25 Free or inexpensive things to do with your kids this Summer

I’m always trying to find fun things to do with the kids during the summer, but everything costs so much and I just can’t do it. So I asked the kids what were some things they wanted to do this Summer and they had some pretty cool ideas. lol. But, we came up with an amazing list!

  1. Visit a State Park. Most have a beach, playground, and walking trail. If not more.
  2. Go fishing.
  3. Plan a hike.
  4. Visit the zoo.
  5. Catch frogs.
  6. Plant a garden.
  7. Have a pool party.
  8. Take a shopping trip. My kids said to the Dollar Tree to get sidewalk chalk, bubbles, hula hoops, that kinda stuff.
  9. Make fairy houses. You can use anything! You don’t need to buy fancy items, make them yourself, use what you already have.
  10. Build a birdhouse.
  11. Go to the movies
  12. Host a sports game. Baseball, kickball, basketball, volleyball, badminton. The list goes on and on.
  13. Paint. Let the kids paint outside, give them some paper and paints and they can do the rest.
  14. Go see some fireworks.
  15. Watch a parade.
  16. Visit a farm.
  17. Go on a scavenger hunt.
  18. Plant some flowers.
  19. Plant a tree.
  20. Family bike ride.
  21. Watch the clouds.
  22. Go on a picnic. Even if it’s in your yard, the kids will love it!
  23. Fly a kite.
  24. Visit your Library.
  25. Make popsicles.

I hope this list helps you plan an amazing Summer with your kids. Let me know what else you have planned by leaving a comment below.

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