26 Fun and Educational Summer Activities for Kids

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Summer is in full swing and some of us are running out of new ways to toss in some education while having fun. Here are 26 Fun and Educational Summer Activities for Kids which will give plenty of ideas to do in July. Not only are these learning activities but they are also boredom busters for kids! I hope that you find inspiration in all of the recipes shared here today. I know that I have!

Where did I get these mommy resourceful recipes from, you ask? These are all from Crystal & Co. readers and from their wonderful submissions to our weekly blog linky party on Wednesday’s. I love the ideas that you all share- keep them coming and watch for more in the future! You never know what theme I will post next so share all your fun ideas!

Fun and Educational Summer Activities for Kids


26 Fun & Educational Summer Activities for Kids

Art Smarts -Sgraffito by The Princess, The Pirate and The Dinosaur
Awesome Imaginative Play Ideas by The Weekly Kids Co-op

Best Books for a 5 year old by A Daddy Blog

Cutting Practice Printables (Pirate Theme) DEALS!

Feathered Friends-boys can craft, too! by SusieQTpies Cafe
5 Best Learning Websites for Kids by Your Modern Family
How to Make Spelling Interesting by The Measured Mom
How to Teach Spelling by The Measured Mom
How and Why We need to  Play with our kids by Your Modern Family
Ice Cream Math Game by Gift of Curiosity
K is for King Lesson, Craft & Printable by Crystal & Co
L is for Lamp Preschool Lesson & Printable by Crystal & Co
Learn to Count using Rhyme by Mums Make List
Little Passports Brazil Travel Lesson by Living Montessori Now
Making Earth Friendly Musical Instruments by Gummy Lump
My Trip to the Zoo free ebook printable by Teaching Mama
O is for Optometrist play activities by Life with Moore Babies
Patriotic Practical Life and Math Activity by Living Montessori Now
Pre-school Prep for Kindergarten by Happy and Blessed Home
Serving Up Table Manners by All Moms for Jesus
Sight Word Stomp by Powol Packets
10 Ways to Encourage Patriotism by B. Inspired Mama
Travel Journal by Bowdabra
Vocab Word Finds- free Pirate Printables by DEALS!
Water Math & Science Activities by The Measured Mom
Word Family Houses free printables by The Measured Mom

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63 Reuse, Recycle and Upcycle ideas for kids this Summer
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  1. Some of these summer crafts and activities look like so much fun! It’s always a top priority to keep the little tykes busy when they’re out of school. This list is a leap in the right direction! I like making silly riddles during the summer break. It’s an easy way to exercise the brain and have a good laugh. Here is one of my all time favorites: What Is Brown And Sticky

  2. Love this list of activities. It’s hard finding different ways to engage your little ones while also making it educational. We try to get outside as much as possible and doing some of the following activities found here: 99 Outdoor Play Ideas

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