Summer Activities

Summer is a great time for outdoor activities with your children! There are endless inexpensive activities to keep your child busy all summer long. Click the links below for some great summer activities! 

Homemade Play Dough
Play dough is always a favorite among kids and this homemade recipe is simple to make. You can allow your child to explore and use their imaginations. This could also be a great opportunity to connect it to what your child is learning at the time by asking them to make certain things out of the play dough.

Homemade Bubble Wands
Kids love bubbles! The link provided is a simple bubble recipe and homemade wands, this way you can keep their favorite activity inexpensive all summer long.

Homemade Sidewalk Chalk

The link provided above is to a simple sidewalk chalk recipe. It’s a fun way to get the kids outside with an inexpensive activity.

9 Summer Craft Ideas For Toddlers And Preschoolers
Check out this great link for activites you can do with your child!

Summer Game Ideas

The Water Piñata
This is a great game that is inexpensive and is a nice way to get everyone to cool down on a hot summer day. Your child will have so much fun trying to break the piñata, and it will be such a surprise when they get soaked with water instead of candy.

Kiddie Pool Games

The link below offers several “kiddie” pool game ideas for your little one. Each game is a great way to keep your child cool while having a lot of fun.

Find the Letter
This is a great activity that your whole family will love. It’s a great way to help your child with learning their letters, becoming aware of their surroundings and using their imaginations. Children of all ages will enjoy finding letters in unexpected places, and you can even make an entire day activity out of it.

Safety Tips

Keeping your child safe is most important and it is the best way to ensure that everyone has fun all summer long. Below are a few links that provide great ideas for keeping your child safe while outside, please take some time to read over them.

Keep Your Child Hydrated
The link below is a great article about the importance of keeping your child hydrated during the summer. It includes tips to get your child to drink more and the appropriate amount of fluid each age range should take in.

Stay Safe While Out in the Sun
The link below provides several safety tips to prevent sunburns and to keep your child safe while having fun in the sun.

Tips to Prevent Bug Bites
It’s nearly impossible to stay free from bug bite completely but the link below provides some great tips that will help lessen the bites. There are also a few tips for the treatment of bug bites as well.