Keeping your kids entertained during the summer can be a challenge. Why not strengthen your family bond with activities that will satisfy your whole family at once? That way, you can enjoy quality family time and create a memorable summer together before it’s back to work and school.
These fun summer activities are sure to be a hit for both you and your kids:
- Build a huge sandcastle together and take photos around it.
- Play games like volleyball, soccer, and catch together instead of just sitting around soaking up the sun.
- Take your family pet along and create a memorable first-time event that all of you can reminisce on years down the road.
- Play Frisbee with your kids instead of watching them throw it to each other.
- Carry your camera and take family photos.
- Take along food that you can prepare together, like tacos or PB&J sandwiches.
- Play Pictionary and watch your kids really express themselves.
- Putting up the tent.
- Gathering wood and building a fire.
- Roasting marshmallows.
- Telling stories while sitting around the campfire.
- Go shopping for personalized gardening accessories like colored gloves, inscribed straw hats and patterned mud boots. If your children are small, you can even find kid-size garden tools like shovels and rakes to make it that much more fun.
- After you’ve planted a garden with your kids, place an inscribed stepping-stone or other garden ornament in the garden to commemorate the occasion.
Summertime is the perfect time to really get to know your kids and create memories that will last a lifetime! Start today to make the memories of this summer ones that all of you will go back to time and time again.