10 Summer Crafts for Teens and Tweens

Crafty kids are the best kids. (Photo: In Green/Shutterstock)

Summer is here! Chances are, if you have teens and tweens at home, they are booked solid with classes, clubs, work and get-togethers. But on the off-chance they do have a little down time at home, here are 10 awesome craft projects that are light years beyond crayons and glue, and sure to please even the most advanced crafters:

  1. Bandana beach bag
  2. Embroidered jeans
  3. Flower flip-flops
  4. Summer bath salts
  5. Batik art
  6. Lacy knit wrap
  7. Handmade soap
  8. Origami paper zoo
  9. Beaded loop choker
  10. Glow in the dark alien babies
For more teen craft ideas, check out The Hipster Librarian's Guide to Teen Crafts or Alternatcrafts: 20+ High Style Lo-Budget Projects to Make.