25 Ways to Keep Your Kids Busy During the Summer


Summer may have started in your part of the country and this is the ideal time to connect with your child and have a little fun!  If you are looking for ideas of things to do , check out this list of things you can do:

  1. Visit the beach and collect shells
  2. Make a fort inside with sheets and blankets
  3. Make a castle from cardboard boxes
  4. Go to the movies
  5. Arrange sleepovers
  6. Yard work together
  7. Give kids there own patch in the yard to plant flowers
  8. Visit a local farmer’s market
  9. Visit a local “pick your own” farm
  10. Have a picnic at a state park
  11. Go to the beach and build sandcastles
  12. Get in the kitchen and make simple snacks to eat, such as pizzas
  13. Have a backyard campfire
  14. Sprinklers using pool noodles
  15. Learn how to play Uno
  16. Learn how to sew
  17. Donate toys to a local hospital
  18. Visit an amusement park
  19. Get a part time job!
  20. Visit a nursing home
  21. Make your own hard-to-pop bubbles with 1 cup of distilled water, 2 tablespoons of Dawn dish soap and 1 tablespoon of glycerin
  22. Sharpie tie-dye shirts
  23. Make a movie using apps on an ipad or iphone
  24. Glow sticks game
  25. Keep a record using My Vacation Journal

There are so many things that will keep your kids busy! Can you think of more? Feel free to comment below. For more ideas visit our Summer Ideas for Kids on Pinterest too.

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