Keep The I’m Bored Out Of Summer… FREE Summer Activities For Kids!

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I Can’t Believe Summer is Here!  With The Kids Home and Out Of School, Are You  Looking For fun Kid’s  Summer Activities?  These are Kid Tested and Mom Approved Activities for Hours Of Fun This Summer.

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Here Are Some Amazing Options  For FREE Summer Activities For Kids I’ve Found…….I Hope It Will Keep You Sane This Summer!  :)

 Make a spaghetti yarn bowl.

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Build a sand castle.

Make a bird house out of Popsicle sticks.

Make a family cookbook with kids! Fun project to do as a family. Your kids will get excited to pick their favorite recipes for THEIR cookbook!

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Break out your baseball gloves and start a game, sandlot style.

Keep your kids interested in books all summer long! Summer Reading Calendar – FREE Printable.

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American Girl Doll Printables  by Doll Diaries (If You LOVE reading American Girl during the summer. This site has some great printables.

Water Balloon Day of Fun:  This amazing post from Learn, Play, Imagine is sure to be a day remembered by your kids.

Go to the Summer Fair and Win a Prize.

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Make your own sandbox so you can build sandcastles right in your backyard!

Build a Treehouse….I will make a tree house so my kids can climb a tree, walk across a wooden bridge, and adventure to imagination in their club house.

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Bike Games by Live Strong.

Take a free kid’s workshop at stores like Lowe’s, Home Depot or Pottery Barn.

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation: If your kids want to have a lemonade stand, encourage them to donate the proceeds to charity such as Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation which helps children with cancer.
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Enjoy a nice, fattening, cold ice cream from the back of an ice cream truck.

Make a Quilt for a Child in the Hospital.

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Teach your kids how to knit with their fingers. It’s so easy – even I can do it!

Spend the day at the zoo.

Go to 7-eleven for a slurpee.

Keep Those Kids Busy This Summer With These DIY Little Einstein Puppets!

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Make your own mini-golf course!

Free Online Camp Wonderopolis begins June 16th. Register now for free online summer camp adventure and explore the wonders of fun learning together!

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Put on swimsuits and wash the van.

Take a Free American Girls summer class.

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Indoor play places: Have a playdate at McDonald’s play place. Find an indoor bounce house facility. Head to an indoor trampoline place. Get in out of the heat and have some fun!

Visit on free entrance days in National Parks

Use cardboard boxes to create a dollhouse/playhouse

Tin Can Phones

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Disney Video: Kids can watch their favorite Disney shows like Doc McStuffins, Good Luck Charlie, Shake It Up and more.

Try the Microsoft YouthSpark Summer Camp for older kids

 

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 Watch a parade.

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See who can spit a watermelon seed farthest

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Make Some Popsicle Cookies

Scholastic Summer Challenge: Starting May 5, kids can log their reading minutes to help set a new world record for summer reading and earn FREE reading resources.

{Don’t Miss Out on This Sweet, Organized, Planned Out Summer Calendar to Keep Your Kids Engaged This Summer.}

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 Popsicle Stick Bracelets.

 Tin Can Stilts from Kaboose.

Make Some Marshmallow Shooters.

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Make a Hula-Hoop Rug…..With a hula hoop or embroidery hoop for a loom, you and your kids can weave unwanted T-shirts into a rug!

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Get Some Watermelon Carving Ideas from the National Watermelon Promotion Board.

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 How about a Drive-In Movie night? Make a car for everyone out of a cardboard box….let them design the outside. Have your party inside or get a screen and show the movie outside.  The concession stand will be open with lots of fun things to eat  too. Head on over to Parties and Holidays to see how they planned this fun Drive In Movie Night.

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Have FABULOUS Fun Making BIG Bubbles-Even one so large it can surround a child.

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Play kick the can.

Jump rope - create a fun durable rope from marker lids.

Make a Parachute out of an Old Umbrella

Regal’s Summer Movie Express: This summer movie program is on Tuesdays & Wednesdays at 10 a.m. and runs for nine weeks. Admission is $1, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Will Rogers Institute. Head over here for a list of participating locations and start dates.
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Teach your kids about the needy in the area by volunteering (at a homeless shelter, Habitat for Humanity, or soup kitchen).

Make snow cones with fresh fruit.  No sugar or icky sweeteners necessary!

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Tin Can Lantern For Those Camping Trips

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 Color These Fun Disney Coloring Pages…Lots To Choose From

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Plan a fun Slumber Party!

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Go to the Zoo with Your Zoo passport

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Pizza Hut Book It Summer Reading Experience: Go here to sign your kids up for the FREE Pizza Hut Book It Summer Reading Experience, June 1-August 15! They’ll get to enjoy fun activities, play exciting games, and their own customizeable dragon.
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Kids Skate Free: Kids 12 and under can skate for FREE this summer at participating Kids Skate FREE Rinks. Go here to find a location near you and sign your kids up to snag their FREE skating passes. Hours and additional fees (including skate rental fees) vary based on location.
Summer Fun – SUPER S’more Day!
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Hope you and your kids have a wonderful Summer exploring and playing!

When you’re thoroughly worn out from all of this, send the kids to grandma’s and have a romantic weekend alone with your hubby, you deserve it!

 

 HAVE A GREAT SUMMER!!

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