17 Sun Crafts for Kids

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.
17 Sun Crafts - so many super cute, creative, and unique sun crafts for kids (toddler, preschool, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, summer solstice, summer crafts for kids)


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

sun crafts for kids

Make your own blazingly hot sun with this fun squish paninted sun! // 123 Homeschool 4 Me

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



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



Brenda is a full-time writer and homeschooling mom to two girls. Brenda blogs about STEM activities and ADHD homeschooling at Schooling a Monkey. When she isn't working, you'll find Brenda sipping on coffee with her nose in a book.



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Beth Gorden
Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is a homeschooling mother of six who strives to enjoy every moment with her kids through hands-on learning, crafts, new experiences, and lots of playing together. Beth is also the creator and author of 123 Homeschool 4 Me where she shares 1000+ free printables, creative homeschool lessons, crafts, and other fun ideas to help preschool and homeschooling families have fun while learning and exploring together.