Home & Garden Home 10 Summer Crafts for Teens and Tweens By Jenn Savedge Writer University of Strathclyde Ithaca College Jenn Savedge is an environmental author and lecturer. She’s a former national park ranger who has written three books on eco-friendly living our editorial process Jenn Savedge Updated January 31, 2020 Crafty kids are the best kids. (Photo: In Green/Shutterstock) Share Twitter Pinterest Email Home DIY Pest Control Natural Cleaning Family Green Living Thrift & Minimalism Sustainable Eating 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: Bandana beach bag Embroidered jeans Flower flip-flops Summer bath salts Batik art Lacy knit wrap Handmade soap Origami paper zoo Beaded loop choker 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.