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29 Fun and Easy Summer Activities for Kids

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29 Fun and Easy Summer Activities for Kids 

Summer is here and there’s nothing better than having fun with your kids! From outdoor escapades to creative projects, I’ve rounded up these 29 fun and easy summer activities that are sure to bring smiles, laughter, and lasting memories. 

1. Build Your Own Sprinkler – Attached the garden hose to the bottle with Tyvek tape. It was so simple to make. 

Homemade Sprinkler

2. Inexpensive and Easy Activities for Toddlers – Series: Tape – With just one main supply (tape) you can entertain your child for hours.

Inexpensive-and-Easy-Activities-for-Kids--Series.-Post-1--Tape

3. Soap Boat Races This is so easy to put together and is so much fun for the kids.

Soap Boat Races

4. Inexpensive and Easy Activities for Toddlers—Series. Post 2: Buttons – Perfect for toddlers and their fine motor skill development.

Inexpensive and Easy Activities for Toddlers Series: Buttons

5. Hula Hoop Croquet – This is inexpensive and easy to make and great for small children.

Hula Hoop Croquet Playing

6. DIY Rainstick – This DIY Rainstick for kid’s crafts provided a great teaching opportunity. 

DIY Rainstick for Kids

7. Frozen Popsicle Chalk – Use half cornstarch, half water, and washable tempura paint instead of food coloring.

Popsicle Chalk

8. Bubble Art Activity – This is fun and perfect for all ages and can do outside so kids can get messy if they wanted.

Bubble Art

9. Tic Tac Toe Grind – This activity is so easy to make and the kids love it.

Tic Tac Teo Fun Activity for Children

10. Marshmallow ShooterSuper easy to make and a must-try Summer STEM activity for kids of all ages.

Marshmallow Shooter

11. Bubble Snake Maker – A fun and easy to make from things you already have in your home.

Bubble Snake Maker

12. Sidewalk Chalk Paint Use cornstarch, water, and sidewalk chalk to make this paint.

How to Make Sidewalk Chalk Paint

13. Fishing For Letters – Simple activity that your toddler will love.

Fishing Letters

14. Balloon Tennis – This is a fun and easy activity for all ages. It is a great party game for kids too.

Balloon Tennis

15. Frozen Dinosaur Eggs – It’s so easy and quick to do that it makes the perfect summer activity.

Frozen Dinosaur Fossil for Summer Activities

16. Sight Word Shoot-Out – a fun activity to stop the summer slide.

Summer Learning Activities Sight Words

17. Blow Painting with Straws – Use a straw to blow liquid paint on paper, creating amazing designs.

Blow Painting with Straw

18. Glow in the Dark BowlingMade from used water bottles and glow-in-the-dark necklaces. A fun and easy indoor activity for kids!

Glow in the Dark Bowling Pins

19. Simple Water Play with Balls – Fill a small pool with water and plastic balls and let your toddler sit in the pool and play.

Water Play with Balls for Summer Fun

20. DIY Puffy Sidewalk Paint – Make this fun and easy sidewalk paint.

Sidewalk Chalk Paint

21. Water Balloon Baseball – This is a simple backyard play on a hot day.

Water Balloon

22. Giant Painting Outdoor Art Project – Just a cardboard box, paint, and loads of fun.

Giant Painting Outdoor Art Project

23. DIY Super Soaker Sponge Balls – Inexpensive and easy to make.

Super Soaker Sponge Balls Kids

24.  Water Balloon Pinata – A fun way to cool off on a hot summer day.

Water Pinata

25. Giant Bubbles – This is a fun activity because kids love adding ingredients, and this was just like a giant mixing bowl.

Giant Bubble

26. Lawn Twister – Fast, easy, fun, and highly entertaining.

Yard Twister

27. Pool Noodle Boats – Fun summer activity that your kids will love to play on hot summer days.

Pool Noodle Boats

28. Color Scavenger Hunt – Easy to throw together and even little ones can play.

Color Scavenger Hunt Color Scavenger Hunt

29. Shoot and Splash – This is perfect for water guns and looks like so much fun.

Gun Target Practice Summer Fun for Kids

Enjoy!

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29 Fun and Easy Summer Activities for Kids

 

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