10 Fun & Easy Activities To Do With Your Kids This Summer


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Summer holidays are just around the corner and soon enough, your little naughty child will be running around the home, making enjoyable mischief and an adorable nuisance of himself, and asking you to ‘play’ with him 24/7. So what do you do?

Top 10 Summer Activities For Kids:

Here we’ve bought you the 10 best fun summer activities for kids at home. These can enhance his creativity and will keep him busy for a couple of hours as well- just what you wanted!

1. Easy Cupcakes:

One of the best ideas to keep an active, growing kid involved is to get him into the kitchen and explore cooking. Pick up a simple recipe for a batch of homemade cupcakes on the internet and get your kid along to help you. Ask him to mix the batter, pour it into the cake moulds and best of all- decorate it using chocolate chips, sprinkles and other tit bits.

2. Fun Greeting Cards:

These are a must for every occasion. From birthday parties to wedding anniversaries, and what could be better than gettin

g your kid at work and whip up some cool greeting cards himself. Best of all, no one will even mind if it’s not perfect… it’ll be the cutest thing ever!

3. Clay Modelling:

This is another great summer activity for kids that will keep them engrossed during the holidays. Get some blocks of different colored clay and ask your kid to mould them into different shapes using his fingers: flowers, animals, cartoon characters or whatever comes to his imagination let him make!

4. Outdoor Games:

These are a must among growing kids, because these help them stay active and energetic. Discourage the use of tablets, laptops and TVs to play games and take your kid out to play with the Frisbee, hula hoop or a simple throwball.

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5. Stamp-Art:

Pick up some simple rubber stamps from your nearby craft store, some homemade paint, and get your kid ready to get his hands messy. You can also create homemade stamps using potatoes and then ask your kid to create some wonderful invites or simple creations using it!

6. Paper Craft:

Currently the DIY world is buzzing because of this beautiful craft from papers. There are practically a million options involved when it comes to using paper to create useful stuff. Visit your local craft store and pick up some basics, and spread them out in front of your kid and watch how he creates wonders!

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7. Junior Gardening:

Landscaping is another stimulating activity that helps your kid stay in touch with the nature. Allow him to explore his green thumb; pick up a simple picture gardening book from the store and a few seeds and explain your little kid the step by step process of planting and watering a plant.

8. Customized Tee:

Customizing what he wears is bound to get your kid all excited and happy. Simply grab few fabric paints and a plain white tee, and trace out a quick, cute design onto it using a pencil. Now ask your kid to paint on the tee using the pencil marks as the guidelines, and after it dries up, your kid can flaunt it!

9. Homemade Kitchen Magnets:

Look up the recipe of quick dough online, and mould it into the shape you like. Now get your kid to press a simple magnet to the backside of the dough and paint it as per his creativity- now bake it in the oven till it turns hard, and voila, you’re done!

10. Glitter Madness:

You’ll be amazed at what few packs of synthetic glitter can do! Purchase good quality glitter in different colors, and think some good ideas put it to work. You can ask your kid to cover up a simple empty tin with glitter in different swirly patterns and use it as a pencil holder… there are a million things you can do with glitter! As always, closely monitor your kid when he handles all the materials used in the above-mentioned activities.

Young kids can get into mischief in the blink of an eye, so it is imperative to provide constant adult supervision when they are playing. Happy play time with your darling! Do share more fun ideas for summer activities for kids with us in the comment section below:

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