Today, we have 45 fun and easy suncatcher crafts for kids from all over the internet. From classic tissue paper suncatchers to flower suncatchers, we have colorful suncatcher crafts for kids of all ages.

Image has a yellow background and circular pics of star, leaves, watermelon, and a butterfly sun catcher in a variety of colors from Kids Activities Blog.
Let’s make some suncatchers!

FAVORITE easy Suncatcher craft Ideas For Kids

There is so much fun to be had in making diy suncatcher crafts , and these cool suncatchers are simple crafts that will provide quality time with the whole family! 

Creating a pretty suncatcher is lots of fun for young children and older children alike and it’s an excellent way to improve fine motor skills. Easy suncatchers and little kids just go together!

That is one of the reasons why these fun suncatcher craft ideas are so perfect. Younger kids can enjoy using tissue paper squares or a piece of contact paper for an easy project. Older kids can create glass suncatchers for a fun project. These kids activities are just plain awesome!

1. Watermelon Suncatcher Craft

Image shows two suncatcher half pieces of watermelon in pink, green, and white from Kids Activities Blog.
This watermelon looks yummy!

Paper plates are so versatile for crafts like this Watermelon Suncatcher Craft.

2. Tissue Paper Butterfly Suncatcher

Image shows an assorted color butterfly suncatcher hanging in a window from Kids Activities Blog.
Its different colors make this butterfly special!

The first thing this Tissue Paper Butterfly Suncatcher wants to do is fly!

3. Mermaid Tail Suncatcher

Picture shows a mermaid tail suncatcher with blue, purple, and pink scales and two sea shell suncatchers in purple and pink from Kids Activities Blog.
Splish splash, little mermaids!

This Mermaid Tail Suncatcher will have your little one longing for the beach.

4. Valentine Crafts: Catch the Sun

Image shows two heart suncatchers in red and white from Kids Activities Blog.
Heart suncatchers make Valentine’s Day happier!

Clear contact paper gets new life with this Valentine Crafts: Catch the Sun.

5. Suncatcher Tissue Paper Poppies Craft

Image shows a round suncatcher with green grass and blue sky and red poppy flowers with a black dot in the middle and green stems from Kids Activities Blog.
Pretty, pretty poppies!

Embroidery hoops make this Tissue Paper Poppies craft project so easy!

6. Pretty Round Suncatcher Craft

Image shows 5 round rainbow colored suncatchers with striped designs and no designs from Kids Craft Room.
Bright colors catching sun rays!

This is a great spring craft for sunny day fun from Kids Craft Room.

7. Cosmic Suncatchers

Image shows a round suncatchers with swirled colors of red, purple, pink, blue, and yellow from Babble Dabble Do.
Beautiful swirl art!

The colors of this suncatcher from Babble Dabble Do are so fascinating!

8. Ladybug Sun Catchers

Image show three red and black ladybug suncatchers and three green leaf suncatchers arranged in a circle from Here Come The Girls Blog.
Ladybugs are so cute!

These ladybug suncatchers from Here Come The Girls Blog is the perfect craft for kids.

9. Suncatcher Jellyfish Kids Craft

Image shows two jelly fish suncatchers in rainbow colors with ribbons for tentacles in rainbow colors from I Heart Arts N Crafts.
Jellyfish are squirmy!

Grab a sheet of contact paper and tissue for this craft project from I Heart Arts N Crafts.

10. Glue Sun Catcher Art 

Image shows a large circular rainbow type of pattern in blue, pink, purple, yellow, and blue and a rainbow under it in blue, yellow, light blue, pink and yellow from Pink Stripey Socks.
Glue and paint are so much fun!

If your kids love to play with white glue and paint, they’ll love this project from Pink Stripey Socks.

11. Spring Suncatchers

Image shows a large tan and yellow foam sun catcher flower from Fun At Home With Kids.
These big flowers are the best!

Use the sticky side of foam flowers for this easy craft from Fun At Home With Kids.

12. Stained Glass Style Owl Sun Catcher

Image shows an owl suncatchers outlined in black with blue eyes, pink wings, and pink, purple, and blue dots on the belly from In The Playroom.
Owls are so mesmerizing!

Young children can practice scissor skills with this activity from In The Playroom.

