Kids will have fun celebrating summer or the summer solstice on June 20th with these 17 fun, creative, and unique sun crafts for kids of all ages.
The summer solstice is the longest day of the year. On this day, the sun is out for the longest it will be all year. This year the Summer Solstice will be on June 20, 2017.
Ancient civilizations treated the summer solstice as a religious holiday, but today, we mainly use the summer solstice as the marker for when summer begins. Have your own summer solstice celebration with these sun-themed crafts and activities! Kids will love celebrating longer, warmer days with these sun activities and crafts that will make sun lovers of us all.
Sun Crafts for Kids
The sun is the center of this fun salt dough clay solar system project! // Schooling a Monkey
Don’t have time for a long project? Color the sun! // 123 Homeschool 4 Me
Catch some rays with these crayon shaving suncatchers! // Schooling a Monkey
Draw your own solar system with chalk and learn why the summer solstice is the longest day of the year! // 123 Homeschool 4 Me
Make a sun suncatcher! // Craftulate
Sun Crafts for Preschoolers
Little ones will love making crinkle paper suns. // The Educator’s Spin On It
Learn the alphabet using the sun in this fun project. // Motherhood on a Dime
Paint monoprint suns. // Make and Takes
Build fine motor skills with this yarn sun craft! // The Kindergarten Connection
Buttons and cupcake liners make adorable suns. //I Heart Crafty Things
Make a happy sun from a paper plate and straws. // I Heart Crafty Things
Coffee filters make pretty suns! // Look We’re Learning
These spiky suns teach valuable scissors skills! // A Little Pinch of Perfect
This sun project is a craft, fine motor builder and math activity all in one! // I Heart Crafty Things
This handprint suncatcher is adorable. // Naturally Educational
S is for sun and summer. // School Time Snippets
Paper Bowl Sun Craft // 123 Homeschool 4 Me