Picnic-Themed Crafts for Kids

A paper plate hamburger, giant paper Popsicle craft and more for kids to make this week.

The Fourth of July may have come and gone, but summer 2016 is still in full swing! There are friends to have over, camps to enjoy and many more hours left spent playing outside. What kind of summer activities does your family love? What about picnics? You don’t have to travel far to enjoy a good meal together outside – you can pack a fun lunch and head to your backyard for a few hours. This week’s roundup celebrates all-things picnic.

Snack Necklaces

Here’s a craft project that improves fine motor skills and hungry tummies! Design Improved has lots of kid-friendly picnic ideas on her blog, like this project for having kids create their own snack necklaces.

Giant Paper Popsicle Craft

Everything’s better when it’s bigger! Craftwhack shows you how to make your very own giant popsicles that you’ll wish you could eat for real.

Paper Plate Hamburger

Leave it to a cereal company to offer several food-themed craft projects! Kix Cereal has many ideas for upcycling paper products; check out this how-to for turning a paper plate into a creative hamburger.

Cupcake Liner Ice Cream Cone Kids Craft

Speaking of extra dessert, why not add an extra scoop of pretend ice cream to your next craft project? I Heart Crafty Things shares a “sweet” DIY for turning cupcake liners into adorable pretend snacks.

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