Download the summer activities for kids printable!
With summer quickly approaching, I have been working on putting together a list of summer activities for kids to have on hand. As much as I love summertime, boredom hits, without fail, every summer. I have found having a list of ideas for either inside or outside to be extremely helpful.
Summer Activities for Kids
Using the summer activities for kids list, I am able to have some plans without having things planned down to every last-minute. There are some days where we may not need to use the list, but when we are in search of something fun to do, these ideas come to our rescue!
I have organized the ideas into “inside” and “outside” categories. You can download your own copy of the printable to hang up as well!
INSIDE SUMMER ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS
1. Watch a movie with popcorn
2. Make tents.
3. Play restaurant.
4. Create something with art.
5. Write a story.
6. Make puppets and a puppet show.
7. Build a Lego zipline.
8. Bake cookies.
9. Play with play dough or make your own!
10. Play with baking soda, vinegar, and food coloring.
11. Make salt dough creations.
12. Make a catapult.
13. Create mini lanterns.
14. Camp inside.
15. Make popsicle.
16. Make rockets.
17. Color a Lego person.
18. Make popsicle tents.
19. Play with straw rockets.
20. Create bug fossils.
21. Play balloon tennis.
22. Make toilet paper roll octopus.
23. Color a picture and cut it so it makes a puzzle.
24. Turn on music and dance!
25. Make cards for the grandparents or a friend.
OUTSIDE SUMMER ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS
1. Play with ice balloons.
2. Paint with ice.
3. Make bubble snakes.
4. Go on a nature hunt try this fun printable.
5. Have a water balloon fight.
6. Make bird feeders.
7. Paint rocks.
8. Go on a bug hunt.
9. Make an obstacle course.
10. Make your own sidewalk chalk paint.
11. Play with big bubbles.
12. Make a stick raft.
13. Draw monsters or other fun creations on the sidewalk.
14. Create a race track using chalk.
15. Play with cloud dough.
16. Rescue Lego ice men.
17. Have a scavenger hunt.
18. Play alphabet bug spray.
19. Make ice volcanoes.
20. Play in pool or sprinkler.
21. Make ice boats.
22. Play with magical alphabet letters.
23. Do a car wash with little cars.
24. Make a tin foil river.
25. Lay a blanket outside and read in the shade.
What summer fun activities would you add to the list?