Remember the times when you use to be a kid? You wanted some cool summer activities to do?
The best part as a parent now you can create the same for your kids.
If you remember, the summers use to be the best days of our lives.
Days were long and everyone enjoyed these extra hours in playing summer games as long as possible.
Fun and free time – is there anything as good as that?
Now, as parents, it’s time we find some cool summer activities for our kids to do. Try out these kids dollar store hacks to keep your kids entertained and busy all summer long, without breaking the bank.
1. Pool Noodles Obstacle Course
2. Hit the Beach
Beaches are the best place to be in summer. There’s nothing like a lazy summer day on the beach, with a few burgers and lemonades.
In my humblest of opinions, great activities don’t need to be costly. I believe the dollar store is the number one destination for extremely affordable beach gear and equipment.
Be sure to stop by your local one and sourced them out.
Come summer and you will find beaches crowded with all the beach enthusiasts enjoying the sun with friends and family, taking a sun-bath or a massage, sipping into some fruit-juice and soaking the delights of the fresh air.
And how can you leave out children from the beaches?
Watch them having a whale of a time, building sand-castles and running around in sheer joy.
3. Hoola Hoop Hideout
4. Summer Sports
Summer is the time of a host of sports that keeps the spirit of the season alive. People grab this opportunity to hit the outdoors with their favorite sports. Will name a few dollar store summer sport hacks to keep kids happy.
Beach sports are the most popular.
Beach volleyball is a common sight at most beaches. Rafting, surfing, swimming, waterskiing are popular sports activities during summer. All of which you can score very cheap at your local dollar store!
Many also indulge in ice-sports. Ice-skating, ice-hockey, snowboarding is really fun.
Cycling, diving, tennis are some of the popular outdoor games of summer.
Other sports-nuts go for baseball or golf at the greens during summer.
5. Giant Dry Erase Mat
During summer many different fishes are available to inshore anglers.
As a general rule, the best time for fishing in summer is at dusk and dawn.
During this time of the year, estuaries and coastal waters are filled with a variety of bait fishes and shrimps preyed upon by game fish.
Some popular catches during summer are – spotted seatrout, red drum, flounders, sheepshead, Black drum, pompano, etc.
And the dollar store is a perfect place to stock up on all the equipment needed to fish all summer long.
7. DIY a color-mixing Station
8. Summer camps
Camps are a favorite of many during the summer season, especially the children.
Summer camp conjures up colorful and zesty images of different fun activities.
However, summer camps can be of different kinds to serve specific purposes.
There are special summer camps for computer learning, performing arts, for children with special needs and for weight loss programs.
Summer camps are the place where children spend an extended period of time away from home for the first time. Send them with fun dollar store games for kids, that they can share with their friends.
It provides them the opportunity to develop character, boost conference, make new friends, build up confidence and discover new interests.
9. Backyard Tic Tac Toe
10. Eat ice cream or frozen yogurt
Summer is the perfect time to eat ice cream and frozen yogurt.
The kids will not mind weekly or even daily trip to your favorite ice cream parlor or the local dollar store.
This activity is also a good bonding moment as you could talk anything and everything while enjoying your parfait or gelato.
11. Carnival Games in Your Backyard
12. Relax and enjoy
Summer is also the time to indulge in the luxury of relaxation – be it snoozing off in the hammock, sailing in a boat, or just idly bird-watching.
One of my favorite things to do is stock up on dollar store home goods items for super cheap, you can feed your family and entertain them all in one place.
This is what lazybones love to do during the summer months.
If you were wondering what are some fun summer activities to do with yourself or your children,
I hope this article has given you plenty of affordable, FREE choices to choose this summer.
Trust me, these activities will certainly keep you nice busy this summer. Let me know in the comments below of any other suggestion, or unique activities for the summer.