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Ideas for Summer Kids Activities


Summer is here, and that means the kids are out of school and looking for something to do. Keeping your sanity as a mom, grandparent, or daycare provider means being able to entertain those kids all day long. This can make for a YIKES! moment when it comes to summer planning. What you need are some brilliant ideas for kids activities.

When looking for activity ideas, you want the kids to have fun. But you also want them to get some exercise for both their body and mind. Another consideration is cost. You don’t want summer fun to break the piggy bank.

Here are some ideas to take the YIKES! out of summer…

The first thing to do is to check your local area for summer kids programs such as:

  1. A Summer Reading Program at the Library or Book Store. A lot of children’s libraries have other fun programs available too, like story time, magic shows, animal or science shows.
  1. Free or low cost Movies for kids at the local Theater.
  1. Check with your city or town for free or low cost Swimming sessions, or other programs they may have available.

I like to inspire you to allow your kids to use their imaginations and get outside and move. Check these out…

 Here are some activity ideas for Sensory Play

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And now, onto some awesome ideas I collected for you from Pinterest…

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35+ Nature Activities for Kids at Reading Confetti

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Snowball Fights in the middle of summer? YES! Check out this California Snowball Fight

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32 of the Best Backyard Games from Listotic

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50 Cool Summer Activities for Bored Kids (No Parents Required) from The Stir

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Summer Science for Kids from Growing A Jeweled Rose

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Over 75 Water Play Ideas from Kids Activities Blog

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How To Make Amazingly HUGE Bubbles from Baby Savers

Aren’t these some awesome ideas for kids activities? I hope they inspire you and your children to be creative and have some fun!

What are some of your favorite Summertime Activities?

Do you have any special summer plans?

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