Summer Activities for Kids

Summertime is for kids! If you're looking for fun outdoor summer activities for your children, we've got ideas that your kids will love.

Nothing is more special for kids than their own hideaway place. Building a clothesline fort lets kids create their own little world...right in your own backyard!

Another great outdoor idea for this summer is to build a pirates' ship. All you need for this seafaring journey are a few household items - and the spirit of adventure!

Have a ham in the family? An outdoor theater is the perfect for letting your little loves discover their inner Bard. With a few clothespins and a little elbow grease, the opening curtain call at your house will be up and running in no time.

And get the kids involved in gardening with our fun tips that'll hone your child's green thumb!

Even summer has its rainy days. Find ideas for indoor summer fun, like having an indoor picnic or creating your own movie theater, in our Indoor Summer Activities section.  Playing indoors doesn't have to be a bore.  Read now and find out how to make the best of stormy weather.