The sun is shining and the garden is beckoning. These garden craft ideas for kids of all ages are great to keep them busy as well as make some fantastic fun, and easy projects for the kids to do, so check out the Best Garden Crafts for Kids below.
Whether you have a toddler or a teen these garden ornaments are great to make with your kids.
This fun garden craft is great for kids to make, use objects from a summer vacation or that you love and make your own DIY stepping stones for the garden with cement.
Mini Garden Gnome
These cute mini garden gnomes are simple and easy to make with air-drying clay and sealed so that they become water proof ideal for hiding amongst the flowers and plants in your yard.
Clay Pot Mushrooms
These magical toadstool clay pots are so easy to make and perfect to hide in the garden for a little extra fairy magic. Don’t they just make the perfect little fairy houses!
Beaded Garden Ornaments
Why not use beads of different colours and sizes to create some pretty beaded garden ornaments with the kids. They will catch the light and add some interest to the garden before the flowers appear.
Decorated Plant Pots
How about getting creative with this cute little garden craft idea to make a ladybug planter perfect for some colourful flowers to grow this year.
Add a little decoration and sound to the garden with this simple garden project for kids of all ages to make with you these recycled garden wind chimes.
Tin Can Lanterns
Use tin cans to create some patio decorations that light up the night with these easy tin can lanterns that kids can make.
What ever plants you are growing it’s a good idea to add some markers to your garden here are some simple ideas your kids can make for the back yard.
Rock Painting Garden Markers
Whether you use paints or paint pens stone markers for the garden are easy to make. The picture above shows my preschoolers decorating the markers that we still use 10 years later in the vegetable garden.
Toddler Plant Markers
These simple DIY plant makers were made by my toddlers for the vegetable patch. These are some easy to do and perfect for little hands to colour in. They will last for a season but your little ones will be able to identify what is growing very simply each time.
Garden Flags for Planting
Make the rows of your plants easy to identify and get your kids to create their own fabric flag plant markers in the garden.
More Ideas for Garden Fun with the Kids
Make your own bubble mixture with our recipe which will save you money and keep your kids blowing bubbles all summer long.
Grow some flowers and vegetables this summer with our guide for the quickest-growing seeds to start with kids.
Cerys is a marine biologist, environmental educator, teacher, mum, and home educator from the UK. She loves getting creative, whether it is with simple and easy crafts and ideas, activities to make learning fun, or delicious recipes that you and your kids can cook together you'll find them all shared here on Rainy Day Mum.