I am super excited to share 5 DIY fun summer activities for kids. These activities are easy to make, they are fun and will keep your little ones entertained for hours! They will have so much fun that they won’t see the time fly by! Also, make sure to keep your camera close by cause you may take some cool shots.
DYI Activities For Kids This Summer:
1. DIY Sprinkler
Don’t have a pool? No problem! Make your own sprinkler to entertain your kids for hours. This DIY sprinkler is refreshing, fun, super easy to make and a perfect summer activity to enjoy with your kids.
Complete instructions at Housing a forest
2. Homemade Play Dough DIY
Kids love DIY projects as it sparks their imagination. This activity is lots of fun and is perfect for rainy days. You can also play around with colors and come up with some cool ones!
Instructions at Martha Stewart
3. DIY Bubble Recipe
This one is my personal favorite, my kids absolutely loved it. You probably will have all the ingredients at home to get started right away.
STEPS: Mix together: ½ a cup of dishwashing liquid, 2 cups of water and 2 teaspoons of sugar
COOL TIP: Add some food coloring to make colorful bubbles!
Find instructions at La-las home daycare .
Now if you want to try something really cool, you will love these awesome DIY giant bubbles.
Check out the full DIY instruction at Crafts for all seasons.
4. Non-toxic Finger Paint DIY
Whether the kids want to paint indoors or outdoors, here is a simple recipe to create a DIY non-toxic and easily washable paint for some safe summer fun!
- 4 tablespoons of sugar
- ½ cup of cornstarch
- 2 cups of cold water
- Food coloring
Simply follow these easy steps:
- Mix 2 tablespoons of sugar and ½ cup of cornstarch together.
- Add 2 cups of cold water and heat over medium heat until the mixture is thick (the mixture will further thicken as it cools)
- Divide into four containers, and add food coloring as desired
Source: Martha Stewart
5. Bowling DIY
The bowling pins can be done in different ways; you can add colored water to clear bottles, you can paint the inside, you can use toilet paper roles, etc. Feel free to use your imagination and add your own personal touch.
I used some old soda bottles, cleaned them, poured about 1inch of paint into the bottom then put the caps on and shook.
For the ball, feel free to use any ball you have lying around the house, really anything works!
Find instructions at U-create crafts
What DIY summer activity your family prefers?
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