Arts and crafts are cheap, cheerful and great for keeping the kids busy throughout summer. There are SO many things you can create with your little ones, and Pinterest is the perfect place to find some creative inspiration! We’ve rounded up six of our favourite Pinterest boards to give you a head’s start this summer…all that’s left for you to do is protect the furniture and get them in their aprons!
Not another Mummy blog
Alison, editor of Not another Mummy blog admits that she is obsessed with Pinterest – and we’re glad to hear it! On Alison’s family focused Pinterest boards, you will find a range of children’s craft ideas to keep you busy this summer, we especially like her ‘kids – fun stuff to do’ board.
Small for Big
Do you children enjoy getting their hands dirty? If the answer is YES, then toy designer Mari’s Pinterest is the place for you! Mari shares messy summer craft ideas from glitter slime to water piñatas as well as a plenty of fun at-home science experiments, take a look here.
Oh So Beautiful Paper
Editor of Oh So Beautiful Paper‘s Pinterest gives you oodles of craft-spiration! As well as showing you 100’s of things you can make with paper, it also shares cake recipes and decoration tips.
A Mum with a Lesson Plan
This mummy blogger’s Pinterest shares inexpensive summer craft ideas that will keep you busy all summer long! Proving you don’t have to spend a lot of money to get crafty, we can’t wait to get our hands messy with the kids and do some nature painting this summer!
The Artful Parent
The Artful Parent’s Pinterest is dedicated to children’s art and creativity, sharing fun and easy children’s summer craft ideas. Her Pinterest boards show you how to make things from scratch such as paint and stamps!
From the founder of the Mad House, this Pinterest page is filled with fantastic children’s art, craft and cooking ideas for all of the family to enjoy. Keep your family busy with some free colouring in prints available for both children and adults, or why not try making some cool cardboard tube characters?