Favorite Places Friday: Summertime Fun Activities for Kids!

Happy Friday! Join us each Friday as we share our Favorite Places on the Internet! Each week will have a specific theme with links to either online shops or blogs. So, grab a cup of coffee, sit back and enjoy some internet surfing! 

This Friday our Favorite Places post is highlighting fun summertime activities for kids! Give your kids the best summer without having to leave your yard with these awesome summertime activities. With activities for both sunny and rainy days, you can’t go wrong with any of the ideas from our Favorite Places! Find lego challenge ideas, slime recipes, fun crafts, water games and outdoor fun in the links below! Enjoy!

Frugal Fun for Boys and Girls

Frugal Fun for Boys and Girls is an amazing resource! We have used many of her ideas and every activity has been a huge success!

Here is what you will find on this website: They love to share LEGO ideas and activities, and many of them include building instructions. You can also find many STEM ideas (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) that are perfect for use at home, in the classroom, or at a STEM club or library maker space. They love coming up with engineering challenges that use simple and inexpensive materials. Also, they do homeschool, so you can also find plenty of learning activities!

Little Bins for Little Hands

Little Bins for Small Hands is an amazing resource for all things slime! We have used many of her slime recipes and her Lego Zip Line Challenge was a huge hit!

Here is what you will find on this website: They have a PASSION for SLIME, and are dedicated to helping you make the best slime ever! They also LOVE science and all things STEM. Join them on their journey to discover just how cool science can be!

Prudent Penny Pinchers

Prudent Penny Pinchers has amazing ideas for a budget! Everyday fun that cost less? Yes, please! 

Here is what you will find on this website: Prudent Penny Pincher explores ways to save money on everyday life with a particular focus on recipes, DIY, and crafts while sharing helpful frugal tips along the way. Some of the DIY topics this blog covers include home decor, organization projects, and gardening. There are also all kinds of budget-friendly recipes ranging from appetizers to desserts and everything in between. Check out her post: 100 Best Summer Crafts for Kids!

It’s Always Autumn

It’s Always Autumn has amazing crafts and activities for kids, plus crafts for adults and wonderful recipes! We have definitely tried her 25 Water Games for Sumer Fun and the Water Cup Races were a hit!

Here is what you will find on this website: It’s Always Autumn believe that making beautiful + delicious things can bring peace and comfort into our busy lives. She also believes that anyone can learn to bake or sew or craft – all you need is a friend to show you how! Check out her: 25 Water Games for Summer Fun!

Happiness is Homemade

Happiness is Homemade has amazing ideas from crafting to food. Plus, amazing printable activities and games for a quick rainy day solution! Also, check out her idea for an individual s’mores pot on her post: 35+ Fun Summer Activities for Kids.

Here is what you will find on this website: Heidi started her blog in 2010 as a place to document the arts & craft projects that she was doing with my boys, and it quickly grew and expanded to include a lot more. Today they showcase recipes, crafts, DIY projects, home and holiday decor, lots of printables, and creative inspiration for the entire family!

Don’t Forget About our Kits for Summer Fun for your Teen!

Our Necklace Embroidery Kits make the best summer project for your teen! It’s a quick stitch and they will have a beautiful necklace once they are finished. Keep them off of their screens this summer with an embroidery kit from Liberty Stitching Company!

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