So summer is approaching and that means long, hot days with kids that need things to keep them busy. Here is a list of fun summer activities for kids to do at all times during the summer, whether it’s sunny or raining outside!
Fun Summer Activities for Kids
Here is a bunch of summer activities for kids to keep them busy without spending a fortune! My kids are getting older and I feel like it’s harder and harder to keep them busy. It’s not even summer yet and I am struggling to find activities they like to do each day that are not the same old thing. Sometimes they need more than bubbles, water play and riding bikes!
Summer Travel Beach Bingo
Keep your children busy not only in the car but also on the beach! This game is lightweight and portable, with storage for the felt pieces on the back.
Ladybug Egg Cartons
Here’s a great project to get your kids in on the recycled crafting fun! These ladybugs can be made with old egg cartons.
DIY Balloon Paddles
A quick trip to the dollar store will get you all the supplies you’ll need for an afternoon of balloon-swatting.
Tie Dye Shirts
Tie dying is fun for all ages and so easy to do!
Fairy Garden Rocks
Turn your rocks into plant markers, doodle on them and scatter them about or just make a collection of sparkly rocks to brighten things up.
Summer Straw Bead Necklaces
Cut straws make great beads, and wooden beads are fun to personalize with paint!
Make Your own Sidewalk Chalk
Did you know you can make your own sidewalk chalk? This makes a super fun activity for the kids and then they get to use it!
Tin Can Toss Game
Make this activity for kids using recycled containers and then cover with fun scrapbook paper!
Kids Explorer Journal
Get the kids out in nature hunting for items to put in their journal.
Top 20 Summer Activities for Kids
Remember lazy days of summer playing in the sprinkler and roasting marshmallows?
What is your favorite activity?
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