Summer is coming! It’s always so nice to break away from the structure and routine of the school year, but after awhile you will inevitably hear the sibling squabbling ramp up or the “I’M BORED” declarations. Having a few activities planned or fun crafts or outdoor games in your back pocket can be a life saver.
Now that we have talked about the simple routines to make your summer less crazy, let’s plan some activities for those crazy kids of ours.
5+ Other Ways to Play with a Water Table | Atlanta’s Frugal Mom
Pool Noodle Structures with Toothpicks | Little Bins for Little Hands
DIY Fun: Giant Ice Cube Awesomeness | Crumb Bums
Ocean Sensory Bin Adventure | Frogs and Fairies
DIY Sand and Rock Box | Frogs Snails and Puppy Dog Tails
Outdoor Pretend Play Coffee Shop + Free Coffee Shop Printables | Must Have Mom
Microwave Soup Clouds | Our Best Bites
Homemade Peanut Butter Playdough | Our Best Bites
DIY Lava Lamp Jars | Our Best Bites
DIY Moon Sand | Lessons Learnt Journal
Magic Sidewalk Paint | Growing a Jeweled Rose
Baby Bubbly Ball Pit | My Small Potatoes
DIY Water Blob | U-Create Crafts
Squirt Gun Painting | Fireflies and Mudpies
Shoot and Splash Backyard Target Practice | No Time for Flash Cards
For more craft ideas and activities, follow Frugal Living NW’s ‘Kids Create’ Pinterest board.
Be sure to check out my Facebook Live video below on tons of free and cheap summer activities for kids, both nationwide and in and around the Portland, Oregon area.
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