13 Ultimate Fun Activities with Your Kids This Summer

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If you are a cautious parent, then you are undoubtedly looking for fun ways to spend the summer with your kids. It doesn’t just have to be your summer house, with the right plan – you can have the time of your life. There’s no limit of summer activities that’ll bring you and your children together.

So, without further ado, let’s have a look at our top pick of cool stuff to do.

1. Take Them Out for Small Bike Rides

You can plan a small bike trip with your kids. It doesn’t have to be super long or super far. Just make sure that the lane has enough shade for your kids and the view is pretty. You will undoubtedly have the time of your life.

2. Try Out Easy Ways to Make Ice Cream at Home

Have you ever heard a kid saying no to ice cream? I think not. Ice creams are the easiest way to a kid’s heart. So, why don’t you make some ice cream at home with your kids?

It would be the perfect summer treat and you’d probably save some extra bucks as well.

3. Arrange Playdates for Your Kids

Play Dates are probably the best way to help your kids socialize. It’s a fun activity to meet new people and make more connections. So, you can arrange a playdate for your kid with parental supervision.

It would certainly help him to make new friends.

4. Have Some Time to Visit the Local Playground Together

Plan mixed sports with other kids and their parents on the local playground. It would not only be fun and exciting, but also help you with team-building.

There’s no better way to have a father-son moment than some good old fashioned sports. Plus, you’ll both get the chance to make new friends.

5. Plan a Cozy Picnic at a Nice and Quiet Place

If you do not fancy doing heavy sports then you can try this tried and tested activity. Go for a nice picnic near the lake or in the local park. Pick a place that has enough shade.

Pack some easy to serve food and a board game for that extra bit of fun.

6. Explore the Picasso Within You

Take your kids out for an art attack around the city. You can pick up some nice little wall to make some nice graffiti together. Or, you can also draw Sidewalk chalk murals.

Get creative with colors and designs. Make sure that your art expresses a positive vibe to your kids. Btw, make sure to get proper permission before performing such activity. 

7. Backyard Night Camping and Stargazing

If you want to feel the ancient ways with your kid, then you can just take him out for camping. You don’t have to look too far. Your backyard can be the perfect place for camping.

Just make sure that you are completely disconnected from your modern facilities. You can sleep outside and gaze at the stars with your kid. Try naming them and connecting stats to form pictures.

8. Take Them Out to the Local County Fair

Summer is the best time for County fairs. You can basically see them popping up everywhere. Take your kid to a carnival on a quiet afternoon.  It would be a delightful experience for the whole family.

Take part in fun activities inside the fair like gift shooting, cable cart, and so on. Just remember to stay close and not let your kid out of your sight.

9. Become the Mad Scientist with Your Children

There are tons of kid-friendly science experiments out there. So, if you guys are not in the mood to go outside and you want some cool stuff to do indoors then you can rely on science. YouTube has some good science experiments that are safe to perform.

Make sure you guys have safety gadgets on/near you. And, fire away!

10. Local Mixed Sports Camp

Summer is the perfect time to sharpen your sporty side. Especially for sports like tennis. Most kids don’t get the chance to practice tennis in their normal days. So, you can take up a sports camp with your kid.

Just don’t overdo it and make sure that you both are having fun.

11. Indoor Arts and Crafts Can Be Your Best Friend

Origami, paper crafts, Bonsai and so many other things to choose from. You can make your summer fun by investing time in arts and crafts.

This can be your perfect escape if it happens to rain, or if it’s too hot outside! Get messy and get creative with your crafts, the sky’s the limit.

12. Release the Inner Chef within You

Cooking is probably one of the most classic ways to bond with your kids. Teach them some basic dishes like pasta, spaghetti, pancakes, and so on. You can also have a cook-off with your kids to make it extra fun.

Invite some judges (friends) over to try out the dishes and may the best chef win.

13. Have a Watery Holiday with Kids

Take your kids to the nearby lake and have the perfect summer getaway. Fishing, swimming, kayaking, sailing, waterboarding – the options are virtually limitless.

This is the perfect way to get away from the summer heat. Make sure your kids have experience around water.

Conclusion

There’s no stronger bond than that of parents and children. Invest time and energy for your kids to make that bond even more special. Summertime is the best time for fun activities.

The sky is clear, the wind is warm, and the earth is green. Make the most out of this wonderful time with the above-mentioned activities. Let us know if you have more fun things on your mind.

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LaDonna Dennis

LaDonna Dennis is the founder and creator of Mom Blog Society. She wears many hats. She is a Homemaker*Blogger*Crafter*Reader*Pinner*Friend*Animal Lover* Former writer of Frost Illustrated and, Cancer...SURVIVOR! LaDonna is happily married to the love of her life, the mother of 3 grown children and "Grams" to 3 grandchildren. She adores animals and has four furbabies: Makia ( a German Shepherd, whose mission in life is to be her attached to her hip) and Hachie, (an OCD Alaskan Malamute, and Akia (An Alaskan Malamute) who is just sweet as can be. And Sassy, a four-month-old German Shepherd who has quickly stolen her heart and become the most precious fur baby of all times. Aside from the humans in her life, LaDonna's fur babies are her world.

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