100 Fun Summer Ideas For The Whole Family
Summer is a great time to be able to spend time with your family, but sometimes even the best of us run out of ideas to keep our families busy during the season. The Crafting Chicks put out a list off 100 summer fun ideas for the whole family, and the best part is that you can do so many of these activities on a small budget! Here is a list of our favorites:
1) Have A Lemonade Stand
What a fun idea that helps your kids make a little extra cash!
2) Family Game Night
Have some nice quality time with your family and maybe even find a new favorite game!
3) Visit The Library
It's a great (and free) way for your kids to pick up a book and do some summer reading!
4) Go To A Drive-In Movie
How much fun to sit outside on a nice night and enjoy a movie! Make it a date night or a family affair!
5) Pick Strawberries
Go to a local farm and pick some fresh and delicious strawberries (or whatever fruit is in season) and make a nice homemade pie afterwards.
6) Go To The Beach
Have some fun in the son with your family by visiting a beach! Don't live on the coast? Find a lake to go to instead!
7) Play Frisbee
Toss it around for a little while or start an intense game of ultimate frisbee! You never know, your dog may even want to join in to!
8) Feed The Ducks At A Park
Still have that stale loaf of bread from last week? Bring the family to the park and feed the hungry ducks!
9) Make Cookies For Your Neighbor
It's fun to bake cookies with the family (even if it is just from a tub of dough) plus it puts a smile on someone's face (and a cookie in their belly)!
10) Plant Flowers
Teach the kids how to plant a garden while making your front yard look pretty!
11) Go To A Baseball Game
Cheer on your local minor league or gets tickets to a major league. Maybe you can even catch a foul ball!
12) Have A Pajama Party
Invite your kids' friends or just have it with your own family, snuggle up and watch a movie or maybe even take some funny pictures!
13) Slip N' Slide
Have some classic summer fun with a slip n' slide in your backyard. You can even set up sprinklers in different areas of the slip n' slide to spray you when you go down!
14) Put Together A Puzzle
Challenge your minds and puzzle skills! It doesn't have to be too challenging, but you can opt for the 1,000 piece one if you want!
15) Make A Summer Scrapbook
Preserve your precious family memories by making a scrapbook. You can add a page every day!
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