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31 August Crafts for Kids

The end of summer might be getting closer, but there is still time to enjoy some fun summer crafts for kids, as well as start thinking about back to school with these awesome August crafts. These august craft ideas are perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders too. Whether you pick a sunflower crafts, watermelon crafts, cute back to school craft, or on of the other super cute crafts for august Рyou will find a simple, creative august crafts for toddlers kids will enjoy.

The end of summer might be getting closer, but there is still time to enjoy some fun summer crafts for kids, as well as start thinking about back to school with these awesome August crafts. These august craft ideas are perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders too. Whether you pick a sunflower crafts, watermelon crafts, cute back to school craft, or on of the other super cute crafts for august - you will find a simple, creative august crafts for toddlers kids will enjoy.

August Crafts

These August crafts for kids are so much fun! There are enough August craft ideas on this list for you to try a new August craft every day of the month! We’ve picked some really fun¬†august crafts for preschoolers, toddlers, kindergartners, grade 1, grade 2, and grade 3 students. ¬†Celebrate the end of summer with some gorgeous sunflower craft ideas, make some watermelon craft preschool, cute first day of school crafts, or one of our other summer projects like a pineapple, flip flop project, and more. These¬†august art projects for toddlers and elementary age children are easy-to-make¬†and enjoy.

August Crafts for Kids

All you need for these projects are some basic supplies like construction paper, scissors, glue, paint, paper plates, pompoms, popsicle sticks, google eyes, and recycled egg cartons.

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Sunflower Crafts

There are so many cheerful yellow sunflower craft ideas for kids to make:

  • Sunflower craft with oil pastels from Project With Kids Have a go at making this gorgeous sunflower art with easy to follow steps and a printable template.
  • Black glue sunflower craft from Schooling and Monkey. You could make a whole field of these sunflowers for the wall!
  • Egg carton sunflowers from Buggy and Buddy. Transform an egg carton into a sunflower!
  • Leaf sunflower craft from Easy Peasy and Fun. These gorgeous flowers are made out of leaves!
  • Paper plate sunflower from Happy Hooligans. This is an easy craft that is perfect for little hands.
  • Simple, paper palte sunflower crafts from 123 Homeschool 4 Me I love that this sunflower craft uses real sunflower seeds.
  • Folded paper sunflower from I Heart Crafty Things. This is such a clever way to make a sunflower.

Plus learn with the free life cycle of a sunflower worksheet pages or this counting sunflower activity for early learners. You can also practice matching upper and lowercase letters with this sunflower activity.

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Watermelon Crafts

Clebrate Watermleon Day on August 3rd with these super cute watermelon craft ideas for all ages:

  • Watermelon eye weaving from Red Ted Art. This is a fun craft for older kids and there is a great video to show you how to make them.
  • Paper plate watermelon craft from The Art Kit. How cute are these little slices of watermelon!
  • Watermelon sponge painting from Fantastic Fun and Learning. This painting activity is a gorgeous way to celebrate summer.
  • Puffy paint watermelon craft from Crafty Morning. What a fun way to paint watermelons, and there is a DIY puffy paint recipe to try too.
  • Fruity paper plate envelopes from My Poppet Send some mail in one of these cute watermelon envelopes!
  • Watermelon pinwheel craft from Kids Craft Room. There is great step by step photos and a video to help you make this fun craft.
  • W is for Watermelon Handart

watermelon playdough  Kids will go nuts over the fun-to-squeeze puffy texture of this watermelon slime! This puffy slime recipe is such a fun watermelon activity for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first graders to play with. Use this watermelon for kids idea along with your watermelon theme, The Watermelon Seed book, or watermelon day activities on August 3rd. WOW your kids with this Watermelon Volcano! This summer activity for kids is a great way to sneak in a science experient. watermelon activity

Watermelon Activities

Plus don’t miss these cute¬†watermelon activities for kids to go along with your¬†watermelon theme:

