What's better than watermelon on a hot day? Twenty different creative, clever, and cute fruit-inspired crafts to make with your kids all summer long! Pick your favorite fruits, whip out the craft supplies, and get making this season (and don't forget the watermelon for an in-between craft snack!)
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Watermelon Frisbee Flyers
Make sure you're in good shape for this one; this watermelon frisbee flyer will have you running all over the yard for hours. Frisbee is such a fun way to spend a summer afternoon, and why not make it a bit sweeter with an adorable watermelon design?
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DIY Fruit Fans
Every summer, there comes a point when you just can't stand the heat any longer and a nice air-conditioned room starts to sound better than hanging out in the yard. Make sure you don't miss out on any time in the great outdoors this summer with these super cute fruit pattern fans!
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Pineapple Necklace Kids' Craft
This super sweet necklace is easy as pie(-napple) to make with your little ones. Gather together multi-sized yellow buttons, maybe from an old button collection or at your local craft store, to make this uber creative and summery necklace.Continue to 5 of 20 below.
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Hanging Citrus Fruit Paper Craft
It's way too early to say "deck the halls," but maybe try hanging these fun and seasonally appropriate citrus baubles around your home this summer. They make for wonderful party decorations or just for an extra summery feel in the house, and your kids will love making them.
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Handprint Pineapple Keepsake
A fun craft that doubles as a keepsake of your little ones' handprints? Sign us up! As your babies keep on getting older it's important to document both the memories and how little they used to be; use this craft as a way to recall fun summer memories with the whole family.
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Bubble Wrap Printed Fruit
You've heard of using fruit stamps to print fun shapes, but what about using bubble wrap to print fruit? Create funky textures for delicious looking fruits on t-shirts, tote bags, or even just paper.Continue to 9 of 20 below.
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Crochet Watermelon Coasters
This craft is totally functional and also makes for a great introduction to crochet and other needlework for young kids. This cute watermelon coaster makes for the perfect party accessory for cold drinks on a hot summer day.
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Fruit Tree Busy Bag Idea
If you're traveling at all this summer, this craft activity is a must-have. Long car, train, or plane rides can easily make for cranky kids, but this easy fruit-themed busy bag idea can hold their attention for a while. Easy to make and easy to bring along, this activity is definitely one to keep in your back pocket.
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Perler Bead Fruit Magnets
Throw it back to the '90s and early 2000s with a fun Perler bead activity. Frugal Mom-Eh shows us some innovative fruit designs for Perler beads and how to turn them into fridge-friendly magnets.Continue to 13 of 20 below.
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DIY Fruit-Inspired Mini Party Hats
The crowning craft for a fruit-filled summer party, these easy mini party hats are the key. So cute, so colorful, and sure to get everyone in the summer spirit, it'll be a blast to help your kids design and assemble these sweet chapeaus.Continue to 17 of 20 below.
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Rainbow Fruit Mason Jar Craft
No summer craft roundup is complete without at least ONE mason jar craft. These rainbow fruit ones mix trendy with adorable in the most perfect way. Whip up a whole crowd of fun rainbow fruit mason jar friends and get the party going!
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It's all in the name—PINEcone PINEapples! This craft is so clever, we wish we'd thought of it first! Make adorable mini pineapple decorations with pinecones from the yard; it's the perfect summer adaptation of an autumn classic.