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Top 5 Fun Summer Activities for Kids

Summer is here and one of your biggest priorities as a parent is to find fun activities for kids. The sunny days of summer are best to create fun memories that your kids will look back at them with nostalgia. As a parent, you want to make sure that your kids have lots of fun activities to do. Here is where I come in. Today I am going to show you my top five favorite summer activities for kids. Without wasting any more time, let’s jump right into it.

#1 Backyard Camping

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If you have a small garden or open space around the house, then you can never go wrong with a backyard camping adventure. Your kiddos are going to love the fact that they can stay outside for as long as they want. To make things even better, you don’t need to do anything else other than to set up a tent. If the weather starts getting bad, then you are only a couple of feet away from the house.

#2 Bike Rides

Bike Rides

It’s always a good idea to get kids to exercise. Here is where bike rides come in to save the day. Take the kids out for a fun bike ride around the house and I promise that they will love it. If you have any forest or river close to the house, then you should make sure to visit it.

#3 DIY Chalk Bombs

DIY Chalk Bombs

If there is one fun summer activity that all kids love, then it has to be throwing DIY chalk bombs on the ground. What’s great about this activity is that it’s really simple to clean up the colors from chalk bombs. You can just use some water and the colors will be gone in an instant. The trick to making great DIY chalk bombs is to us a soap-dispenser pump to fill water and chalk-paint mixture into the balloons.

#4 Look for Shapes in the Clouds

Summer Activities

Do you want to encourage your kids to be creative? If that is the case, then you should ask them to start looking for shapes in the clouds. Place a blanket in the grass and simply stare up at the sky. Let your imagination run free and you are surely going to find some funny shapes.

#5 Community Park Activities

Summer Activities for Kids

Kids have more fun when they are with friends and thanks to this, going to community park activities is always a great idea. Parks offer lots of fun summer activities for kids this includes sports, arts, crafts, music, swimming, and many more. In addition, there is no entrance fee to the community park.

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Angela Paris
Ang Paris is a crafting and cooking mama who is addicted to Pinterest and chocolate! Ang lives with her husband and 2 children in New Hampshire. After more than a decade multi-tasking in the workplace, she's now a full time mom, writer, and blogger who tweets up a storm!