13. Faux Stained Glass Seahorse Suncatcher

Image shows a rectangular suncatcher that has a blue background with a purple unicorn and green reeds on either side from Easy Peasy And Fun.
Let’s go under the sea!

Grab some black construction paper and sharpies for this craft project from Easy Peasy And Fun.

14. Faux Stained Glass Suncatcher Craft

Image shows a rectangular sun catcher with a stained glass effect in green, blue, purple, and orange from Buggy And Buddy.
Stained glass is just beautiful!

Make this traditional sun catcher with this 6 step tutorial from Buggy And Buddy.

15. Crayon Hearts Suncatchers

Image shows three black outlined orange, purple, and pink heart suncatchers from Red Ted Art.
Hearts are fun any time of year!

Valentine’s Day just begs for these sun catchers from Red Ted Art.

16. Rainbow Heart Suncatchers

Image shows a heart suncatcher in blue, green, red, purple, pink, and orange from Fireflies and Mudpies.
We love heart suncatchers!

Grab your stationery items and heart template for this craft from Fireflies And Mudpies.

17. Flower Suncatcher

Image shows a DIY sun catcher with real flowers of daisies and buttercups in the center of a paper plate from Messy Little Monster.
A perfect way to use spring flowers!

Pluck some flower petals to make this cute project from Messy Little Monster.

18. Leaf Sun Catcher

Image shows a fall leaf sun catcher in brow, red, burnt orange, and yellow from Fantastic Fun And Learning.
We love fall crafting!

Leaf suncatchers are great crafts for fall from Fantastic Fun And Learning.

19. Nature Suncatcher Craft

Image shows a paper plate with a removed center replaced with leaves and flower petals on clear contact paper from Coffee Cups And Crayons.
Let’s go on a nature hunt!

This craft is a good idea for nature enthusiasts from Coffee Cups And Crayons.

20. Raindrop Suncatchers

Image shows raindrop suncatchers on strings in blue and glitter from Pre-K Pages.
Raindrops are pretty sun catchers!

This fun sun catcher craft from Pre-K Pages will have your little one loving rain!

21. Tissue Paper Rainbow Suncatcher

Image shows a tissue paper rainbow suncatcher in rainbow colors from Fun Learning For Kids
Rainbows are always fun!

This activity from Fun Learning For Kids is a great way to use up small squares of tissue paper pieces.

22. Coffee Filter Suncatchers in Fun Shapes!

Image shows nine suncatchers from coffee filters in varying colors from Artsy Momma.
Bright colors make sun catchers prettier!

The color scheme of this suncatcher from Artsy Momma is so fascinating!

23. Heart Tissue Paper Suncatchers

Image shows a sun catcher made from tissue paper heart in purple, red, and pink from Teaching Mama.
Let’s make a colored tissue paper heart!

This suncatcher is a fun way to use up extra colors of tissue paper from Teaching Mama.

24. Apple Suncatchers

Image shows three apple suncatchers one in red, the next in green, and the last in purple, orange, green, blue, yellow, and red from Fireflies And Mud Pies.
Let’s make an apple for the sun!

These apples are a fun summer craft from Fireflies And Mud Pies, but they aren’t for eating!

25. Mandala Sun Catchers

Image shows a round suncatcher of a yellow flower centered among fern leaves and whit leaves from Twig And Toadstool.
Nature is so beautiful!

Bring nature to your window with these clever ways of making sun catchers from Twig And Toadstool.

26. Stained Glass Painting

Image shows a suncatcher with pink, purple, blue, and yellow blended in circular patterns from Happy Hooligans.
This art technique is beautiful!

Enjoy making this craft from Happy Hooligans with simple supplies like wax paper and a plastic lid.

27. Hot Air Balloon Suncatchers

Image shows hot air balloon suncatchers in purple, green, blue, orange, red, and yellow from Suzys Sitcom.
What a fun way to fly!

This decorative craft from Suzys Sitcom makes beautiful suncatchers!

28. Painted Heart Suncatcher Craft

Image shows several painted hearts side by side in individual colors of blue, yellow, and purple from Views From A Step Stool.
Let’s make these pretty hearts!

Grab your favorite paint and make this craft from Views From A Step Stool.

