If you are excited about your kids being out of school, you are probably looking for some fun activities to do this summer with them. What better way to spend time with your kiddos than to take them on an adventure in Oklahoma!
There are many outdoor activities you can do with your children or even some quieter activities for the house, but let’s face it: When the kids are home, it’s rarely a dull moment and never quiet, right??
But you must cherish the memories you are creating because before you know it, they will be back to school, out of the house, and married with their own kids! Let’s look at some of the great ways you can spend time with your children this summer!
20 Fun Activities To Do This Summer with Your Kids
1. Fishing – A Real Outdoor Experience!
Fishing is always a good time! You can teach your children new skills and valuable lessons that will last them a lifetime!
2. Traveling Adventures – Making Memories that Will Last a Lifetime!
Go on a fun summer road trip, spending the day checking off items on your summer bucket list.
3. Indoor Exploring – Don’t Miss Out!
For some great summer indoor fun, set up a tent and play “pretend,” or have a movie night.
4. Finding the Catch of the Day!
Likewise, you can hunt crawfish with your children this summer.
5. VBS to the Rescue!
Teach your kiddos something new by taking them to VBS (Vacation Bible School).
6. Inexpensive Adventures Outside
Try some inexpensive fun by playing with sidewalk chalk, bicycle riding, and board games!
7. Enjoying the Lake – Fun for the Whole Family!
Going kayaking, paddleboarding, or canoeing on the lake is a fun adventure for the whole family.
8. Amusement Parks – What a Day!
Consider hitting an amusement park, like Frontier City or White Water.
9. Fun in the Water!
Go swimming at your local park, pool, or community center. Better yet, hit Turner Falls!
10. Learn a New Sport!
For a true adventure, rent or buy some dirt bikes for the family, or go hiking!
11. Old-Fashioned Fun for the Entire Family!
Consider going camping and enjoying s’mores by the campfire!
12. Hours of Daydreaming!
Enjoy a delicious picnic as you watch the clouds in the sky!
13. Cooling Things Down a Bit…
Don’t forget to cool down with ice cream sandwiches and popsicles on a hot summer day!
14. The Latest Trends for Kids!
Some of the latest trends are indoor playgrounds and kids’ gyms!
15. Let’s Go Sightseeing!
Don’t forget about great local museums, zoos, aquariums, and rodeos!
16. At-Home Water Adventures!
For some water fun, play with splash pads, water balloons, or run on a slip n’ slide!
17. Creative Things to Do!
Some other ways to spend a little time with your children include installing a bird feeder together, going to an arcade, or flying a kite.
18. A Summer Party: What a Great Idea!
Another exciting idea is to have a summer party for your kids and your kids’ friends! Rent a clown, a trampoline, a bouncing house, game tables like foosball, and more!
19. Use Your Brain to Come Up with This One!
Consider organizing and managing a scavenger hunt to keep your kids’ brains sharp. Also, there is a good chance that it will get your creative juices flowing!
20. Catch a Bug and Create a Memory!
Summer adventures don’t have to be complicated, either. Grab a mason jar and catch fireflies or other insects with the kiddos!
As you enjoy these fun activities with your children, you are probably realizing that you need some help with the mundane tasks around the house – tasks that need to be accomplished but that you just can’t find the time to do!
What are some fun activities to do this summer with your kids that you enjoy? What is your favorite summer activity?
At Shine®, we want to make sure your home is cared for properly so that you don’t have to worry about it and can enjoy the time you have with your kids this summer!
Be sure to book an appointment with Shine® of Edmond/OKC to find out how we can best meet your particular needs this summer! We are happy to help!
We can probably solve more than one problem your household is facing, too. We do everything from pressure washing to window cleaning. Our risk-free service will get you excited to work more with Shine®!
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