Summer here and the kids are out of school. While my girls do play well together, there are times when I need to occupy them with wholesome activities so their summer doesn’t waste away. Some weeks I find it difficult to think of what to do day after day so I turned to Pinterest for some ideas! Check below for 20 summer activities that will keep your kids busy at any point in the day!
20 Summer Activities to Keep Kids Active
How to Make Amazingly Huge Bubbles | Baby Saver$ – Kids can’t resist bubbles, heck, I’m an adult and I can’t resist them! Try this step-by-step for making huge bubbles with ease!
Ice Chalk | Reading Confetti – This is a good activity for keeping the kids cool while letting them make art!
Noodle Wicket Ball | My Kids’ Adventures – Get the kids to play a game together and use their pool noodles while they’re at it!
Soapy Sea Foam Sensory Play | Two-Daloo – Do your kids like feel of gooey things on their hands? Check out this sea foam step-by-step!
Rainbow Bubble Snake | Viral Nova – Let the kids learn a whole new way to blow bubbles and in multiple colors to boot!
Pass the Water | A Girl and a Glue Gun – This group activity is great for when the months are hot enough to get soaked in water!
Glow-in-the-Dark Volleyball | Me. Myself, and Tena – Use these great tips on how to have a glow-tastic night of volleyball!
Squirt Gun Painting | Fireflies and Mud Pies – This activity has taken the classic squirt gun and turned it in to an art style.
Paint Filled Eggs on Canvas | Growing a Jeweled Rose – Use those leftover eggshells for something useful that the kids can play with!
Painting with Feet | Home Grown Friends – Summer is great for getting messy. Why not let the kids use their feet this time around to paint you those pretty fridge pictures?
Nature Scavenger Hunt | The Taylor House – Send the kids outside to get a little closer to nature while doing this little hunt.
Outside Twister | Buzz Feed – If you don’t mind a little paint on your lawn, use it to play a larger version of Twister!
Spongeball Toss | Passion for Savings – Summer isn’t summer without a lot of wet activities! Try this ball toss to get the kids cooled off.
Water Blob | Homemade Toast – Sometimes those fancy water toys are just too expensive. Blow your kids away with this neat DIY water blob.
Backyard Obstacle Course | Imagination Soup – Make your kids sweat while using your backyard for an awesome obstacle course!
Water Balloon Piñatas | Milk Allergy Mom – Let your kids soak themselves with this little twist to water balloon fighting!
Backyard Game Board | The 36th Avenue – Add this game board to all your backyard fun to keep the kids playing for hours.
Ice Block Treasure Hunt | Listotic – Keep your young ones busy as they wait for their ice block to melt so they can get the surprises out!
Exercise Cube | Little Family Fun – Afraid your kids might not be getting enough exercise? Make it fun with this cube!
Shaving Cream Bathtub Paint | Mom Dot – At night, when the kids are cleaning up from the day’s activities, give them this to occupy them in the tub.
Which of these Summer Activities are you going to try with your kids?