21 fun summer boredom busters
Ah, the last week of school. Some of you are maybe making summer banners for your kids to run through when they get off the bus for the last time this school year, enjoying the stress-free schedule that comes with the littles of out of school. We are, too! But what do we do in the summertime to keep them entertained after the newness of summer vacation wears off and we find them plopped in front of the TV? Well, we’ve rounded up the most fun summertime boredom busters for you to try with your kids this sunny season, 21 fun summer activities!!
Kids car wash | Domestic Charm
Making your deck a boardgame | The 36th Ave.
DIY mini marshmallow gun | The Idea Room
Tasty bingo | Positively Splendid
DIY slip ‘n slide | Diary of a Preppy Mom
Ice chalk | Reading Confetti
DIY hot air balloon | Bloesem Kids
Superhero boredom buster | Sugar Tot Designs
Waterproof puppet theater | Spoonful
Homemade slime | It’s Gravy Baby
Marble launch | Spoonful
Molded crayons | Homemade by Jill
Sponge bombs | Inner Child Fun
DIY felt board | Lolly Jane
Dinosaur fossils | Lil’ Luna
Fishing pole game | Blissfully Domestic
Soap boat racing | I Heart Naptime
Building with marshmallows + toothpicks | Simply Designing
Toy parachute | No Time for Flashcards
Spoon puppet theater | Creative Jewish Mom
Tis the season for lemonade- check out our upcycled lemonade stand and be creative to make your own!
For more ideas take a looksie at our own DIY kids craft projects and our fun roundups like our 50+ easy kids crafts,
what great ideas looks like they will provide hours of fun, I think I want to be a kid again
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Great ideas, fun!! Thanks for sharing with SYC.
My, my, my what fun ideas! I don’t have little ones around much anymore, but I can see using some of these ideas for a family reunion relay race . . . colorful, happy and fun for all ages 🙂
Thanks for sharing.
His do you make the ice chalk I mean you guys have great ideas but you don’t tell how to make them could you Email me and tell me how to make it please?
Hi Melody, Here is the link to make it: http://www.readingconfetti.com/2013/05/ice-chalk.html?m=1
Have fun! 🙂
So many fun activities to try! Thanks for featuring our chalk ice.
These ideas are the CUTEST! And LOVE the pogo pass:) THANK YOU;)
Awesome ideas!! I got pin happy 🙂 Thanks for the post!!
I had no idea about the pogo pass. Thanks for sharing!
Thanks for the idears, gals! Happy summertime to you both! 🙂
You betcha, Jenn! Happy summer to you! (: xo
I am not sure we have that many days of summer! Great ideas! We have tried a few but I see many more to put on our summer list! We have an oceanside pool and I hope to spend many days there (even though it will 55 degrees and we need coffee and hot chocolate)
Thanks Holly! Hello, an oceanside pool sounds ah-may-zing… and a warm drink during the cool summer nights is refreshing! Invite us, mmmkay! (; xoxo