It’s the hottest season of the year and what better way to spend it than doing summer crafts for seniors?
If you’re not sure how you want to spend those warm sunny afternoons in the summer, why not do some crafts?
Here are some of the best summer craft ideas for seniors or any crafter.
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20 Easy Summer Crafts for Seniors
Gather up all your DIY tools and let’s get crafting!
1. DIY Rock Cactus Craft – Painting Stones – Easy Peasy and Fun
This Cactus DIY is perfect for seniors who would love to be plant parents without the hassle of having to keep it alive.
2. DIY Photo Magnets
These cute photo magnets make for the perfect moment or even a Christmas ornament!
3. Lighthouse Bird Feeder with Terra Cotta Pots
This Lighthouse bird feeder is not only cute but also functional.
4. Summer Wreath With Split Peas
This summer wreath is an easy DIY that your seniors will love. Plus, you only need dollar store supplies.
5. Suncatcher Wind Chimes Nature Craft
Making suncatcher wind chimes will be loads of fun for your seniors. It’s just one of the easy craft ideas for elderly out there!
6. Tropical Paper Flower Craft
You don’t need to wait for spring for you to do a tropical craft. This beautiful tropical paper flower craft is sure to be a hit.
7. DIY Patriotic Mason Jars
If you love hosting and partying, these DIY mason jars will come in handy for several uses.
Check out this video on how to do the DIY jars.
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8. Patriotic Bandana Wreath
You’ll fall in love with this patriotic wreath, plus it is super simple to make.
9. Scrabble Tile Craft
This will be a fun project for your seniors as they could also get a chance to learn new acronyms.
10. Mason Jar Bird Feeder
Everyone will love this cute aesthetic in their backyard. And making it is also super fun.
11. Cute Painted Ladybug Rocks
Nowadays, it’s quite rare to spot a ladybug. So why not make a cute one for yourself.
12. Garden Wind Chimes
If you love gardening, this is a great idea to decorate your garden and explore an exciting new painting technique.
13. DIY Mason Jar Lid Coasters
There’s nothing like a cold drink on a hot summer afternoon. And of course, you’ll need some coasters. These easy-to-make mason jar lid coasters are gorgeous.
14. DIY Burlap Wreath
Any time you think of fun and simple crafts, the first thing that comes to mind is -burlap. Burlap is versatile and beautiful, and you will love this DIY burlap wreath.
15. Easy DIY Garden Markers Spoons
These garden markers will be a great addition to your garden. Not only are they colorful, but they are a great recycling project.
16. Nature Seashell Fish Craft
Nothing says summer more than a trip to the beach. These seashell fish crafts will be a hit for any DIY-er.
17. Quick And Easy DIY Wine Cork Succulent Magnets
If you love organizing parties, this can be a great party favor.
18. DIY Summer Garland
Did you know pineapples are known as a greeting or welcoming fruit ? Turn up the summer festivity with a pineapple summer garland accessory.
19. Easy Painted Fairy Houses
The warm climate and sunshine make summer a perfect season for gardening . Add some zazz to your garden with these fairy houses.
20. Summer Sky Salt Watercolor Craft
Sometimes a simple craft does it.
These craft ideas are perfect for even novice crafters and great for seniors! So grab your grandkids, or spend an afternoon by yourself creating something beautiful.
You could make these summer crafts for seniors any time of year, but they all have a summer theme to them.
What are your favorite summer crafts for seniors? Please share with us below!
- Magazine, U. G. (2015). Gardens (Spring/Summer 2015).