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Set Up a Lemonade Stand/Other Business – Day 30 of 30 Days of Keeping Kids Busy During the Summer

Set Up a Lemonade Stand/Other Business – Day 30 of 30 Days of Keeping Kids Busy During the Summer

My kids are often interested in running a little business of their own, and summer is the perfect time! A lemonade stand is the classic kid business, but I’ve seen kids advertise roses and wallets made from duct tape for sale too. Whatever your kids want to sell, keep...

Make a Play – Day 29 of 30 Days of Keeping Kids Busy During the Summer

Make a Play – Day 29 of 30 Days of Keeping Kids Busy During the Summer

Summer is a wonderful time for kids to indulge their creativity. Mine like to work on plays with their friends. If they like acting, encourage them to make a play. They can write it down or not. My kids prefer to do it all from memory – I’d get...

Visit Friends – Day 28 of 30 Days of Keeping Kids Busy During the Summer

Visit Friends – Day 28 of 30 Days of Keeping Kids Busy During the Summer

Don’t keep your kids at your house all summer – send them off to play with friends. If you’re lucky, their friends are close enough you can just send the kids off, but even if you have to drive them over, it’s a pretty good deal. Either you get...

Picnic – Day 27 of 30 Days of Keeping Kids Busy During the Summer

Picnic – Day 27 of 30 Days of Keeping Kids Busy During the Summer

Lunchtime, dinner time or snack time, it doesn’t matter; kids love a picnic. Just spread out a blanket, choose appropriate dishes for outdoors and let the kids enjoy. My kids especially enjoy evening picnics as the sun gets lower on really hot days. It’s nice to get out of...

Play Tag/Hide and Go Seek – Day 26 of 30 Days of Keeping Kids Busy During the Summer

Play Tag/Hide and Go Seek – Day 26 of 30 Days of Keeping Kids Busy During the Summer

Tag and hide and go seek are lots of fun for kids. No supplies necessary, just a few rules required, such as boundaries. Some consideration has to be given for players significantly younger than the others too. These are best with a crowd of kids, not just a couple....