Free Ways to Enjoy Summer

Summer can be expensive, the kids are home from school and eating non stop and always wanting to do something that costs money. So how do I keep the kids entertained and not spend much? Here is a list of activities we enjoy.

  • Walks to the park, with snacks from home
  • Riding bikes and scooters 
  • Crafts that include nature items
  • BBQ get together
  • Beach trips 
  • Park play days 
  • Gardening
  • Free local events
  • Exchange play days with friends
  • Backyard camping
  • Stargazing
  • Teach kids survival skills
  • Build a teepee or leanto 
  • Bird watching
  • Hiking
  • Geocaching
  • Backyard farming
  • Host a movie night at home
  • Take turns hosting sleepovers 
What are some of the free things you do this summer? Have the kids create a bucket list to help squeeze out every drop of summer. 

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