Summer Activities with Kids

Summer Activities with Kids

Summer is just around the corner and you know what that means! Kids home all day, which inevitably leads to kids being bored and pestering you about being bored. We’ve all been there! The beginning of summer is met with so much anticipation and endless ideas of how to spend your time, it can become a little overwhelming to figure out what to do! We’ve gathered a multitude of ideas for summer fun, grab your kids and pick your favorites!

 Fly a kite
Plant a garden
Grow butterflies
Watch fireworks
Go for a nature walk
Build a sandcastle
Go to the beach
Watch a sunrise
Watch a sunset
Go for a bike ride
Visit a new playground
Have a picnic
Make sidewalk chalk art
Camp in the backyard
Go camping
Stargazing
Go to the library
Visit a fair
Go to a farmers market
Make fairy houses
Have a movie night
Build a fort
Make a time capsule
Go to a baseball game
Join a book club
Read a book aloud together
Interview an older relative
Collect rocks and paint them
Press summer flowers
Go for a hike
Go fishing
Have a water balloon fight
Play in the water
Go to the pool 
Roast marshmallows
Try a new recipe 
Have a backyard cookout
Play games outside 
Try a science experiment
Go to the zoo
Build a fort
Go to a splash pad
Go to a museum 
Write a letter to a friend
Blow bubbles
Go fishing
Go to an amusement park 
Go on a scavenger hunt
Visit a relative 
Paint with mud - outside 
Go on a road trip
Make an obstacle course
Make tie-dye shirts
Eat a snow cone
Go swimming 
Write a story
Have a game night
Learn a new skill
Have a popsicle 
Host a lemonade stand

 

Some of these activities might not be a good fit for you, and that’s okay! Go through this fun list with your kids and talk about what you’d like to do together. Once you’ve picked your favorites, make a fun chart or list with all of the activities you’ve chosen. This can be a fun visual to show your kids just how much fun you’re dedicating to making this summer memorable. 



 


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