Our Favorite Summer Boredom Busters for Kids

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If your kids are starting to get bored this summer, you may want a few ideas to spark new activities and creative play. You know me, I lots of favorites on my summer activity ideas for kids Pinterest board. But, here are our top ten favorites that we think you will like, too.

10 summer fun activities for kids

Favorite Summer Activities for (Bored) Kids

1. Camp Crafts: Ojos de Dios, friendship bracelets, and painted rocks
Remember those fun camp crafts — here are three favorites!
summer crafts for kids

via Pottery Barn Kids

2.  Wonders of the Day®
An online summer camp for kids to explore and learn.
summer camp for kids online
via Wonderopolis

3. Kiwi Crate Summer Explorer Boxes
Below are photos of our latest Kiwi Crate – card games and nature play. I love how many crafts and games are included in each kit.
Kiwi Crate summer boxes

Kiwi Crate Summer Boxes
via Imagination Soup

4. Grow Your Dreams Seeds Printable
Fablevision sells this for $.99, a fun printable to spark imagination and dreaming.
Fablevision summer printable
via Fablevision

5. Ice Boats
Kids adore water play – and ice and colors and it’s hours of fun!
summer ice boats idea for kids
via Spanglish Baby

6. Printable Nature Scavenger Hunt
This is one of the best nature scavenger hunts we’ve done – don’t you love it?
summer nature scavenger hunt for kids
via Nest for Less

7. Printable Summer Passport
We can’t wait to try this fun summer passport activity – how about you?
summer passport printable
via Simple Homemade

8. DIY Perfume
This year we added new ingredients to our perfume by opening up tea bags.
make your own flower perfume
via Imagination Soup

9. Art Dates
Artist Dates with kids is a fun way to spend time together – my favorite.
art dates for kids
via Imagination Soup

10. Nature Shadow Boxes
Glue + nature + paint = fun!
glue, nature, paint shadow box
via Teach Preschool

4th of July on Pinterest

If you’re looking for 4th of July activities, foods, games and crafts, you’ll find everything you need on my Pinterest 4th of July board!
4th of July games, crafts, food and more on Pinterest

Do you have any summer favorite activities to add to this list?

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