29. Heart Suncatchers With Lace And Ribbon

Image shows nine heart suncatchers made of white lace and assorted styles for ribbon from Artful Parent.
These hearts are just so sweet!

This craft from Artful Parent is the best way to use up pieces of ribbon and lace.

30. Ladybug Craft

Image shows a red and black dotted ladybug suncatcher from Rainy Day Mum.
Ladybugs are so much fun!

Make this long time love of kids-a ladybug from Rainy Day Mum.

31. DIY Suncatchers

Image shows a round suncatcher with neon colored beads glued in from Having Fun At Home.
Suncatchers are so very pretty!

This sun catcher uses clear glue to hold the small pieces in place from Having Fun At Home.

32. Halloween Suncatchers

Image shows Halloween suncatchers of an orange pumpkin, a green skull, and a red and purple skull from Bkids
Halloween crafts are fun!

Grab some plastic lids and make this craft from Bloesemdesign.

33. Butterfly Sun-catchers

Image shows a butterfly with black lines outlining the yellow, green, blue, purple, pink, and red from Mini Eco.
The black lines make a huge statement!

Download the butterfly template and make this suncatcher from Mini Eco.

34. Oil Suncatchers

Image shows round suncatchers in blue, purple, orange, and maroon from Meaningful Mama.
The sun makes the deep colors prettier!

Make sure you have a flat surface for these sun catchers from Meaningful Mama.

35. Leaf Suncatchers

Image shows leaf shaped suncatchers in red, orange, and yellow from Fun At Home With Kids.
The leaves are falling!

Grab the free printable to make these leaves from Fun At Home With Kids.

36. Turkey Suncatchers For Thanksgiving

Image shows brown turkey suncatchers and one has a rainbow colored plume from My Mini Adventurer.
Gobble, gobble!

Download the printable coloring page from My Mini Adventurer to make these cute turkeys.

37. Suncatcher Craft

Image shows a heart suncatcher in an assortment of dotted colors from Buggy And Buddy.
Let’s make a heart suncatcher!

You’ll need lots of crayons and wax paper for this activity from Buggy And Buddy.

38. Melted Crayon Sun Catcher

Image shows a K with stars hanging from it in pinks, reds, and blues from A Girl With A Glue Gun.
Suncatcher stars are so much fun!

This cool activity from A Girl And A Glue Gun can be made with the sun.

39. Winter Sun Catchers

Image shows a silver pan of winter favorites like oranges, red cranberries, brown cinnamon sticks, green pine tree twigs, a brown pinecone and water from Perkins Learning.
This cool sun catcher has a different look!

Suncatcher ideas like this one from Perkins Learning are great for sensory play.

40. 4th of July Star Sun Catchers

Image shows red and blue star suncatchers hanging from strings from The Suburban Mom.
Symbolic stars for the 4th!

Make your Independence Day sparkle with these stars from The Suburban Mom!

41. Easy Recycled Gnome Sun catcher Craft

Image shows gnome suncatchers in red, yellow, blue and green hats from Pink Striped Socks.
Gnomes, gnomes everywhere!

After you make your gnome from Pink Striped Socks, attach it to your window with a piece of tape.

42. Butterfly Suncatchers

Image shows a butterfly suncatcher in purple, blue, green, and black from lbrummer68739.
Let’s fly this butterfly suncatcher!

Use your favorite suncatcher paints to make this butterfly from lbrummer68739.

43. Radial Origami Suncatchers

Image shows a large amount of suncatchers in assorted colors hanging in a large window from Art With Mrs. Nguyen.
The sun makes colors so very pretty!

Creative ways to make easy sun catcher crafts like origami stars from Art With Mrs. Nguyen are fun to make.

44. Hearts With Black Glue

Image shows a heart sun catcher in assorted colors with black glue lines from Mess For Less.
It’s so much fun to use watercolors!

Make your suncatcher look like stained glass with black glue and Mess For Less.

45. Spring Flower Sun Catchers

Image shows two handmade suncatchers made with flower petals from This Enchanted Pixie
Let’s make some paint!

Creating your own flowered sun catcher from This Enchanted Pixie is a lot of fun!

MORE Easy Suncatcher crafts & FUN from KIDS ACTIVITIES BLOG

Which of the DIY suncatcher for kids are you going to try first? Which activity is your favorite?

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