3 Ways To Keep Your Kids Busy This Summer


Summer is an exciting time for children. Their time is no longer consistently accounted for, and they hope to fill it with nothing but fun. But sometimes kids need help finding fun, interesting ways to spend their days. Communities usually have many opportunities for children to expand their horizons and develop themselves while also having fun.

Take a Lesson 

You may not want to use the word “lesson” with your children in the summer but taking lessons in specific areas is an excellent way for children to do something new and exciting and learn at the same time. Also, summer is a great time to try to find out what your children are passionate about. Enroll your children in horseback riding lessons and see if have a future world champion equestrian in the family. Perhaps you have a budding artist in the home who would love some art lessons or a music-lover who might like piano or guitar lessons. Whatever it is, find a way to take your children’s interests and use them as an opportunity to help them grow over the summer. 

Go to a Camp

Camp is the quintessential summer activity. But overnight camp is not the only option, although it is one you may want to look into. Many communities and organizations offer different types of day camps that children can participate in for different weeks throughout the summer. These types of day camps offer kids the opportunity to break up their day with physical or mental activities. For instance, high school sports teams, like basketball, volleyball and soccer, usually offer day camps for younger children. And school systems themselves may offer STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) camps for children. So, check out what camp opportunities for your children this summer

Join a Club 

Book clubs are not just for adults. In the summer, local libraries sometimes offer book clubs and reading programs for children and teenagers. Summer reading is critical for young people, so a book club is a good way to have your children participate in an activity that they need while also enjoying being able to do it with others. 

Children may think the most fun way to spend their summer is to have their eyes glued to a screen, but that will quickly get old–for you if not for them. Lessons, camps, and clubs are only some of the ways that you can keep your children active this summer but they are great options. Kids may think they want to do nothing, but they will be grateful when you give them some of these things to do even if they do not admit it. 

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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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