Who is looking for fun things to do in the Summer with their kids? I already hear the bickering and them saying, “I’m BORED” from my kids with only a few weeks into Summer! I have shared 15 Amazing Summer Activities before and thought I would share EVEN more ideas with you to help keep your kids busy and happy and you sane! Enjoy these 17 Creative Summer Activities for Kids now.

Do you remember your Summers as a kid? I remember making crafts, drawing out in the yard, riding my bike endlessly and lying in the grass gazing at the clouds imagining things….oh I must not forget, lots of popsicles while sitting in my swing in the back yard too!

Now a days kids are so accustomed to technology they often can struggle in the creative realm! It is time to take advantage of the free time Summer brings with these 17 Creative Summer Activities for Kids!

Decorate Flip Flops With Scrap Fabric: Fluffy Flip Flops!

Flip flops is a must in the Summer and now you can jazz up flips flops in minutes! You kids will love creating this DIY!

Simple Tie Dye T-Shirt DIY

Tie Die is a staple to our crafty plans in the Summer. The article above breaks down the simple steps to tie die about anything.

15 Amazing Kids Summer Activities

In the link above you actually get 15 more awesome Summer activity ideas! 

Sharpie Tie Dyed Shirts

If you are not into the mess of “old school” tie die techniques you might love to create the same style but in a less messy way with sharpie markers.

Below you will see more fun, simple and affordable crafts and activities using things around your house such as rocks, paper plates and coffee filters.

Coffee Filter Crafts for Kids: Coffee Filter Sun Craft

Super Cute Paper Plate Fish Craft for Kids

Homemade play dough is always fun to make and play with!

More thrifty Summer activities:

Easy and Fun Ocean-Ready Egg Carton Narwhal Craft

We are creating our version of painted rocks and my kids LOVED the project!

Ultimate Guide – Rock Painting for Preschoolers

Hand art projects are always the best and so cute with this strawberry theme!

More paper ware fun in all forms!

Paper Bowl Ice Cream Craft

Glowing Campfire Craft for Kids

Bubble Art Butterflies

Easy Sun Catchers with Coloring Pages

Popsicle pretend pops!

This bubble wrap ice cream craft uses all the extra “things” around the house for a fun and textile craft.

Lastly, a fun plate craft that spins that your kids will love to make and stay entertained with!

“You Are My Sunshine” Paper Plate Craft

So there you have it, 17 Creative Summer Activities for Kids that are simple, affordable and fun! I wish you a Summer full of rest, special moments and a lot of memory making. Dovidenia. XO

When you need creative ideas for other seasons check out what I have for Fall here:

10 Best Fall Art Projects for Kids

For all thing Winter kids creativity check here:

10 Winter Art Projects for Kids










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