Summer Activities

Learning doesn't stop when school is out! If your child is saying "I'm bored" like a broken record, try beating the heat and mastering new skills with these indoor and outdoor summer activities for kids. From fun with sand and water summer activities to recipes for yummy treats like frozen yogurt and lemonade, kids will be asking for autumn activities in no time.

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In this fun activity, frozen cubes of paint provide your preschooler with a cool new way to paint a masterpiece.
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Help your first grader, second grader, or third grader boost his addition skills and math vocabulary with this fun summer game Ice Cream Addition!
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This collage is a great way for children to see different methods of creating the same idea.
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This fun watermelon art project will help your preschooler develop his fine motor skills, number sense and shape recognition.
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This sponge relay game is the perfect way to cool off and to keep kids' minds sharp this summer.
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Are you sneaky, sneaky? You'll have to be when your play this fun game involving squirt guns and blindfolds that'll test your child's stealth.
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Turn any sunny summer day into a fun and special occasion by having a watermelon seed spitting contest!
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Combat summer boredom with this easy and fun game. Race against each other to see who can fill their bucket the fastest using leaky cups!
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Melted crayon art is all the rage right now. It's simple, inexpensive, and there's no wrong way to do it!
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Help your preschooler explore the effects of light and shadow, and make a pretty sun print at the same time!
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Enjoy those warm spring and summer nights with your child while teaching her some backyard astronomy at the same time.
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Invite your middle school writer to make this artistic trip diary, and practice narrative prose and analytical writing in the process!
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Plan ahead for summer, by constructing a holiday calendar with your child. A great way to teach kids about time!
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Satisfy your sweet tooth with this easy summer activity! Make homemade ice cream and let your child practice his science skills.
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Your middle schooler's favorite book is being made into a motion picture, and she's the chosen designer. Help her create a movie poster to entice viewers.
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Make a seashell wind chime for your back porch. Perfect for younger kids to build motor skills on.
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To help keep summer memories alive, have your fifth grader utilize his writing skills to create a summer book keepsake!
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Here's an arts and crafts activity for your preschooler: make pendulum paintings using only a funnel, canvas, and paint!
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Stay active over summer vacation with this fun take on the old favorite Red Rover!
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Play Rock Tic-Tac-Toe, the perfect outdoor game for all ages. Help your child develop thinking skills and get away from the TV!

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