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106 Kids Activities for Summer Break

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If you have kids in your life; grandkids, nieces and nephews or even Sunday School kids this list of summer kids activities is for you.

I’m sharing a list of 106 kids activities for summer. Pin this post and save it for later, download and print the kids activities list and hang it on the fridge this summer.

I have partnered with some savvy blogging Moms and Grandmas to bring you a collection of summer fun ideas to do with kids of all ages from Pre K up to those precious teens. Be sure to scroll all the way down for even more ideas! 

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I’ve added links to many of these activities where you can find more details, instructions, templates, printables and recipes. Give your kids options this summer! You can send them outside to do one of these kids activities with their siblings or friends, or head out on an adventure along side of them. Enjoy your summer!

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  • Go for a bike ride
  • Take a walk
  • Play with sidewalk chalk
  • Make your own chalk
  • Make bubbles
  • Play with water balloons
  • Paint concrete with water
  • Play with squirt guns
  • Run through the sprinkler
  • Go to a playground
  • Go on a hike
  • Plant something
  • Make sponge water bombs
  • Make a bird feeder
  • Find shapes in clouds
  • Have a picnic
  • Press flowers
  • Go backyard camping
  • Catch bugs
  • Feed the ducks/birds

Things to Make

Use your imagination

  • Dress up
  • Put on a play
  • Have a puppet show
  • Make instruments
  • Compose a song
  • Throw a tea party

Go on an adventure

  • Attend a library program
  • Visit a local museum
  • Check out a Farmer’s Market
  • Splash pad
  • Local pool
  • Play a round of Frisbee golf
  • Try mini golf
  • Go to the beach
  • Volunteer
  • Rent or go to a Movie
  • Have fun at a Festival/Carnival
  • Go bowling
  • Ice skating
  • Roller skating
  • Make a gift for a neighbor and deliver it
  • Pick fruit

Learn something

  • Make a lava lamp
  • Try an experiment
  • Read a book
  • Sing songs
  • Write a story
  • Mail a letter
  • Learn hello and goodbye in a new language
  • Make a movie

Play a game

  • Nature scavenger hunt
  • Alphabet scavenger hunt
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Charades
  • Do a puzzle
  • Play in the rain
  • Invent a game
  • Invent a new rule to an old game
  • Play tag
  • Hide and seek
  • Make marshmallow shooters
  • Play an old school game (ask an adult to teach you)
  • Have a dance Party
  • Make an obstacle course

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printable summer kids activities

Ready for more summer kids activities? Check out the posts below from some savvy Moms and Grandmas who have ideas you are going to love.

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Glitter On A Dime | My Family Thyme

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Thursday 6th of June 2019

Wow! What a great list of activities. I see some of our favorites on there and also quite a few that we need to add to our bucket list!

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