Here’s another of our tried & tested lists of fun things to do!
This will keep you going through the summer whatever the weather.
1…Have tea on the sofa!
We’ve got 40 Beach Fun Ideas. How many have you tried?
2.Make your own tree folk in the woods.
3.Build your own tipi with sticks & a length of fabric.
We love building dens indoors and outdoors. Have a look at our Den Day Ideas.
4.Make your own fun pizzas.
See our 75+ Ways To Have Fun With Food.
5.Make an edible table football with a box, skewers & jelly babies.
6.Make cut grass nests.
7.Identify nut bearing trees ready to return in the autumn.
8.Make cork sail boats.
9. Make a matchbox art box.
See also: Kinder Surprise Egg Activity Capsules and Garden Fairy Post Box.
10.make your own milk bottle top paint palettes.
11.Make hand soap flower cubes.
12.Make fairy donuts for the garden fairies using Cheerios and icing.
13.Have a pop up camping night in the living room.
See our Indoor Camping Fun.
14.Have your own spa day outside.
15.Make your own non spill bubble pot using a Pringles can.
16.Go for an early morning walk to watch the day begin.
17. Have a picnic breakfast.
18.Take some chalk to the beach.
19. Make a low washing line and have a laundry day.
20.Make your own outdoor Playstations. Drawing, Lego or make up.
See more of our Outdoor Playstations.
21.Have a duvet day by taking out storage boxes and blankets to make a bed.
22.Fly carrier bag kites.
See more Family Days 50 Things to Do Before or After You’re 11 & 3/4s.
23.Make sponge cakes.
You could include these in A Full Day of Pranks.
24. Create your own framed beach art.
Pebble Pictures are fun too.
25.Watch trains go by.
26.Take an empty picture frame out on your travels.
See more Picture Frame Fun.
27.Carve your own toadstools and paint with nail varnish.
28.Take a rake to the beach and make footprints.
Beach Art is a lot fun.
We’ve created these huge footprints, raised awareness of Autism and created a retro Pac Man!
29.Make a glow in the dark swingball by attaching glow sticks to the string with tape or pull ties.
Do see our Fun Camping Ideas to Entertain Kids.
30.Build your own stick birds nest.
31.Make some fabric fairy/butterfly wings.
32.Make a shower curtain water slide.
33.Make a toy wash station.
34.Make camping reading lights by putting head torches on water filled milk cartons.
35.Walk barefoot through daisies.
36 Have your own rap battle, scene set with decorated boxes.
37. Make a moth attractor and shadow charade sheet by hanging a sheet up and back lighting it.
We did this for our RSPB Big Wild Sleepout.
38. Make a moth attracting lamp using a water filled milk carton and back lighting it.
You could make an Illuminated Fairy Carton Village.
39.Cook your own popcorn using kernels.
See 75+ Ways To Have Fun With Food for more ideas.
40. Make a tree stump bird table.
Also see our Tree Stump Fairy House Night Light.
41.Pan for gold using spray painted gravel.
See The Magical Make Believe Spirit of Childhood.
42. Make fairy shell houses by decorating shells.
43.Make a reading hammock with a length of fabric.
44.Go on a bike ride.
45.Make an indoor sandpit.
46.Make a cress hedgehog.
47. Do a penny search in the grass.
48.Go hunting for evidence of fairies.
49.Make a shell mobile.
50.Make your own picnic pots.
51.Make a sheet den by hanging a sheet over a branch.
52.Have a spring clean day using spray bottle filled with water.
53. Decorate plain paper lanterns from Poundland.
54.Make a milk carton ribbon wind sock.
55.Go on a bear hunt.
56.Make an outdoor discovery table to put on every thing you collect.
57.Create a washing up station outside.
58. Go to the park in the dark.
59.Make a trip wire assault course using string.
60.Make an undertable library.
61.Search for evidence of frost fairies (secretly sprinkle fairy dust for the kids to discover).
62.Make you’re own chocolate pizzas and top with sweeties.
63. Build boats with off cuts of wood and a bag of nails.
64. Watch the sun set.
65.Go on a nocturnal neighbourhood hedgehog spotting walk.
66.Go on a colours of the rainbow hunt.
67.Visit a pick your own farm and cook with what you pick.
68.Make your own outdoor art exhibition.
69.Go lilo surfing in the rain.
70.Eat plenty of chocolate spread and peanut butter teddy bear toast.
And don’t forget the budget! Give them their own holiday treats budget to stop them trawling through the cupboards and tell them that when it’s gone it’s gone!!!
ENJOY THE SUMMER 🙂