Summer Fun!

Kids bored? We have lots for them to do. While most of these projects can be done independently, we threw in a few that you can do as a family for fun summer memories. Also included? Fun travel ideas. Because really now, what’s summer without a little R + R?

cheap and easy super soaker for kids

Endless Summer Projects!
Mosaic Stepping Stones DIY
Weeknight Barbecue
Sharpie Dyed Tee Shirts
Make a Bug House
Mini Masterpieces
Bubble Painting
Memoir Boxes
Friendship Charm Bracelet
Shaving Cream Marbled Paper

Scavenger Hunt! Endless Summer Projects

Scavenger Hunt
Spray Tablecloth
Shoebox Frames
Summer Banner
Make Modern Art
Make a Mid Century Modern Bird Feeder
Play in a Cardboard House
Tat Yo’ Self Up (temporarily of course ;)
6 Water Balloon Games to Play
Put on a Backyard Circus

Read + Write!

How to encourage kids' writing with writing prompts

Start a Summer Book Club
Stop Summer Slide
Put on a Puppet Show complete with pop up theater
Best Board Games to Banish Summer Boredom
Writing Prompts
Host a Book Swap
Host a Book Club


pimp my ride 4th of july style
Botanical Book Mark
Floating Tic Tac Toe board
Decorate your bike for the 4th of July
Tiny Pinch Pots
Shrinky Dinks
Summer Sun Art
Morse Code Necklace
Design a Summer Tshirt
Make a toy out of a balloon


delcious jam ice cream recipe by lacy stroessner of living on love blog

Watermelon Popsicles
Oven Roasted S’mores
Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies
Banana Blueberry Muffins
Make Ice Cream
Make a Lemony Pie

Summer Camp!

how to make mini campfires for pretend play

Butterfly Container Garden
Mini Campfires and Roasted Marshmallows
Hummingbird Feeder
Finish Line



Make a Memory List
Camping 101
Take an imaginary plane ride
Stay in a Wacky Hotel
Family Guide to Walt Disney World
Outer Banks Summer Guide + See Ocracoke Island
Visit Cape Breton Island
Take a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Venice