Fun Summer Activities for the Kids

During the summer holidays it can be hard to keep the kids entertained.  They are about the house every day, and let’s face it – if they become bored, they can be much harder to handle.  We have put a list of some great summer activities that you could do with your kids to fill up those days before they go back to school again.

Kayaking

Kayak

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Kayaking is a great hobby in general. You can find all kinds of lakes and oceans that need exploring, and it can be a really fun way of doing it.  As well as being a more unusual way of your kids seeing things, it will also have some great health benefits for them, so they will be doing exercise without even knowing it.  They are compact too (if you opt for an inflatable kayak), so you can just pop them in the car – and off you go.  You can check out the following article at https://bestkayaks.reviews/top-rated-inflatable for some of the best rated kayaks this year.

Go Mountain Climbing

Of course, it’s weather permitting for this one – but if it’s a warm day outside, then mountain climbing can be great fun.  You can pack a picnic and enjoy some nice food when you get to the top as well as some scenic views – and it is fantastic exercise.  It’s also a great way to get in touch with nature, and you can tick off all of the mountains around you as you have climbed them and make it a kind of challenge.

Go Camping

Camping

Summer is the perfect time for you to explore the outdoors and go camping.  Find a good camping site, pack a tent and get ready for some outdoors fun.  There are usually lots of fun activities on camping sites as standard, but you can of course make your own fun.  You can tell stories at night, toast the perfect marshmallow – and enjoy a proper bonding experience with the kids.

Build a Den or a Treehouse

Building a den or a treehouse can be great fun.  Not only will it give your kids a great place to hang out over summer and get a little bit of their own space – building it together can be a really fun family experience.  You can make it like a summer project, and if it’s a DIY job they have been involved in – they are much more likely to enjoy playing in it once it’s done.

Stare at the Stars

Constellation

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If it’s a clear summers night, then you can also go stargazing.  It can be lots of fun trying to pick out the constellations and an activity for night time rather than during the day if you have been stuck inside all day.  Again, you can take some food and enjoy a nice picnic.  Apart from that – all you need is a telescope.

We hope you now have some more ideas as to how you can entertain the kids over the summer holidays.

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