While summer is a great time to have your children play outside for hours a day, there are some moments when you find them stuck inside with nothing to do. Whether the weather is forcing your children inside or they are tired after running around all morning, there are some great indoor activities that your children can enjoy! Crafts are one of them.

Crafting is a great activity for you and your children to do together. Plus, crafting is actually beneficial for your little ones. These types of activities can help them develop fine motor skills, learn how to follow directions, and boost their creativity. There are many fun summer crafts that you can do with your children that they will love!

At Yellow Brick Road Early Childhood Development Center, we know there are several benefits to creating crafts with your kiddos. Our child care center includes crafts in our daily routines that allow your children to use their creative thinking. With locations in Eden Prairie, Plymouth, Minnetonka, and Maple Grove, you can find a location close to home!

In this blog, we are going to give you some ideas for fun crafts you can do at home with your children. Read on for fun summer crafts and step-by-step instructions!