Things To Do With Kids This Summer

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things to do with kids this summer

Are you looking for fun things to do with kids this summer? We’ve gathered our favorite summer activities for kids to keep boredom away.

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Things To Do With Kids This Summer

Make a bird feeder with simple household items!

This printable summer activity set is perfect for when it’s too hot to play outside.

Make your own sidewalk chalk!

Build a lemonade stand and sell it in your neighborhood.

Practice hand-eye coordination with a summer sewing activity.

Enjoy sparklers without burning little fingers with DIY Sparkler Holders.

Make pool noodle nunchucks for extra fun in the pool.

Get out the grill and make melted bead suncatchers!

Play with colored ice for a cool summer activity!

Make mermaid slime!

summer crafts for kids

Summer Crafts Kids Can Make

Serve frozen fruit kabobs at a summer barbecue.

Have a sponge ball fight with friends.

Enjoy pool time with personalized inner tubes.

Go under the sea with this ocean play dough.

Make a unique keepsake to remember a trip to the beach.

Road trip activity bags are perfect for summer vacation.

Use popsicle sticks and bubble wrap to create this firefly craft.

Play beach games to pass the time in the sand and sun!

Kids will love this paper plate sun craft.

Have a shaving cream balloon fight!

Turn pool noodles into a DIY stacking game.

Going camping? Make s’mores in a bag!

Make gigantic bubbles with a hula hoop!

Here’s another summer paper plate craft — this time, let’s make a strawberry!

Create a summer scene with tissue paper art!

Pop balloons filled with paint for fun artwork.

Get messy with exploding paint bombs!

Make mini water blobs for a summer party.

Mix baking soda and vinegar and see what happens with this exploding baggie experiment!

Turn paper plates into a watermelon sun catcher!

fun ways to play in the back yard this summer

Ways to Play in the Back Yard This Summer

Paint with squirt guns.

Make a slip and slide with pool noodles and plastic roll!

Go on a hike and have a color scavenger hunt.

Paint treasure rocks.

String your favorite summer snacks on a necklace!

Create colorful artwork with bubbles.

Build a solar oven to make s’mores!

Make a summer journal from paper bags.

Use an old sock and a plastic bottle to make bubble snakes.

Paint with colored ice!

Kids will love this fizzing ice rainbow activity.

Camp inside — complete with an indoor campfire!

Make straw rockets and see how high they’ll fly.

Use markers to create colorful spray dye shirts.

Go bowling in the back yard with tin cans!

Make fireworks from cupcake liners.

Crumpled paper art is a fun way to recycle paper.

Build a race track in the back yard using a pool noodle.

Get out of the heat and turn an old sheet into a one-of-a-kind air fort.

Knock balloons around the yard with pool noodles for a fun game!


How are you staying busy this summer?


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