Fun Summer Activities for Kids

If you're looking for fun summer activities for kids, you've come to the right place! School's out and your kids are full of the business - keep them occupied with these fun kids activities.

Be sure to check out the scavenger hunt for kids idea central for more fun ideas. In the meantime, enjoy this massive list of fun summer activities to do with kids. You're sure to find something that your kids will enjoy!



Fun Summer Ideas for Kids

(In no particular order.)

summer activities for kids

* Fly a kite.

* Visit the local museums - art museum, science museum, history museum, etc.

* Take a trip to the local water part.

* Visit an amusement park.

* Take your kids an a family camping trip.

* Visit the local swimming hole.

* Go on a hike your nearest State Park.

* Stay up late and stargaze.

* Make s'mores over a campfire. Sing songs and tell stories.

* Have a movie night outside. Project the movie onto a white bed sheet.

* Go to a drive-in movie.

* Go fishing.

* Start a worm bin.

* Play a round of frisbee golf.

* Set a geocaching challenge and see how many caches they can find.

* Take the kids for an ice cream sundae.


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More Fun Summer Activity
Ideas for Kids

(Again, in no particular order.)

summer activity ideas

* Play a round of miniature golf. Better yet - have a summer long competition adding the scores of various games together.

* Set up an obstacle course for the neighborhood kids.

* Go to the local skate park.

* Try roller skating.

* Take a family bike ride around the block - and take this neighborhood scavenger hunt with you!

* Visit the local climbing gym and try bouldering - or find a zipline to try out.

* Sign the kids up for summer camp - art camp, science camp, drama camp, soccer camp, etc.

* Have a backyard water party and some fun water games!

* Visit the local zoo.

* Bake cookies and bring them to the closest Ronald McDonald house or nursing home.

* Organize a neighborhood picnic - where the kids are the cooks!

* Have a hot dog roast or a corn roast.

* Plant a kid's garden - a small section of the family garden that is theirs' alone to tend! Hint: plant easy-to-care-for plants!

* Visit the local farmer's market and have the kids pick out their favorite fruits and veggies. Create a meal together with them from what they chose. You may have to be creative! Bonus: Take along this farmers market game!

* Find out when the circus is coming to town.

* Find a local service project that kids can be involved with - and join in!


...And of course there's always traditional summer camps for kids!


Have your own collection of fun summer activities for kids? Share your favorite youth activities here!

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