Summer vacation is here and we all know what that means – bored kids are just a few days away! So in an effort to keep the kiddos entertained this summer and keep boredom at bay (you know, without relying on television or video games), I’m on a one-woman mission to round up the coolest summer activities for kids. From crafts they can join in on to classic childhood games, click through for 10 fun DIY summer activities for kids!
10 DIY Summer Activities for Kids 1 of 11
Keep the kids from getting bored this summer with 10 DIY summer activities for kids!
Summer Kits 2 of 11
I love these cool DIY summer kits, perfect for keeping the kids occupied in the backyard or at the beach! Start with muslin bags dip-dyed in your favorite color and stash them with goodies like treats and water guns.
Get the how-to at Oh My Little Dears
ABC Fishing Game 3 of 11
A fun little game for the little kiddos! I love this DIY fishing game that's made simply from cardboard and allows your kids to practice their alphabet, too!
Get the how-to at Sugar Lander
Homemade Flubber 4 of 11
Perfect for rainy days stuck inside, homemade flubber is as easy as combining basic ingredients like school glue, Borax and water!
Get the how-to at Live Craft Eat
Homemade Bird Feeders 5 of 11
Construction Site Activity Tray 6 of 11
Keep little imaginations busy with this cute little construction site activity tray! Take a wooden tray and fill it up with lentils (or any kind of grain or seed), then deck it out with little toys like trucks, worker men, and spoons. So fun!
Get the how-to at Hellobee | Photo by Caroline of Armelle Blog
Water Painting 7 of 11
This is such a fun idea and it's one I've never heard of before! Using a cup of water and little paint brushes, get busy water "painting" on the sidewalk.
Get the how-to at Hellobee
Homemade Tree Swing 8 of 11
DIY Herb Garden 9 of 11
DIY Bubble Wands 10 of 11
Blowing bubbles on a summer day is my kind of fun! Up the ante by making your own homemade bubble solution and fun heart-shaped wands from floral wire.
Get the how-to at Poppy Haus
Quirky Hand Puppets 11 of 11
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