15 Cheap And Cheerful Activities To Keep Your Kids Busy This Summer – Part 2

 

No matter how much you love your children, having them home all summer can leave you teetering on the edge of sanity. The main trouble is finding enough to do to keep them busy all day, without having to dip too heavily into the savings. These activities are fun for kids of various ages, while being friendly on the old budget! Take a look and see if there’s anything that your little ones will love. And, if you need more ideas, be sure to check out the first part of this post!

Don’t forget to check out Part 1 of this post below:
16 Cheap And Cheerful Activities To Keep Your Kids Busy This Summer – Part 1

Make a marble racetrack out of a pool noodle.

marble race
My Home Spun Threads

Go on an indoor camping trip.

indoor camping
The Stay at Home Mom Survival Guide

Have your kids paint on glue with food coloring to create awesome patterns.

glue food coloring
Housing a Forest

Make exploding paint bags (just be sure to use washable paint).

exploding paint bags
Growing a Jeweled Rose

Create an eraser bowling alley.

eraser bowling
Frugal Fun 4 Boys

This cool science experiment will let you extract DNA from strawberries.

dna from strawberries
The Home School Scientist

Make giant bubble wands.

diy bubble wand
Fun Crafts Kids

Your kids can design their own t-shirts.

design t shirt
Alpha Mom

Make giant outdoor dress-up dolls.

chalk dress up dolls
Six Sisters Stuff

Create a burlap sewing station.

burlap sewing
Kleas

Find a creative use for bubble wrap!

bubble wrap stomp paintings
Mess For Less

Make an indoor slide. It should go without saying, but supervision is key here!

box indoor slide
The Contemplative Creative

Have fun with balloon rockets.

balloon rockets
Discover Explore Learn

Put up an outdoor obstacle course.

backyard obstacle course
Learn Play Imagine

Make these fun and educational alien bubbles!

alien bubbles
FamilyLicious

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Don’t forget to check out Part 1 of this post below:
16 Cheap And Cheerful Activities To Keep Your Kids Busy This Summer – Part 1