What a great month to celebrate family fun July crafts and projects ideas. Summer is in full swing, school is out, and family time is abundant. In this blog post you will find 31 ideas for crafts, projects, and DIY’s for the whole month of July.
31 Days of Family Fun July Crafts and Project Ideas:
July 1st – National Postal Worker Day
Today is a day to thank your friendly neighborhood postal worker. A handwritten note plus some snack goodies left inside of your mailbox is a thoughtful gift. You can check out our blog on creating cards with your Cricut here.
July 2nd – World UFO Day
Can you spot a UFO today? Check out this cute DIY telescope for kids. Then after the sun goes down, spend the evening looking for UFO’s in the sky!
July 3rd – Stay Out of the Sun Day
Despite it being summer, this is an actual holiday! Likely the day before 4th of July so that you can save your energy. Spend today making 4th of July crafts!
July 4th – Happy Independence Day!
July 5th – National Apple Turnover Day
“It will come as no surprise to learn that the best way to enjoy National Apple Turnover Day, is to make fresh apple turnovers, and to eat as many apple turnovers as you can today.” – Holidayinsights.com
July 6th – International Kissing Day
These DIY booths for kids are totally adorable. You can do so much with them, including turning them into a kissing booth for International Kissing Day. Photo Credit: Gabrielle Elyse
July 7th – Chocolate Day
There are so many things you can do with chocolate. But we picked out this Chocolate Butterfly tutorial by “Oh! Nuts.”
July 8th – Body Painting Day
You can make home-made body paint and have fun painting faces and arms with your kiddos!
July 9th – National Sugar Cookie Day
July 10th – Teddy Bear Picnic Day
Make these adorable teddy bear ears (from Tea Time Monkeys) for Teddy Bear Picnic Day. Grab your kiddos and head on out to a local park or your backyard for a picnic.
July 11th – Cheer up the Lonely Day
What a perfect day to make and deliver handmade tote bags with sweet sayings to a local nursing home or homeless shelter. A great Cricut project.
July 12th – Pecan Pie Day
Again, enough said.
July 13th – National French Fries Day
Check out this super cute handmade felt Burger and Fries craft from Lia Griffith.Photo credit: Lia Griffith
July 14th – Shark Awareness Day
There are tons of shark crafts out there and what perfect timing for Shark Week. Plan some shark crafts while learning all about them. This round-up from Hey Let’s Make Stuff has all the shark crafts you need.
July 15th – Cow Appreciation Day
Another day that already has tons of craft ideas. Cows are a great fun farm theme for crafting. Check out this cow craft round-up by A Crafty Life.
July 16th – World Snake Day
Paper chain snakes are super cool and it’s a perfect craft to do today! Check out this example by The Craft Train.
July 17th – World Emoji Day
Throw an emoji party today!
July 18th – National Ice Cream Day
Another great idea by A Crafty Morning, DIY Puffy Paint to make Ice Cream projects. Bust out bowls of ice cream while doing this creative craft.
July 19th – National Daiquiri Day
This one is for the moms. An easy and super yummy daiquiri recipe by We Are Not Martha.
July 20th – Moon Day
Celebrate the big moon in the sky by creating this super cool foil printed moon craft by A Dab of Glue Will Do.
July 21st – National Hot Dog Day
Let’s be frank, there are many crafts for National Hot Dog day. But we can take a break from crafting and kick back and grill some hot dogs. Cheers!
July 22nd – Hammock Day
Okay, maybe we need two days off from crafting to enjoy Hammock Day. Use today as an excuse to lounge outside in a hammock.
July 23rd – Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony
Build a faux light up Olympic torch for the opening ceremony. This cute craft by CBC is easy and unique!
July 24th – Amelia Earhart Day
The Joy of Sharing blog shares this popsicle stick airplane craft. Perfect for Amelia Earhart Day!
July 25th – Parent’s Day
Maybe today we take a step back from the kids crafts and bring you crafts for parents. Check out this blog post on 50 easy crafts for adults.
July 26th – Aunt and Uncle Day
Don’t forget your aunts and uncles today! They could probably use a reminder how much they are loved.
July 27th – Walk on Stilts Day
Do you remember making home-made tin can stilts? Today is the perfect day to throw it back!
Photo Credit: Premeditated Leftovers
July 28th – National Milk Chocolate Day
There aren’t too many crafts you can do with chocolate, but you can certainly eat chocolate while crafting today!
July 29th – International Tiger Day
Red Ted Art has the cutest toilet paper roll tiger craft for you to do today.
July 30th – International Day of Friendship
What a better day to make friendship bracelets for your closest friends?? Check out this YouTube tutorial on how to make 3 different designs…
July 31st – National Watermelon Day
This simple and super cute watermelon paper plate craft is perfect for younger kiddos.
Happy July crafting!!