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Summer Activities For KidsIt always seems like when we reach mid-summer, all I hear is “I’m BORED!” If you are like me and need ideas for summer activities for kids, this list can help! Here are 22 summer activities that are cheap and FUN for the kids and for YOU!

Pool Noodle Tic Tac Toe Premeditated Leftovers

Have a family field day  7 on a Shoestring

Make indoor s’mores

Paint with Cars  Formula Mom

Have a picnic

Make DIY Sidewalk Paint Formula Mom

Visit the beach

Do a talent show

Play with pudding

Pool Noodle Obstacle Course for Kids Premeditated Leftovers

Watch for invaders with a DIY Kids PVC Periscope

Making Giant Bubbles by Tatertots & Jello

Living Room Camp Out Ideas Premeditated Leftovers

Have a Pop Star Party

Backyard Mini Golf at White House Black Shutters 

5 Fun Indoor Activities for Kids Premeditated Leftovers

Make Scratch Art (Fun & Frugal For Kids)

We’re Going on a Water Balloon Hunt Mess For Less

Corn Starch Experiment

DIY Lawn Twister Stockpiling Moms

Make Your Own Puppet Theater



Heather Brummett

I am Heather Brummett . I'm just a real mom, sharing my real life experiences with the world. Thank you for being a part of my world. Here you will find recipes, crafts, fun ideas for the kids, how to work at home, encouragement, inspiration, and the latest news in and around Houston. To be featured or for information on freelance work contact me at [email protected].


  1. That’s an awesome list you’ve put together! I’ve GOT to get my boys outside and active. They’re driving me nuts being cooped up in the house. It’s waaaay warmer here than MN was so we need to find a pool or something! lol

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