16 Cheap And Cheerful Activities To Keep Your Kids Busy This Summer – Part 1

 

Although it’s great to have your little ones at home with you, keeping them entertained all summer can seem like a difficult (and expensive) task. We’ve collected a number of ideas for activities that will keep your kids entertained for hours. And, what’s more, they won’t leave you out of pocket, either! You probably already have everything you need for most of these activities, while others might require a few small purchases of no more than 10 bucks! Keeping your kids happy and entertained is, as they say, priceless, though! Check it out!

Don’t forget to check out Part 2 of this post below:
15 Cheap And Cheerful Activities To Keep Your Kids Busy This Summer – Part 2

Make a yarn obstacle course.

Play with water marbles.

Make a tape road for toy cars.

Build a backyard river out of tinfoil. 

Craft a fun throwing game out of an old tarp.

Keep younger kids occupied with a sugar or sand tray to practice writing letters.

Build towers with cut up sponges.

Make a chalk bull’s eye and try to hit it using wet sponges.

Create soap clouds in the microwave.

Blow rainbow bubble snakes.

Have popcorn races using drinking straws.

Make new toys by filling balloons with play-doh.

Keep toddlers occupied with pipe cleaners and a colander.

Play balloon ping pong with paper plate paddles.

Make a sticky spider’s web out of painter’s tape.

Or use tape to create an outdoor board game.

There are some amazing ideas here! Do you have any fun, frugal summer ideas of your own? Let us know in the comments section.

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Don’t forget to check out Part 2 of this post below:
15 Cheap And Cheerful Activities To Keep Your Kids Busy This Summer – Part 2