Summer heat is upon us, and after a number of weeks of summer vacation, the pool might have started to lose a bit of its luster. Sound familiar? If you are on the hunt for fun kids activities to while away an afternoon, check out these five fun, creative and oh-so-kid-friendly ideas. They are sure to be a hit!
What child doesn’t love to make a game of popping bubble wrap? Take that one step further by using the bubble wrap to craft delightful crocodiles!
Use my free printables to go on a scavenger hunt mission through your neighborhood, snapping photos along the way. This is a great way to get to know the world outside your own back door a little bit better, and it would be a perfect activity for getting a group of kiddos from your neighborhood together for a couple of hours of fun.
Print off these boards and make a tasty game of learning letters and their sounds!
Turn simple canvases into artwork to adorn your child’s bedroom walls. Kids will love seeing their art on display!
Treat the feathered and furry creatures in your yard to a tasty treat by whipping up a batch of these birdseed sandwiches. Hang them in a tree outside your window, and enjoy observing all of the animals who stop by for a visit!
On the lookout for even more fun summer ideas? Don’t miss this list over at Homes.com, featuring 5 DIY summer family activities. The ideas for water play are particularly fun!
What are your favorite creative activities to do with your children?
I hope today’s ideas have inspired you to add a couple more to your list!
Having grown up in a home brimming with sewing notions and paintbrushes, Amy has a deep love for all things creative. On any given day, you’ll find her knee-deep in her latest creative endeavor, with projects ranging from sewing and crafts to home decor and kid-friendly ideas. Amy believes that everyone, regardless of skill level or experience, possesses the ability to create something beautiful, and Positively Splendid was born of her passion for helping others harness their innate creative potential.