There are so many free summer printables for kids on this site that I thought I would put them together in one place to make them easier for you to find.
In this post you’ll find templates that are perfect for coloring or crafts as well as scavenger hunts and printable activities and worksheets.
We love summer and hopefully these ideas will help you to have a fantastic summer with your kids too.
What You'll Find on This Page
Free Summer Printables
No matter where you’re based and how long the summer vacation is at your school, preschool or kindergarten you’ll know that keeping your kids busy and entertained during the summer break can add up quickly. Kids are expensive!
If you’ve visited this site before or if you’re on our email list then you’ll know that I share a lot of free templates and printables.
Whether you’re a parent, grandparent, teacher or librarian I know that you’re doing your best to keep your kids having fun and making great memories so this is my way of trying to help out as much as I can.
There are so many summer themed printables here I thought it would be good to put them all in one place so you can find them all quickly without having to scroll through other themes and times of year.
You’ll find links for each freebie under the pictures and to check out the ones you like just click on the highlighted words in bold.
This page is very much a work in progress with printable activities, coloring sheets, scavenger hunts and craft templates with traditional summer themes like ice creams and sandcastles as well as ocean animals and 4th of July.
I’ve got loads more free printables lined up ready to add over the next couple of months so make sure to save this page so that you can return to it.
Free Printable Summer Activities
Beach Scavenger Hunt – A trip to the seaside is on the summer bucket list of many of us and you can make your trip even more fun with this scavenger hunt where kids can color each item in as they find it.
Not going to the beach? Why not use it while looking through a book on beaches and color each item in as you find it in the text or pictures.
Butterfly Activity Sheets – There are nine pages in this PDF pack including a butterflies life cycle, addition and a color by number.
Camping Activity Sheets – These free printables are always popular during summer break with six pages to download and print.
Color Mixing Worksheets – There are 11 pages to download of these gorgeous printables with a flower theme.
Summer Walk Scavenger Hunt – Grab your crayons or markers and hunt for butterflies, sunflowers and feathers as you get outside in the warm weather.
Free Printable Templates for Coloring and Crafts
Bucket and Spade Template – Whether you call this a bucket and spade or a sand pail and shovel template there’s no disagreeing on the fact that these are a summer and beach staple and we love these fun printables.
Sandcastle Template – With two different designs this sandcastle template is perfect for adding your own embellishments to.
Palm Tree Template – Palm trees definitely give very strong summer vibes and we have two different designs that you can choose from.
Sunflower Template – Growing these plants is a classic summer tradition and there are loads of ways that you can decorate these pictures from coloring to gluing on some real seeds.
S’mores Template – A huge favorite of my kids and very much a reminder of long summer days, we love these s’mores templates.
Beach Ball Template – This is a great one for toddlers and preschoolers with the large spaces that they can decorate.
Baseball Template – Add your own design to this simple baseball template.
Campfire Template – We’ve made loads of campfire crafts as we’re such big fans of camping and these free templates are a great way to help start encouraging your child’s imagination and creativity.
Tent Template – Another template that’s obviously perfect for camping themes, why not add yourself inside the tent?
Beehive Template – Bees are a common topic during the warmer months and this printable is great for decorating.
Shell Template – The basic outline of this shell template make is great for summer and beach crafts, make sure you check out the fun suncatcher craft that we made with this too.
Ice Cream Template – I think it’s fair to say that ice cream is popular with kids? This is great for trying out different painting techniques or kids can design new ice cream flavors.
Watermelon Template – Perfect for getting out the bright fun colors and for fruit topics too.
Dragonfly Template – This template is always really popular and it’s wings are great for decorating as well.
Flower Template – Grab this simple flower template and try out some of our easy flower craft ideas.
Dolphin Template – These cute dolphins would be great as part of an under the sea themed bulletin board display.
Octopus Template – The printable pack for this octopus template contains three different designs.
Jellyfish Template – There are loads of different ways that you can create jellyfish crafts with these printable images.
Bee Template – This is the perfect printable to use alongside our beehive template.
Shark Template – A simple drawing that’s great for Shark Week or ocean themes.
Seaweed Template – Perfect for creating under the sea crafts.
Flip Flops Template – Design your own flip flops with this fun printable.
Free Fourth of July Printables
4th of July Coloring Pages – Five different designs to print and color, just grab the crayons or markers and you’re ready to go.
Eagle Template – A simple outline of an eagle’s head with two different designs to download.
Fireworks Template – Perfect for getting your child excited about evening celebrations, there are three different designs available.
American Flag Template – Three different designs that are perfect for coloring.
4th of July Fireworks Craft – This free printable has designs in color and black and white for you to add your own fireworks to.
Printable 4th of July Craft – Grab this freebie and create a fun wand craft for kids to play with.
4th of July Scavenger Hunt – Look for each item in our fun activity and color them in.
4th of July Bunting – Designs that you can color in yourself as well as ones already colored in perfect for some easy and fun decor.