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Back to School Crafts

Whether you are looking for a school bus craft or cute school supplies inspired projects, these are super cute first day of school crafts

  • Paper roll pencil craft from Easy Peasy and Fun. How fun is this giant pencil!?!
  • Countdown to school craft from Preschool Inspirations. What a fun way to count the days till school starts!
  • Back to school photo frame from I Heart Crafty Things. This is such a cute craft stick project.
  • Easy origami school bus from Pink Stripey Socks. An easy origami tutorial that you can personalize with some art!
  • Monster pencil toppers from Red Ted Art. Make some of these cute monster pencils to celebrate back to school.
  • Pool noodle pencil from Lalymom. This giant pencil really writes!
  • Popsicle stick glue bottle friends craft from Glued to My Crafts How cute are these little guys?!?

FREE Number Bonds to 20 Worksheets - super cute, back to school themed addition to 20 worksheets for kindergarten age kids #numberbonds #backtoschool #kindergarten  What Comes NExt Back to School Math  FREE Back to School Phonics Buses - these are a great visual alphabet activity for displaying, using as puzzles working on uppercase and lowercase letters, or matching beginning sounds too #kindergarten #backtoschool #alphabet

First day of school activities

Plus don’t miss these other¬†back to school activities to get your kindergarnter ready to learn:

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August Craft Ideas

Plus don’t miss these other August arts and crafts to make turtles, summer fruit, flip flops, summer memory books, and more!

  • Monarch butterfly symmetry craft from Buggy and Buddy Celebrate the monarch butterfly migration with this gorgeous craft and practice some math concepts too.
  • Pom pom pineapple from My Poppet. Another delicious summer fruit is pineapple, and this pineapple craft is gorgeous!
  • Summer Pencil holders from Red Ted Art. Make these summer fruit pencil holders to celebrate back to school!
  • Free printable crab hats from Kids Craft Room. If you’ve got time for one more trip to the beach this summer, you should definitely make a crab hat to wear!
  • Colorful flip flop art from Pink Stripey Socks. This is such a bright and colorful art activity!
  • DIY paper fan craft from Red Ted Art Is it still hot where you live? Cool off with one of these fans.
  • Egg carton turtle craft from Frugal Fun for Boys and Girls. Sea turtles are laying eggs in some places at this time of, and these little egg carton turtles are a great craft for learning about them.
  • Paper plate turtle craft from Fireflies and Mudpies. There is a printable template to help you make this cute turtle!
  • Flower crowns and necklaces from The Artful Parent. Celebrate the end of summer with a crown!
  • Paper bag summer memory book from I Heart Crafty Things What a lovely way to capture summer memories, and there are some great printables to make this project even easier.
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August crafts for toddlers

You’ll be busy all month long making these 31 fun August crafts for kids!

FREE Zoo Animals Color by Number Worksheets to help preschool and kindergarten age kids practice number recognition with numbers 1-10 #colorbynumber #preschool #kindergarten vegetable clip cards summer free printable bookmarks

Summer Learning

Free BEE Ten Frame Math Activity - Get buzzzzy practicing math with this fun, hands on Bee Ten Frame Math activity for pre k, kindergarten, and first grade students. This super cute and FREE printable Hotdog Number Words Activity is a FUN way for pre k, kindergarten, and grade 1 to learn this math concept. Free Ice Cream Pattern Cards number-bonds-to-10-fishing-craft

Summer Worksheets

number-tracing-sandcastles tons of free printable camping worksheets for toddler, preschool, kindergarten, and first grade Make 10 Seeds Addition Game for kindergarten age kids

Summer Printables

DIY Lava Lamp edible-ice-cream-playdough-recipe

Summer Activities for Kids

About the author

Kate Picklebums

Kate is an Aussie Mum to four kids and an early childhood educator. She shares easy activities for kids, family friendly recipes and lots of printables on her blog picklebums.com

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