Here we are, teetering on the edge of summer vacation. Kids are waiting to burst out the door for a wild and crazy summer, while parents are biting their nails as they try to figure out some thrilling games and activities to keep kids from bouncing off the walls for the next two months.
You don’t need to send the kids away to camp all summer to relax; just visit FaveCrafts, AllFreeHolidayCrafts, and especially the new site AllFreeKidsCrafts for some brilliant ideas for homemade games for kids and craft activities for summer vacation. From homemade toys to kids’ games to fun in the sun, these cool games and craft activities for children will keep kids occupied all summer long.
I’ve picked out some of my favorites below! Be sure to tune back in for more exciting news about AllFreeKidsCrafts.com, and check the site–we feature new projects every day! In the meantime, check out these easy games and crafts for kids to inspire a spectacular summer.
Camp out in the back yard and make these incredibly realistic Campfire Cupcakes! Don’t burn yourself though! While you’re out there, you can have a marshmallow war with the kids by making PVC Marshmallow Shooters!
Everyone is happier when toddlers are occupied, and this Toddler Threading Game is a great idea for travel activities for toddlers that improves fine motor skills. Plus, this Travel Game Tin from FaveCrafts is a great way to keep older kids occupied in the car when you head out to the beach on vacation.
Once you’ve arrived at the beach, you can relax in the sand while kids create a myriad of Seashell Fairies.
Dress up games are great indoor and outdoor fun, and we have a ton of cool costumes for kids, like these amazingly Easy Superhero Capes.
Bring inanimate objects to life, two googly eyes at a time with this Eye Bombing game.
Turn summer reading into an adventure with these awesome Avengers Bookmarks shaped like Captain America, the Hulk, and Iron Man!
What is the best way to entertain kids in the summer?
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