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100 Boredom Busters Summer Activities (Free Printable)

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Are you looking forward to summer? We are! In fact, I can’t for the days of laying on the beach and playing outside until the street lights come on. The thing that I’m not looking forward to is hearing those dreaded words. You know the ones I’m talking about. “Mommy I’m bored” or “There’s nothing to do here” – Seriously?! If you are ever in this boat no worries. I’ve got you covered. Here are 100 boredom busters Summer activities for kids and the best part most of them are absolutely free.

Boredom Busters for Kids

100 Summer Activities for Kids, ultimate list of summer boredom busters for Inside activities, outside activities, learning activities & travel activities

100 Boredom Busters Summer Activities for Kids

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Inside Activities (Think Rainy Days)

1. Read to siblings

2. Make a no-sew fleece blanket

3. Stack cups

4. Play Simon Says

5. Make up rules to a current game

6. Camp indoors

7. Rent a movie from the library

8. Read a book

9. Tell a story

10. Make a sock puppet

11. Bake something

12. Play library

13. Play a board game

14. Organize your dressers

15. Play vet

16. Write a poem

17. Make animal masks

18. Do a puzzle

19. Write to your grandparents

20. Have a photo shoot

21. Make a no-sew fleece pillow

22. Make play dough sculptures

Homemade Playdough Recipe

 

23. Play I Spy

24. Play dress up

25. Learn a new board game

 

Outside Activities

26. Play four-square

27. Build a birdhouse

28. Go hiking/jogging

29. Walk a neighbor’s dog

30. Have a scavenger hunt

31. Have a squirt gun fight

32. Climb trees

33. Wash cars

34. Spray paint

35. Paint with flowers

36. Blow bubbles

37. Play in the dirt

38. Have a mini Olympics

39. Camp outdoors

40. Paint with shaving cream

41. Play baseball

42. Create fireworks in a jar

43. Melt crayons in the sun

44. Paint rocks

45. Have a relay race

46. Play Twister outdoors

47. Build a bird feeder

Homemade DIY Bird Feeder

48. Build a teepee

49. Use sidewalk chalk

50. DIY an outdoor craft

 

More Learning – Educational Activities

51. Study different types of clouds

52. Grow flowers

53. Go bird watching

Backyard Birds

54. Try geo-caching

55. Build a backyard shelter

56. Identify different trees

57. Try foreign foods

58. Create a sundial

59. Make a stop motion video

60. Create an animal unit study

61. Build a mini volcano

62. Volunteer

63. Copycat classic art

64. Hunt animal tracks

65. Build a rubber band helicopter

66. Encourage recycling around the neighborhood

67. Make no-churn ice cream

68. Study animals habitats

69. Study a butterfly’s life cycle

70. Study astronomy

71. Create a sun catcher

72. Fry an egg on the cement

73. Create rain clouds in a jar

74. Grow grass in a cup

75. Create your own game

 

Travel Activities ~ Places to go and People to see

76. Visit the park

77. Attend an outdoor movie

78. Visit a historical museum

79. Visit grandma’s house

80. Visit a friend’s house

81. Have a one-day road trip

82. Visit a water park

83. Visit the fair

84. Visit a playground

85. Visit the library

86. Visit/dress up for a fancy restaurant

87. Visit a place you’ve never been to

88. Go on a picnic

89. Visit a children’s museum

90. Go hiking

91. Visit an art museum

92. Visit a live concert

93. Attend a community event

94. Visit a library’s event

95. Visit the beach

96. Go window shopping

97. Visit an aquarium or zoo

98. Go downtown

99. Tour your local fire station

100. Make a summertime capsule

 

You can find everything from fun places to go, DIY, crafts, cool Science activities, outdoor games, learning fun, activities to do when it rains, plus so much more.  Pin this list so you can find it later because you don’t want to lose this one!

 

Everything except the travel of course 😉 Can be found on this Summer Activities Board on Pinterest!

 

Download your free Boredom Busters for Kids Printable below

100 Summer Activities for Kids, List of 100 Bored Ideas for Teens, Kids, and adults, The Ultimate list of summer boredom busters for Inside activities, outside activities, learning activities & travel activities

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100 Boredom Busters Summer Activities

 

A must because it’s Awesome and keeps your printables looking wonderful for years: Scotch Laminator and Laminating Pouches. Laminate this printable and post it up on the refrigerator. The kids will always be able to find something fun to do.

 

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