Summer DIY Activities for Kids

With one month left of summer, it can be challenging to keep coming up with new activities to keep your kids entertained. Here are 9 great DIY summer activities that will keep your children entertained day and night!

DIY Sidewalk Foam Paint

This paint is easy to make, and contains ingredients that you probably already have around the house! It’s also easy to clean up; just spray with the hose when you’re done.

Frozen Popsicle Chalk

Another easy to make driveway decorator, this frozen chalk comes with a convenient handle when made in popsicle molds!

Squirt Gun Painting

As a kid, what could be more fun than being given a squirt gun full of paint and free reign of the backyard?

Giant Water Blob

Kids will love to play on this giant, squishy, floating water blob that’s quick and easy to make!

Giant Bubbles

What’s better than bubbles? Giant bubbles. Easy to make with ingredients you probably already have!

Two-Ingredient Nutella Ice Cream

This recipe is delicious and easy enough that your kids will be able to make it with you! Perfect to cool down on a hot summer day.

Glow-in-the-Dark Bowling

Make your glow-in-the-dark pins and bowling ball by putting glow sticks inside of soda bottles and a hamster ball, and then you have a great activity for those cool, summer nights!

Make Your Own Solar Oven

Combine a fun science experiment with snack-time by making s’mores outside in your own solar oven.

Kiddie Pool Camping

Instead of water, fill a kiddie pool with pillows and blankets and it’s the perfect spot to watch the stars or even camp out in the backyard!