Summer is here! Chances are, if you have teens and tweens at home, they are booked solid with classes, clubs, work and get-togethers. But on the off-chance they do have a little down time at home, here are 10 awesome craft projects that are light years beyond crayons and glue, and sure to please even the most advanced crafters:

  1. Bandana beach bag
  2. Embroidered jeans
  3. Flower flip-flops
  4. Summer bath salts
  5. Batik art
  6. Lacy knit wrap
  7. Handmade soap
  8. Origami paper zoo
  9. Beaded loop choker
  10. Glow in the dark alien babies

The opinions expressed by MNN Bloggers and those providing comments are theirs alone, and do not reflect the opinions of While we have reviewed their content to make sure it complies with our Terms and Conditions, MNN is not responsible for the accuracy of any of their information.