10 Best Indoor Summer Activities For Kids

Summer is great for playing outdoors, but sometimes you just need some activities for kids that come with AC! Here are 10 of the best indoor summer activities for kids!

  • Indoor Summer Activities 1 of 11

    Click through to see how to keep the kiddos busy indoors this summer.

  • Write A Book 2 of 11
    summer indoor 01

    My mom always encouraged us to be creative, and writing little picture books was one of my favorite things to do as a kid!

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  • Read 3 of 11
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    I know this is an obvious one, but make reading a priority over the summer! Make some reading charts, give them goals, tickets, whatever!

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  • Indoor Fort 4 of 11
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    Grab some sheets and blankets and build a fort! Perfect for cuddling. 

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  • Picnic 5 of 11
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    Plan out a fun picnic to have in the living room. Or better yet, a tea party! 

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  • Puppet Show 6 of 11
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    Get creative and put on a puppet show! You can even make your own puppets.

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  • New Item 7 7 of 11
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    Paint something! A canvas, a shirt, a banner for the 4th of July. Get out the paints and let them go to it.

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  • Cardboard Fun 8 of 11
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    This is a classic activity. Grab some big boxes and create a play house, a car, you name it! So much fun.

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  • Playdoh! 9 of 11
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    Make your own playdoh in all of their favorite colors. This is especially great for little ones.

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  • Play Date 10 of 11
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    Host a play date with a good friend of theirs. They pretty much occupy themselves, but the best part? You can set up a play date over at the other mom's house next time! Bliss.

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  • Dance Party 11 of 11
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    Put on a favorite record and go crazy! Have a dance contest with prizes to make it interesting. 

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Read more of my babble posts right here.

Find my daily ideas for stylish and crafty living at my blog Say Yes to Hoboken.

Other posts of mine you may have missed:

10 Fantastic Summer Totes

10 Summer DIYs For You And Your Kids

7 Of The Best Kiddie Pools For Summer

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