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With summer vacation upon us, boredom may have already set in with your kids. At least with mine it has!
Looking for some fun and easy craft activities to do with the kids?
What better craft project to make is one that you can use! These 24 garden craft ideas for kids are fun, easy, and make wonderful gifts for mom, dad, or the grandparents.
Garden Craft Ideas for Kids
Easy Marbled Pots
This marble pot craft project is perfect for updating any old terracotta pots you have around the house. Using acrylic paint and a water marbling technique creates these beautiful garden pots.
DIY Garden Markers Spoons
Upcycle those old spoon with adorable DIY garden markers craft project. A fun and easy project to create colorful weatherproof plant markers.
Painted Cactus Rocks
These painted cactus rocks is a fun craft project for kids of all ages. All you need are rocks (found at either Home Depot or Lowe’s) acrylic paint, brushes and a sealant.
Garden Gnome Craft
Here’s another cute garden craft for kids to try. These adorable garden gnomes are made with air-drying clay that you can find at your local Target or Walmart.
Coffee Can CD Wind Chime
This colorful coffee can CD wind chime makes a wonderful addition to your backyard garden or the perfect give for Mom or Dad.
Recycled Plastic Lid Windchime
A fun craft project for kids is this colorful recycled wind chime. Add a few colorful beads and bells for sound and you have something special for your backyard.
Key Wind Chime
Another upcycle craft project is this lovely DIY key wind chime. This fun craft project would also make a great gift for Mother’s Day or Grandparent’s Day.
Painted Rock Garden Markers
Here’s another painted rock craft project that creates beautiful painted garden markers for your vegetable or herb garden.
Soda Bottle Watering Can
Don’t recycle those soda bottles – upcycle them into a colorful soda bottle watering can!
DIY Chia Pet
This fun garden craft project transforms a 2-liter soda bottle into this adorable DIY chia pet! The hard part is waiting for the seeds to germinate.
Recycled Bird Feeder
This colorful recycled bird feeder is a fun craft project that is a sure cure for boredom this summer!
Garden Gnome Statue
A fun garden craft project to do with the kids is this adorable clay pot gnome. Have fun with it by creating different sizes and colors.
Rainbow Painted Pot
A fun outdoor garden craft activity are these colorful rainbow painted pots. Be sure to have a variety of acrylic paints to choose from as well as newspaper to cover the work area.
Painted Garden Markers
These colorful and quirky painted garden markers are a fun garden craft project for even little and older kids.
Painted Garden Border
Gather some long sticks, paint them, add some nylon rope and voila…you have created a colorful border for your garden.
Terracotta Flower Pot Wind Chime
This fun and craft project creates a beautiful flower pot chime from terracotta pots, acrylic jute twine, wood beads, and a spoon.
Easy DIY Painted Flower Pots
Here’s another fun craft project using terracotta pots. Included are a list of funny plant puns (like, “Don’t stop beleafing”). You can use either stencils or paint pens to write on the flower pots.
This easy-to-make edible birdhouse starts with a unfinished birdhouse you can find in the craft section of Wal Mart.
Garden Wind Chime
This garden wind chime can made with items you already have around the house – an unused terracotta pot, acrylic paint, and pony beads.
DIY Bird Feeder
Don’t throw out those toilet rolls! Keep them and make this cute homemade bird feeder that the birds will love this summer!
DIY Garden Sundial
This DIY sundial doubles as a fun craft project and STEM activity! No fancy supplies required – just a stick, 12 rocks and some paint or markers.
Glass Gem Suncatchers
These beautiful glass gem suncatchers are made with glass vase gems that you can find at your local dollar store.
Upcycled Fairy Garden
Be sure to keep your fast-food container for this fun and creative fairy garden project.
DIY Bird Bath
Fun and easy garden craft for young and older kids. This colorful homemade bird bath makes a wonderful gift for mom or the grandparents.