It’s mid-summer and if your kids are anything like mine, they’re starting to complain that they’re bored. My first response is, SERIOUSLY, you were just complaining that you were sick of school and couldn’t wait for summer break! But, necessity is the mother of invention, so enlisting the help of Pinterest, here are a few ways to kick-start their imaginations, get them outside, and off of screens! From setting up water balloon piñatas to going on a scavenger hunt, these entertaining and inexpensive DIY activities are great projects you can do with your kids, and will help keep them busy the entire summer.
Read on for a bonus section on putting together a daily schedule for your kids to keep summer fun and manageable!
Photo from Holli Long
Kids and adults alike will have a blast with these Jenga blocks! When the older kids are done, the little ones can practice their stacking skills with the oversized Jenga pieces. Minimize the noise made by clattering blocks by setting it up in the yard!