Summer is here! As much as we are enjoying the picnics, trips to the beaches and parks, some days it is just too hot out. We are also in Hurricane season, which means lots of rain. So for those days when we can’t go outside, having a list of indoor activities on hand is essential! Here is a round-up of some of my favorite summer crafts and other fun activities for when you’re stuck inside with the kids.
These are activities I found browsing Pinterest, so make sure you follow the links to get the instructions for each activity.
Paint Splat Ice Cream Cones –
I scream You scream, we all scream for Ice Cream! How yummy does this craft look? Head to the link below for the instructions!
Shaving Cream Fireworks –
This patriotic craft is perfect for the Fourth of July! I know my daughters will enjoy making this on the next rainy day. Head to the link below to find out more.
Patriotic Adverb Word Search
3 cheers for the red, white, and blue, as kids search for adverbs in this fun patriotic word search. The practice continues at Education.com along with games, printables, and even more learning resources.
Download Word Search Here >> Patriotic Adverb Word Search
Answer Sheet >> Patriotic Adverb Word Search Answers
Paper Plate Flamingos
Flamingos are a summer icon here in Florida, and they are just the cutest! Head to the link below to find out how to make them!
TISSUE PAPER AND PAPER PLATE TURTLE CRAFT
My daughter loves turtles, so I know she will enjoy making these. Head to the link below for the directions!
Cotton Swab Letter Writing
Practicing letters doesn’t have to be boring, use some paint instead to make it more interesting. See the link below to find out more.
Homemade Playdough Recipe
Making your own playdough is easy, inexpensive, and fun! Head to the link below to see how!
Indoor Scavenger Hunt
Last but not least, an indoor scavenger hunt! I know my kids will have a blast with this activity. Head to the link below to get all the info!
These are just some of the many things you can do to entertain your kids when you’re stuck inside this summer. Try them out and let me know how it goes! Good luck!