Oh, how we love summer! The season welcomingly brings us warm and sunny days allowing for more time to be outside and play. Summer is also a time where most kids are out of school. If you are searching for some fun activities for you and your kids to experience this summer, look no further. In this blog, you will get some inspiration on an array of unique summer activities to plan with your kids so they can have fun and learn while staying active all summer long.

Fun Tip: Choose at least one activity to do together as a family, and plan it out for each week of the summer!

Daytime Summer Activities

  • Make homemade ice cream
  • Run a lemonade/ice tea stand in your neighborhood
  • Organize a neighborhood garage sale
  • Go fishing
  • Experience tandem kayaking
  • Fly a kite
  • Create water balloon games
  • Collect rocks and paint them
  • Plan a picnic at the beach or park
  • Make a time capsule
  • Go bird watching
  • Build sandcastles

Evening Summer Activities

  • See a movie at the drive-in
  • Grab your sleeping bags, pitch a tent, and camp in your backyard
  • Host a kids’ board game night
  • Let your kids cook dinner one night
  • Roast s’mores over an open fire
  • Stargaze and count the stars
  • Catch fireflies
  • Flashlight storytime
  • Watch a firework show
  • Glow stick scavenger hunt
  • See the sunset at the beach
  • Play flashlight tag


  1. Verywell Family.100 Summer Fun Ideas for Kids and Parents. Retrieved from https://www.verywellfamily.com/summer-fun-ideas-kids-and-parents-3542627