Craft projects with the kids are never-ending… which is why these DIY suncatcher crafts are perfect for any family bonding night or simply wanting to keep the kids entertained! When I was younger, some of my favorite memories were activities I did with my whole family. We made everything from suncatchers, paintings, clay pots for my mini garden, and more! If you want to create everlasting memories with the family, check out these super creative craft tutorials for inspiration to make your own!
Aside from family crafting we also did game nights. If you’re looking for free and fun games you can play with your kids, check out the printables I have below. They are super easy to download and come with multiple variations!
Here are the craft ideas I found:
Source: The Best Ideas For Kids
If you need a fun indoor craft to make with the kids this summer… this handprint suncatcher is the one! It’s the perfect activity to spend some time with your kids and brighten up your home. This tutorial comes with a video to help you every step of the way too!
Stained Glass Leaf Suncatchers
Source: Adventure In A Box
Before you know it, fall will be here. And you know you’ll want a craft to show how much you enjoy all the wonderful autumn colors. You’ll love this one! Celebrate sweater weather with these leaf shaped suncatchers. Plus, this one comes with free printable templates to help you out. Have fun with it!
Related Printable: Free Leaf Templates
Homemade Wax Paper Suncatcher
Source: The Maternal Hobbyist
I don’t know about you but we always have used crayons around the house… I find them everywhere! This DIY project puts them to good use and will help you create a super creative wax paper suncatcher. They’re so colorful and only have eight easy steps to create them. Hang your suncatcher and enjoy the bright colors!
Tissue Paper Flag Suncatcher
Source: The Simple Parent
Gather the family and show your 4th of July pride by making the cutest little flag to hang on the back door! This step by step tutorial shows you how to create a fun and patriotic suncatcher. Plus, it’s the perfect craft to do on a hot summer day. Once you make it, it’ll glow like fireworks. Super fun!
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Pokeball Suncatcher Craft For Kids
Source: And Next Comes L
Pokemon has one very recognizable item and that’s the red and white Pokeball. Whether you’re kids loved playing Pokemon go or just like collecting the cards… they’ll love this craft! Not only will you have fun, but you will also have something to show for it once you’re done!
Free Printable Butterfly Suncatcher
Source: Artsy Fartsy Mama
Suncatchers are a relativity simple craft to make with the kids, right!? Not only are they easy, but they end up being a great decoration. Plus, this one is extra colorful and can be designed in any way you like. So, print out the template and get to work!
Related Craft Post: Rainbow Craft Tutorials For Kids
Cardboard Roll Flower Suncatcher Craft
Source: Our Kid Things
When the spring and summer months roll around… I start getting obsessed with my flowers and plants! This DIY project is all about that. It shows you how to create a simple flower suncatcher. The best part is that you probably have most of the supplies you need at home already. So, let’s do this!
How to Make a Colorful Caterpillar Suncatcher
Source: Fireflies and Mud Pies
On a perfect sunny day or even a gloomy rainy one, gather your kids around the table for this caterpillar suncatcher craft! It’s perfect for kids of all ages and helps you explain the circle of life of butterflies. It’s also a great way to recycled and reuse those old plastic toppers!
Fall Tissue Paper Kids Craft
Source: Create Play Travel
Autumn crafts are the perfect way to brighten up your home when that sweater weather is here. Break out that pumpkin spice cold brew and make this super fun stained glass DIY suncatcher craft. Hang it up on the fridge or the sliding glass door. Love it!
Easter Tissue Paper Suncatcher Craft
Source: Made With Happy
Doing crafts around Easter is the best way to gather your family for some quality time together. This simple tutorial shows you make some cross shaped suncatchers with tissue paper. Grab some clear contact paper, scissors, a pen… and let’s get to crafting!
Related Post: Tissue Paper Crafts For Kids
DIY Stained Glass Craft Tutorial
Source: The Pretty Life Girls
Okay… if you want to make a suncatcher for yourself or maybe with your teenagers, this is the perfect one to make! It takes eight steps and it turns out super cute! Plus, I feel like this would be a great craft project for wine night
Cheap Suncatcher Craft For Kids
Source: Mess For Less
Put on some sunscreen and take your kids outdoors for this fun suncatcher craft. You’ll need gel glue, an OLD CD (remember those lol?!) and gems in assorted colors. This is going to shine bright on those hot summer days!
Toddler Rainbow Art Project
Source: Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds
Rainbow suncatcher? Yes, please! But this craft is more than that. It’s fun, but also a great way to teach your toddler the colors and how to differentiate them. Grab a few paper plates, tissue paper, scissors, and get down to work!
Related Craft Post: Back To School Crafts For Kids
How to Make Cosmic Suncatchers
Source: Babble Dabble Do
If you aren’t afraid of making a little bit of a mess… the kids will really enjoy this one. This cosmic suncatcher tutorial is just what they need! What makes this one so great is that it doesn’t take much time and you probably already have all the supplies you need! The designs never end so your kids will test their imagination!
Easy Glass Gem and Glue Craft
Source: Preschool Inspirations
Suncatchers brighten any room you put them in and are always great little art piece. This craft helps you engage your kids in a fun activity and keep them off thier Ipad! You can choose a color scheme or make it as creative as you want. Perfect!
Easy Tie Dye Coffee Filter Craft
Source: Sunshine & Munchkins
Coffee filters as the main supply for a craft project? Why not?! Make a colorful tie-dye suncatcher with your kids and enjoy your family time. These look amazing and you won’t need anything other than some markers and coffee filters!
Tissue Paper Suncatchers in Embroidery Hoops
Source: Artful Parent
Combining embroidery hoops and tissue paper to create a colorful suncatcher? Love it! Grab an embroidery hoop, some wax and tissue paper to make this simple yet super cute project. You could even print out little templates or different shapes to add a theme to the suncatcher… dinosaurs, leaves, stars, the sky’s… or maybe, the sun, is the limit!
Window Chalk Mosaic Art
Source: Hello Wonderful
Getting creative in the house can be tricky sometimes. This will give you the inspiration you need! The tutorial shows you how to create a chalk mosaic art that can serve as a suncatcher on your windows. If you’re brave enough to let the kids draw on the windows, they’ll really love this project!
Stained Glass Kite Decoration
Source: Kinder Craze
While you’ve seen plenty of different shaped suncatchers by now… here’s one that you haven’t seen yet! This kite shaped suncatcher is super fun and keeps things simple. If you have young kids that are still practicing their scissor skills, this would be great for them. Again… I really think cutting out cute little shapes, instead of squares for the tissue paper, would look amazing!
Easter Egg Tissue Paper Stained Glass Craft
Source: Three Little Ferns
Springtime is full of warmer weather, bright colors, and fun Easter craft projects! This Easter egg themed craft shows you how to create lovely eggs out of tissue paper that will decorate your windows this spring. Simple and easy!
Now that you have all the suncatcher inspiration you need, it’s time to treat yo self! While the kid’s crafts are sparkling in the sun, you may need to prep for the week or simply get a tad more organized. If you’re looking for easy ways to prep for the upcoming week, check out the free printables I’ve been making!
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