smell like a dreamy vacation oasis.

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7. Baby Narwhal Plush Pattern For Kids To Sew

Today I’m sharing this super cute Narwhal plush pattern so you can make your very own super cute narwhal craft. This Narwhal sewing project is easy and simple and a fun first sewing activity for kids to enjoy!

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6. Easy DIY Nature Ornaments from Clay

How To Make DIY Nature Ornaments Using Air Dry Clay. Use Artificial Or Natural Botanicals To Create Beautiful Imprints. These diy nature ornaments are so simple, yet so pretty. And, they are very easy to make too.

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5. DIY Cork Garden Labels (That Won’t Fade)

Make your own cork garden labels that won’t fade! Mark your herbs this season, so next year you know what’s coming in. I’m the one doing the gardening, but since my husband does more of the cooking these days, I needed to make sure he knew which herb was which.

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4. DIY Paper Bookmarks for Back to School with Cricut

These DIY paper bookmarks are easy to make with the Cricut Maker 3 and Smart Sticker Cardstock. They make great party favors!

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3. How to Press Flowers

Learn how to press flowers, which flowers are best for preserving, and how to store your preserved flowers in this in-depth tutorial.

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2. DIY Concrete Butterfly Puddler: Attract Butterflies!

Make A DIY Concrete Butterfly Puddling Station! Attract Butterflies To Your Garden With A Watering Station For Butterflies.

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1. Ring Pull Tab Bracelets

I have a quirky and fun little craft that I would have ADORED as a teenage: ring pull tab bracelets (or soda pop tab bracelets for my American friends).

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