When you think of summertime you think of picnics, flip flops, lemonade stands, no school, playing outside and summer camp, just to name of few. This summer, with social distancing recommendations keeping families at home, finding ways to keep the kids occupied is easier said than done.
If you are looking for great “out-of-the-box” ways to keep your kids entertained this summer…keep reading!
They are easy, inexpensive, and can be done using things you already have in your home. There are many different ways to get creative with a scavenger hunt and you can find lots of examples online!
Watch a how-to YouTube video, get crafty!
YouTube offers a variety of DIY craft How-to videos for the entire family! It’s a great way to gather around a table together and get creative and will keep the kids busy for hours.
Another budget-friendly craft idea that doubles as a fun garden decoration or a personalized paperweight! This gets the kids outside searching for that perfect rock to paint.
Have an outdoor family movie night!
Backyard movie night is the perfect summer night activity! Get some popcorn and a blanket and set up a movie under the stars for your family.
Water balloon fight
Who doesn’t love a good water balloon fight on a hot summer day! This for sure will keep the kids entertained and COOL!
Remember: summer fun also doesn’t have to break the bank!
If you are lacking fun-money this summer that doesn’t have to keep your family stuck inside! There are plenty of great summer activities that are FUN and FREE to keep your family entertained this summer season!
Source: Page, F. Jordan. “100 Fun Summer Activities for Kids from Fun Cheap or Free” 23 June 2020. https://funcheaporfree.com/100-summer-activities-for-kids-free-printable-included/