Kids Summer Holiday Craft Summary

Some of these projects even come with free downloadable templates to make it even easier to keep those little fingers preoccupied!


We did a fantastic tutorial on making your own pots with Washi tape and with this design, your kids can pick any Dovecraft Washi tape they want to create their own funky patterns. It doesn’t leave a mess either so it’s less work for you too!

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Here’s a craft that will not only keep the kids entertained while making it, but long after! Our marvellous shadow box tutorial will enable them to make a craft that will stretch their imagination. Help them create a selection of fun, First Edition die cut characters and storylines to use in their own shadow shows. 

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Let the kids become daring princes fighting dragons, or beautiful princesses breaking curses with these funky homemade crowns following our easy tutorial! You will also two free templates to help you and kids make the perfect crowns for all of their adventures. 

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Or, why not get the kids to be criminal busting superheroes instead? Use our tutorial and fab mask templates to help make them their own colourful disguises. They can go crazy with embellishments on their super disguises, or leave them plain for an extra sneaky look.

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Summer time for kids can be full of birthday parties and if you need a card for the occasion, let the kids help you make this brilliant monster card in a few, simple steps. Our free template will make this card an easy-peasy make and is perfect for all the little monsters in your life!  

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Use our crafty dolls house template and tutorial to help you and the kids to make use of those unused boxes around the home this summer. This DIY house is an excellent home for Lego men and dolls alike and will provide the kids with hours of endless fun.

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One of the things that kids love to do is glue, and with our range of Simply Creative decoupage papers, they can use their gluing skills to create top secret storage for their room! The decoupage papers are adorned with a wide array of fun patterns and colours to cover their pots and boxes (and it’ll hopefully help them keep their rooms that bit tidier!) 

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Let the kids embrace their inner fashion designer with this creative tutorial! If they love dressing up their dolls in anything they can find, then our step by step tutorial (with a free template) is perfect for them to get creative. 

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Do your kids love to dress up? How about helping them turn into the perfect seafaring pirates with this last kids craft flashback tutorial! Our pirate themed templates will make it really easy to create the tools for a fun sea adventure including a signature pirate hat,  a colourful parrot, an eye patch and spyglass! Everything they need to keep them entertained over the summer break. 

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We hope this article has filled you with all sorts of crafty inspiration for the summer holidays! We’d love it if you shared your makes in the project gallery and to #trimcraft on your social media posts. 

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