30 Summer Activities for Kids

Most kids in my parts of the woods got out of school this week.

You know what that means.

Lazy days and fun-filled activities await.

To try and make things easier I thought I would come up with 30+ Summer Fun Ideas for you and your kiddos. Most of these are super simple and require very little materials. Hopefully this will help you entertain over the next few months. :)

30+ Summer Fun Activities for Kids

Glow Cones from Giver’s Log

Paper Poppy Wall Art from Tonya Staab

Make Watermelon Pie from Make and Takes

Make Homemade Hot-Air Balloons from bloesem kids

Paper Towel Butterflies from Make It and Love It

Paint Bag Writing from Let’s Explore

Pop Bottle Sprinkler from WonderTime

Sidewalk Chalk Paint from Mom’s Crafty Space

From Family Fun:

Make Plant Pals

Make Tiny Bubbles

Make Easy Wall Pop Art

Make Discovery Bottles

Make Drawing Dough

From Martha

Make Sun-Print Cards

Make Fun Paper Animal Plates and then have a picnic

Make Paper Bag Animal Puppets and put on a show for the rest of the family

Make a Bottle Bank and give your kids some opportunities to earn and save money

Paint with Sweetened Condensed Milk from ECE Made Easy

Make Colored Pasta Beads and Make Jewelry from My Name is Snickerdoodle

Have a Kids Car Wash from Domestic Charm

Here are some kids craft ideas found here on Lil’ Luna:

Make a Lemonade Stand and sell lemonade to donate to a charity.

Make Tie Dye Kids Aprons and bake bread

Have a Dinosaur Day and make Dinosaur Ice Fossils

Make some DIY Lava Lamps

Make Homemade Gak

Play Candy Land and Make Candy Jewelry

Make Cookies and Deliver them to neighbors

Other Ideas:

Build a Fort, Pop Popcorn and watch a movie

Play Salon by doing hair and painting toe nails

Add water and bubbles to the trampoline and do Slip ‘n Slide

Do you have more ideas?? If so, leave a comment below and I will add it to the list!!

Here’s to one fun-filled summer!

ENJOY!

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  1. 1

    All the 30 summer activities you have listed above are really fit to the kids. Definitely, kids will enjoy while doing some of the summer activities. Indeed, I can get a lot of tips here for that summer activities I am going to use for summer activities for kids that I am organizing.
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  2. 4

    Pretty cool stuff. I loved those plant pal most. They made me chuckle :)
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  3. 7

    I have posted quite a few on my blog lately. I’m doing a series called “Summer Made Simple”. My favorite has been the i-spy hiking necklaces for my kids. Check them out! I LOVE your ideas and your blog by the way!
    http://creativepreschoolresources.com/2012/06/07/summer-made-simple-hiking-necklaces/
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  4. 8

    Some really good ideas here! I especially like the watermelon pie and paper towel butterflies. I’m always looking for something to entertain my nephews and nieces when they visit in the summer. Some of the messier stuff we can do outside on the patio table, which is nice. Thanks for the post!
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  5. 9

    Grow a pet TickleMe Plant from seeds and watch how the leaves fold together and the branches fall down when Tickled.
    http://www.ticklemeplant.com You can grow it in a plant kit or party favor
    You won’t believe your eyes!
    ” All the kids in my school seem to be growing TickleMe Plants.”

  6. 10

    What an amazing Round Up of FUN! Thank you so much for sharing, super happy to have found your great blog!
    Jen
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  7. 11

    hi,
    i was looking for the activities in summer for the children, then I faced your site.
    i am really interested in the job.
    please send me any ideas which will help to entertainer the children.

    thanks a lot

  8. 12

    Thanks for these ideas. My kids are going to their dad’s house and there is nothing for them to do there. Making simple daily acitivity packs for them will make the days go by much easier.

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  11. 16

    Interesting ideas, especially the dinosaur “ice fossils”. Though I imagine if you try to bury them, they would get all muddy..
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  12. 17

    I need to to thank you for this wonderful read!! I absolutely enjoyed every little bit of it.
    I have got you book-marked to check out new things you post…
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