Summer Activities

Although it may be summer, that doesn’t always mean that the weather is nice enough to spend time outside!

Rainy days can often be difficult, when the kids are cooped up and don’t know what to do with themselves. Some fun summer activities for kids on a rainy day include:

Baking

Kids usually enjoy helping you to make something that they’ll enjoy eating at the end of it!

You can try baking some cakes and get their help measuring and mixing. This is a great chance to teach them some new skills.

Or, you can get them involved in dinner, by making a pizza together, for example, with their favorite toppings! Continue reading

Summer goes by so fast. You blink and it’s time to get school supplies and get ready for another school year. What you’re left with is lovely memories of a fun summer spent with the family. Why not hold on to those memories by creating a family scrapbook or memory box.

Make it a family affair by creating it together. It will be a wonderful memento and something everyone involved will come back to again and again.

A Summer Scrapbook

Take pictures throughout the summer, save ticket stubs and other mementoes and turn them into a family scrapbook that records everything you’ve done this summer. Once a week, or whenever you get back from a fun event take a minute to make a few notes about what you want to add to your book about it. Continue reading

Have you been to the local parks in your area? If not, you don’t know what you may be missing out on.

There are hidden gems in any state and just about any area of the country.

Make it a point this summer to explore as many of them as possible. It’s a fun and inexpensive way to enjoy the summer, get out there and explore nature.

All the while you’re supporting your local community and the parks themselves. Parks, no matter how big or small, need to attract visitors to make sure they receive the funding to stay in operation.

Go do your part by exploring the parks in your area. Continue reading