Welcome back to Share It Saturday! My co-hosts and I will be taking a bit of a break over the summer, but we’ll still be around! For June, July, and August, the link-ups will be open an entire month. Don’t worry, we’ll still be sharing and pinning your amazing posts all month long! I’ll definitely be sure to spotlight many of your activities throughout each month, as well. Be sure to come back and link up as often as you’d like each month. Now, onto some ideas to checkout if you’re planning summer fun for kids . . .
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Are you following Fun-A-Day’s Summer Camp at Home Pinterest board?
Consider how to get children involved in the summer planning process, like Planet Smarty Pants did.
Whip up a batch of our taste-safe, two-ingredient play “sand” for some summer sensory fun.
Reference Living Montessori Now’s outline of June calendar dates and activities.
Make a toilet paper roll octopus like Molly Moo did at Kids Activities Blog.
Get little scientists thinking with this hopping corn science experiment from One Time Through.
Take a page out of my book, and put those little hands to work washing the car – they’ll have a blast!
Bring on a dirt sensory bin and see how the kiddos play in it, as suggested by Life with Moore Babies.
Gift of Curiosity’s ocean-themed printables would be great for a rainy day.
Cool down with some color mixing ice play like we did.
Create some pretty watermelon prints like Sparkling Buds.
Let the kiddos set up a pretend ice cream shop like Pre-K Pages.
Use A Little Pinch of Perfect’s awesome pool noodle connectors to create a summer slip and slide.
Make Buddy and Buggy’s octopus craft for some fine motor fun.
Help the children set up shop after checking out these lemonade stand ideas from Crystal and Co.
Create a camping-themed week with the kiddos. My preschoolers had a blast with this!
Curl up together and read some books about the beach from 3 Boys and a Dog.
Go out in the backyard and try some of Little Bins for Little Hands’ simple outdoor activities with the kids.
Make Teach Beside Me’s rocket with just a few simple materials.
Try painting with coconuts, like we did last summer!
While you have the coconuts out, why not try our coconut bowling activity?!
See what easy summer fun activities Teaching Mama has planned.
Check out Planet SmartyPants’ extension activities for summer books.
Set up a summer story time and activity like Growing Book by Book.
Check out how we painted shells – a great art activity for all those shells from the beach!
Review these pool safety suggestions from 3 Boys and a Dog.
Let your little pirates use 3 Dinosaurs’ printables to keep their skills fresh.
For more pirate fun, see what Every Star is Different did during a pirate-themed week.
Put the children in tune with nature as they work on some fun preschool camping theme printables.
For even more summer fun for kids, check out B-Inspired Mama’s summer activity suggestions!
What are you planning? I’d love to hear some more ideas of summer fun for kids! Feel free to share your ideas in the comments below.
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