December 9, 2019

40+ DIY Summer Activities for Kids

40+ DIY Summer Activities for Kids

It’s starting to warm up here and the kids are getting excited to get outside and have some fun!

We’ve compiled the best DIY summer activities for kids. So grab a cup of tea and get ready to get inspired to have fun with your kids this summer! And why not check out these awesome Super Hero Party ideas too!

DIY-Pool-Noodle-Sprinkler

This DIY Pool Noodle Sprinkler will cost you next to nothing & will provide hours of fun! Head here to learn how to make yours!

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Make this amazing Water Blob for hours of Sensory Fun! Head here for the easy instructions!

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How amazing is this Kiddie Car Wash! Made from PVC piping & a few bits & pieces, this is sure to be a bit! Click here to learn how to make one for your home!

Sand-Slime-DIY

Make this ooey gooey Sand Slime! Easy to make & oh so fun to play with! Click here for the recipe.

Pool Noodle Obstacle Course

We love this easy to make Pool Noodle Obstacle Course! Click here for the instructions!

Tropical-Sand-Dough

This Tropical Sand Dough recipe smells so amazing, you’ll want to play with it! Click here for the recipe.

Water Balloon Pinata

Make a Water Balloon Piñata to cool down the kids! Click here for all the details.

Jelly-Ice-Sensory-Play

Make some Jelly Ice Paint! It’s so ‘cool’, the kids can even eat it too! Click here to learn how!

DIY Sponge Balls

Make your own ‘Splat Balls‘ using sponges! So much fun! They’re like soft water balloons AND you can paint with them! Click here for all of the details!

diy-waterslide

Make you own Water Slide with a few inexpensive materials for hours of fun summery play! Click here for the DIY details.

Sand-Foam

This gorgeous Sand Foam can be mad with 2 simple ingredients…of course one of them is Sand! Click here for the other ingredient!

Toy-Rescue

Freeze special toys in water to create a ‘Toy Rescue‘ activity! Bust them out with water pistols! Head to this link to learn how to make your own.

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This takes the awesome game Twister to a whole new level! Make your own Water Blob Twister & you have a super fun summer game that even adults can play! Head here to make your own!

sand footprint keepsake

Make this precious Footprint Keepsake. A very special gift for Grandparents or anyone for that matter! Click here for the instructions, including and easy to follow video.

Ice-cream-playdough-cones

Make ‘Ice Cream Playdough‘. It’s a soft & fluffy sensory experience. Click here for the recipe.

Water Jump Rope

Turn normal jump rope into Water Jump Rope! Click here to learn how.

Make-your-own-Sand-Clay-Create-Bake-Keep

Make your own Sand Clay! Simply create, make & bake! Click here to learn how.

Pool-Noodle-Wall

This easy Pool Noodle Water Wall provides hours of fun. Click here for the DIY instructions.

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Make this beautiful sweet smelling Summery Lemon Playdough! This recipe is no cook too! Click here for details.

Water Shooter

You can make this cool Water Shooter using PVC piping. Click here to learn how!

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Hide Dinosaurs in frozen ‘Dinosaur Eggs‘ for your little excavator to dig out! Click here to learn how.

Dunk Tank

Make your own Dunk Tank Game at home! How cool is that! Click here for the instructions.

Magic-Aqua-Sand-Tutorial-Make-your-own-Magic-Sand

Make this amazing Magic Aqua Sand for the kids! They will be amazed! Click here to learn how.

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Make your own Giant Kerplunk Game. Perfect for summer parties! Head here to learn how to make yours.

DIY-Glowing-Water-Blob

This amazing Glow in the Dark Water Blob is perfect for a Summer party! Whoot shoot! Click here to learn how to make one!

Soap Boat Races 2

Make Soap Boats and have Soap Boat Races! Click here for all of the fun photos!

Fizzing Chalk Paint

Get outside and get the kids painting with this Fizzing Chalk Paint! Get the recipe here.

Giant Bubbles

These Giant Bubbles are so fantastic! Made from Household ingredients, you can whip them up for a summer afternoon playdate! Click here for more details.

Nutella-Ice-Cream

Make Nutella Ice Cream together! It only requires two ingredients & it’s totally delicious! The ultimate Summer treat! Click here for the recipe.

jelly-soap-foam

This Jelly Soap Foam smells so divine. Wonderful sensory play for the kids! Click here for the recipe.

Floating-Cork-Pool-Game-fun-way-to-learn-numbers-and-Math-skills

Have som fun in the pool with this Floating Numbers Game! Get the kids exercising & learning at the same time! Click here for the ‘how to’s’.

Pool Noodle Race Track DIY 81

This Pool Noodle Race Track is perfect for a sunny afternoon! Click here to learn how to make your own.

Water-Pistol-Canvas-Art

Make some Water Pistol Canvas Art. Create a keepsake that is super fun to make! Click here for the instructions.

DIY-Frozen-Elsa-Ice-Castle

Make a Frozen Ice Castle with only three simple ingredients! Elsa would love this one! Click here for the instructions.

Sandcastle-Craft-a-childhood-keepsake-that-will-last-forever

Make a Sandcastle Keepsake! This sandcastle is fun to make & gorgeous to keep! Click here to learn how.

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Make a Beach Memory Jar. A gorgeous way to preserve that special holiday. Click here for the instructions!

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Get the kids playing and learning with this Melting Ice & Salt Experiment! Click here to learn how.

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Make your own DIY Sprinkler from a Soda Bottle! Head here to learn how!

Water-Balloons-and-Trampoline

Add Water Balloons to a Trampoline and let the magic happen by itself! Head here for more details.

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This Frozen Popsicle Chalk is perfect for a hot summer’s Day. Click here for the recipe.

capture a fairy

Capture a Fairy with these beautiful jars! Click here to learn how to make yours!

Sponge Bullseye

Play a Game of Sponge Bullseye! Click here to learn how to make yours!

We hope you enjoyed this round up and encouraged you to have some fun with your kids this Summer!

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