Summer heat got you down?  Step inside and try one of these fun crafts that will keep you cool while you celebrate summer.  

Fancy bike horn: Kids can dress up their wheels and toot their own horns with this fancy bike horn.  Just dig through the craft box to find sequins, glue, and other embellishments to get started.  

Homemade ice cream in a bag: Think it's hard to make homemade ice cream? Try out this sweet recipe for making homemade ice cream in a bag.  This is one summer craft that will please kids and adults alike.

Baseball wristband: Here's a craft for your favorite little slugger.  This stitched leather bracelet is a snap to make, and with its authentic baseball design, it's sure to be a hit.


Kids sun hat: Do you have trouble getting your kids to wear their hats in the summer?  Let them make their own and they'll be more than happy to show it off.  And you’ll be more than happy that their protected from the sun!

Water purse: This DIY purse is perfect for carrying around to the pool or beach. It's a cinch to make...and you'll never know it was crafted from an onion bag!

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5 cool crafts for summer
Beat the heat with cool crafts that celebrate the best of summer.