Easy DIY Summer Fun!

Finding fun activities to keep the kids busy during the summer months can sometimes be challenging– and expensive! But, it doesn’t have to be. Check out these 6 creative DIY summer activities that your kids will love, yet you won’t break the budget!

1. Painted LadyBug Rocks

DIY Ladybug rocks

With only 5 items required, this activity couldn’t be easier! Your kids will get to release their creative side and you’ll have a cute personal touch to add to your garden.

Here’s how: Painted LadyBug Rocks.

2. DIY Sidewalk Foam Paint

DIY sidewalk paint

These fun DIY foam paint bottles are easy to create and more importantly– easy to clean up! Your kids will adore getting to create sidewalk masterpieces with any colors of their choosing.

Here’s how: DIY Sidewalk Foam Paint.

3. Glowing Bouncy Balls

DIY glow bouncy balls

The great thing about this project is that your kids will have a great time getting to create their own fun glowing bouncy balls, and then they’ll get to spend time playing with them afterwards!

Here’s how: Glowing Bouncy Balls.

4. DIY Bath Bombs
DIY bath bombs
This activity is the best of both worlds: a unique, creative outlet for your kids, but also an excuse to get them in the bathtub and cleaned-up afterwards! Plus, who doesn’t love bath bombs?

Here’s how: DIY Bath Bombs.

5. Grow Your Own Rock Candy
DIY rock candy
Creating this sweet treat will require a bit more adult-supervision than the others, but you all will get to enjoy it afterwards. It takes a week to grow the hard candy, so you’ll also get to stay entertained by watching and seeing how the rock candy grows overtime.

Here’s how: Grow Your Own Rock Candy.

6. Two-Ingredient Play Dough
DIY play dough

Two ingredients. It doesn’t get much simpler than that! All you need to do is break out the hair conditioner and the corn starch to create this fun and frugal toy!

Here’s how: Two-Ingredient Play Dough.