Ice Cream Craft and Activity Ideas

With July being National Ice Cream month, we thought it would be fitting to feature some of the blogging world’s best ice cream crafts and activities.  We’ve featured projects from the most involved to the simple, from pretend play ideas to crafts that would function as gifts and decorations.  What better way to spend a rainy summer afternoon, or to unwind after a long day at the beach or pool!

Ice cream literacy activity via our resource shop

Ice cream skip counting by 5s printable

Ice cream investigation printable

Ice Cream Craft

Ice cream counting to 10

DIY Pom Pom Ice Cream Play Set via Twodaloo


Ice Cream Salt Dough Art Project via First Palette

Why not some Christmas in July? Get a head start!

Ice Cream Ornaments from Lines Across

Ice Cream Balloons via My Four Monkeys
Snow Cone Garland via Creature Comforts 

Ice Cream Projects for Pretend Play

How about a cardboard ice cream truck for pretend play? from Lullaby Lubbock

A smaller scale version of a cardboard ice cream truck from Katherine Marie

(this would keep imaginations going all afternoon!)

Cardboard Box Ice Cream Shoppe via Childhood 101

Mint Chocolate Play-doh Recipe and other ideas via The Imagination Tree

Colored Sand Pretend Ice Cream Parlor from A Little Learning for Two

Cloud Dough Ice Cream Sensory Play via Mommy Labs

Eternal Ice Cream via Crafts & Coffee

Adult-directed projects

for the extra crafty

Ice Cream Pinata from Whimsy Love

Ice Cream Cone Wreath via Paint Me Plaid

Ice Cream Paper Crafts

I’m sure you could find plenty of uses for these free printables from Eat Drink Chic

Make buntings? A memory game? Pretend play?

Origami Ice Cream Cone Directions from Origami Club


Ice Cream Book How-To via Scrapbook & Cards Today

Ice Cream Cones with all the fixins from Pitter Patter Art

Edible Ice Cream Crafts & Activities

It wouldn’t be summer without ice cream in a bag from Whatever Dee Dee Wants

(a really well written recipe with simple instructions!)

Hobbit Door Ice Cream Sandwich from Tikkido

Ice Cream Art Projects with Paint

Ice Cream Watercolor Painting via Art Projects for Kids


Ice Cube Painting via Spell Outloud

Footprint Ice Cream via Painting Me Happy

An art lesson in tinting and shading from Splats, Scraps, and Glue Blobs

Textured Painted Ice Cream craft from Playing House

Homemade Ice Cream Puffy Paint via Dresses and Messes

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Stay tuned there is more ice cream fun in store!


4 Responses to Ice Cream Craft and Activity Ideas

  1. Sharon says:

    Thank you so much for including the everlasting ice cream sundaes from Crafts ‘n Coffee. So happy to be included in your yummy roundup!


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