22 Fun Summer Activities for Kids
Its summer time and it’s the perfect opportunity for your kids to learn and at the same time enjoy a lot! With this time where technology is everywhere, why not let your kids experience a different and one of a kind summer? Today, we have prepared for simple yet meaningful activities that your kids can do during this summer vacation. Have fun!
Go to the Beach.Ready to have a sun-kissed skin? Well, the objective of this is not to get a tan but more on allowing your kids to build their own figures using the beach sand. Kids love the beach. This is not only a great break for your kids but a great opportunity to have a good bonding time together as a family.
Sand Castle. If going to the beach is not possible, you can have some beach sand in your garden and let them play with it. This summer getaway is a perfect opportunity to let your kids experience outdoor relaxation.
Fruit Picking. Let your kids pick fruits and allow them to appreciate nature as they interact with it! This activity will also allow your kids to get fresh air as they run freely in the open space.
Decorate your Home. Why not allow your kids to decorate their own private space (room)? Let them prepare a drawing of their plan as to where to position the room items (furniture). Then carefully guide them as they move around the room. This will make your kids feel empowered because they get to decide on their own space. Giving your kids the opportunity to participate in home decorating will somehow develop their creativity and a good chance to impart skills in good housekeeping.
Go Outdoor. Rather than allowing your kids to play using cellular phones and tablets or another sort of gadgets, encourage them to go out and play outside. May it be walking, running, playing, all these activities are meaningful for as long as you will do it as a family.
Grow Plants.May it be fruits, vegetables, or flowers, let your kids take good care of it. It will bring them genuine joy as they see their crops grow and this will make them anticipate the actual growth of their plant.
Get Crafty. Crafts will surely develop your child’s creativity. You can teach them simple stuff like simple jewelry using beads that you can easily buy from any craft shop.
Let it Rain!If the weather will not permit the natural rain, then all you have to do is grab the hose from the garden and begin sprinkling artificial rain! I can assure you, this is going to be an amazing bonding for your kids and the entire family.
Raid the kitchen.Allow your kids to help you and be your apprentice as your prepare fun and delicious food. May it be a cake, ice cream, pizza, nothing could go wrong in the kitchen.
Camp (in or out).Camping inside the house? Yeah, that’s definitely possible. Gather all your pillows and put them on the floor, ask the kids to wear pajamas and be ready for an overnight bonding and pajama party! If you are looking for a bit more adventurous, get a tent and set it up in your backyard and enjoy the amazing night!
Gaze upon the Stars.Have a sleepover with your kids’ friends together with their family. This is a great opportunity for your kids to enjoy the presence of their friends over an amazing and unique activity. Prepare movies which they can watch and make sure to ready the popcorn and all other stuff.
Zoo Moments.Allow your kids to experience the wonders and beauty of creation as your family visit a zoom. May it is a national or local zoo, what matters most is that you get to make your kids see how these animals live in harmony.
Game Time.Look for an available board or card games and introduce it to your kids. This will not make them not only physically active but more on mental engagement. This also promotes logical and critical thinking.
Shop for School.This may be one of the most exciting that kids look forward to every summer vacation, to get to shop and buy their own school stuff! Let them choose their own bag, umbrella, or shoes for school. This will make them genuinely happy and at the same time excited for the upcoming school year.
Museum Time.Indulge your kids to the rich and cultural heritage of the past by taking them to a museum tour. Who knows? They might find something interesting in this tour which will make them more inclined to their academics later on.
Amusement Park.Ready for a little bit rush of an adrenaline? Your kids will surely enjoy the different rides in an amusement park. Let them see their favorite cartoon or Disney characters to complete the activity. Let them eat, play, and most of all, have fun!
Read Aloud. Let your kids choose their favorite story and let them read aloud. Later on, ask them to act out, explain, or interpret the story. This is not only a fun bonding experience but more on a learning through bonding.
Go to a child-friendly workshop.Are your kids fan of art? Then bring them to art workshop. This will make them enjoy the vacation while cultivating their passion for a specific field (singing, dancing, art, etc.).
Go on a trip.This may be a little bit expensive, yet the learnings and experience that it will bring to your kids will surely worth a lifetime. Go to a nearby city or place, a place where you do not frequently visit, and stay for a night there. This will create a memorable experience for your kids.
Garage Sale.Let your kids decide which things they would like to sell at the garage and tell them that whatever money they could get, it’s going to be their own money. This will be an amazing activity because they know that they can have savings after doing the task.
Photo Gallery. Gather all the old and new photos together and let your kids design their respective albums. They will surely design it based on their personality and this will make them so proud and accomplish after completing the album.
Breakfast in Bed. Enjoy the early morning weather with a newly cooked pancakes and hot chocolate. Surprise your kids with a breakfast in bed experience. This will be something that they will treasure since they do not get to do this every day.
Well, what matters most is that you get to make the summer of our kids meaningful and enjoyable. They only passed through childhood once, so why not make it the best of all the best? Good luck!