17+ Canada Day Crafts & Activities for Kids

INSIDE: 17+ fun and easy crafts and activities to help you celebrate Canada Day with your kids. These creative ideas are great ways to introduce and learn Canadian symbols, like the maple leaf and traditions like fireworks to make Canada Day fun for your toddler, preschooler or kindergartner.

Living in these crazy times has made me even more grateful to live in such an amazing country. Canada is a beautifully diverse country with so much to offer. As Canadians we are a humble people but we should be proud of our country and celebrate it extra hard this year! Not only should we celebrate it we should also should instill a sense of pride in our young children.

Looking for toddler crafts for summer? Check out these easy ideas perfect for toddlers!

And checkout my short form crafting series on TVOkids and TVOkids YouTube!

Check out these fun and creative crafts and activities to celebrate the country we love and share. Happy Canada Day!

Canada Day crafts and activities

Crafts for Canada Day

  1. Patriotic Canada Day Windsock Craft for Kids (Happy Hooligans)
  2. Spin Painting Canada Day Craft (Projects with Kids)
  3. Canada Craft With Paper Cups (Easy Crafts for Kids)
  4. Paper Bag Beaver Puppet (East Coast Mommy)
  5. Canada Day Coasters (Play Learn Everyday)
  6. Contact Paper Stained Glass Canadian Flag: Easy Craft For Kids
  7. Handprint Canada Flags (How Wee Learn)
  8. DIY Canadian Peg Dolls (And Next Comes L)
  9. Salt Art Painting for Kids: Add color and texture with salt! (Glue Stick Blog)
  10. Paper Tube Fireworks Art Project for Kids (Artsy Crafty)

Canada Day Activities

  1. Canada Day Science & Sensory Play (And Next Comes L)
  2. Celebrate Canada with Sensory Play (One Time Through)
  3. Printable Canada I Spy Game (Living Life and Learning)
  4. Maple Scented Canada Day Playdough (The Chaos and The Clutter)
  5. Canada Day Scavenger Hunt (Mommy Moment)
  6. Fireworks in a Jar (I Can Teach My Child)
  7. Patriotic Ribbon Twirlers for Kids to Make for Canada Day (Happy Hooligans)

HAPPY Canada Day!

Looking for more summer activity ideas? Check out of these other round-ups for more ways to stay busy this summer:

  1. 40+ Fun & Easy Summer Crafts for Kids
  2. 25+ Outdoor Water Activities to Keep Kids Cool This Summer
  3. 40+ Awesome Outdoor Learning Activities for Kids
  4. 30+ Easy Outdoor Art Projects for Kids
  5. 60+ Awesome Outdoor Activities for Kids
  6. 45+ Awesome Water Sensory Bins for Toddlers & Preschoolers
  7. 40+ Water Table Activities for Toddlers
  8. 21+ Spray Bottle Activities for Toddler
  9. 20 Amazing Backyard Obstacle Courses
  10. 21+ Amazing Summer Sensory Bins
  11. 40+ Ice Sensory Play
  12. 12 Healthy Smoothie Recipes for Toddlers + Kids

Check out My Books, TV Show & Play Kits!

Book: Exciting Sensory Bins for Curious Kids

Did you know I wrote a book of sensory bins? Click here for more information Exciting Sensory Bin for Curious Kids. Or grab your copy at Amazon

Boring afternoons are made exciting with awesome animal-based bins, like Salty Shark Bay or Yarn Farm. Pretend play bins like Birthday Cake Sensory Play or Bubble Tea Party encourage creativity and imagination. And your kids will have so much fun they won’t even know they’re getting smarter with STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) activities like Sink or Float Soup, Magnetic Letter Hunt or Ice Cream Scoop and Count.

Book: Super STEAM Activity Book for Kids

Learning all about science, technology, engineering, art, and math sets kids up for scholastic success―and it can be so much fun! Watch kids enjoy building STEAM skills as they color friendly fish, help water find its way to tree roots, solve math problems with mazes, and more. 

TV Show: Curious Crafting

I’m so excited to finally share my new crafting TV show CURIOUS CRAFTING which launched July 1 at on TVOkids and TVOkids YouTube!

This show is all about fun and easy crafts for toddlers and preschoolers. 

Set in the ultimate crafting space, Curious Crafting is a short form pre-school age series about the joy of making crafts. I lead a rotating cast of adorable little preschoolers (including my own) making magic out of common household objects.

In each episode we transform recycled items into magical crafts like a milk carton school bus, paper bag puppet or cotton pad turtle. The crafters learn and laugh their way through each activity while demonstrating what their young imaginations can create. 

Curious Crafting shares the adventure and joy of making art with takeaway lessons for creating crafts at home.

Book: Big Book of Riddles for Kids – coming out September 27, 2022

Book: STEAM Crafts for Kids – coming out November 29, 2022

The Best Sensory Play Kits for Kids

Play is at the core of learning during the early years and it can take many forms. One of the most important of these is sensory play because it engages all of a child’s senses (taste, touch, smell, sight and hearing) and has a enoumous positive impact on brain development.

Our Sensory Play Kits are some fun and easy ways to keep your child engaged while at the same time using sensory play to nurture their mind!

Shop our ready made play kits here.


Canada Day crafts and activities

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