Fun Activities to Keep Your Kids Busy and Engaged This Summer

Summer is here, and with that comes the challenge of involving your kids in activities and making sure they are having fun along with learning new things. Keep your kids busy and engaged in the summer by having a range of activities to select from.

fun Activities to keep your kids busy

Here are some fun summer activities for kids to enjoy: 

1. Go Camping

Camping is a great way to keep your kids engaged and entertained for hours. You can build an indoor or outdoor tent with blankets or sheets. Once the tent is ready, let your kids play and stay inside the tent or have a picnic.

2. Create a Craft Station

You do not have to buy crafting materials for creating a craft station for your kids. You just need to collect things you have around your home, such as old crayons, printer papers, sketch pens, and other items. Get some basic supplies like glue, craft paper, and scissors. Once your craft station is up, let your kids create a project on their own. 

3. Visit Local Parks and Recreation Department 

Sending your kids to summer camp can be expensive if you are on a tight budget. However, you can send your kids to affordable day camps run by local parks and recreation departments. Day camp organizers often host or provide access to free summer events you can enjoy as a family. 

4. Visit the Local Library 

Take your kids to the local library once a week and let them choose the books they find interesting. This will help them develop reading habits that contribute to their learning. Regular visits to the library can be fun outings. 

5. Plan a Play Date 

Children really enjoy being with their friends. Plan a play date and invite your child’s friends to your home. This will help your kids spend some quality time with their friends and allow them to share the things and activities they have done so far. 

6. Create a Summer Diary 

You can ask your kids to keep a summer diary of interesting and special events. This can help them improve their writing skills and remind them of the fun they had. 

Remember to give your kids some down time so that they can explore and come up with something new and exciting. 


Dorothy Hastings

Dorothy Hastings is the Director of First School, which are three preschool and child care centers located throughout Southern California. First School provides a hands-on approach to preschool education and Child Care Programs that emphasizes all around child development. In addition to their intuitive academic approach, First School also focuses on developing a child's social skills and self-confidence, which is made possible in their intimate learning atmosphere.

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