Consider this your family fun center. Score craft ideas, games, and children’s books to keep kids entertained from morning ‘til night.
Make Your Yard Fun for Kids
Don't let your little ones zone out in front of the TV. Keep them active all summer with these fun ideas! #FitFam14
15 Family Summer Fitness Ideas | To The Max
Is it OK to relax the rules a bit during summer? Parents contributor Rosie Pope offers smart advice to make your season fun. Click for more ideas!
Amazing Outdoor Art Projects
Ready for some retro family fun this summer? Hang a tire swing! This safe Pony Pal model, crafted from recycled materials, is made for your little cowgirl or cowboy. Click above to buy one.
Pony Pony Pal Tire Swing from Hayneedle | Shop Parents.com
Here's a unique way to beat the summer heat! With just a couple of basic parts from the hardware store, you can transform a 2-liter bottle into a fountain that produces a super-misty spray
Cool Off! Beat-the-Heat Backyard Treats and Activities
You can now sing all your favorite summer-camp songs at home with this #free singalong music packet!
Kids’ Songs Packet — Summer Camp at Home! | The Homeschool Den
Summer is here! Celebrate the best the sunny season has to offer by guiding your child through our A to Z list of fun activities and ideas.
The ABCs of Summer: An A to Z Guide to the Summer Season
Backyard Summer Camp: 4 Outdoor Games and Activities
Is your child fussy at bathtime? Keep him busy with mini bottles of shampoo he can use as soap in a toy car "car wash."
Step outside and get moving with our all-time favorite active games and sports! From soccer to baseball to jump rope, we've rounded up the gear you need for a summer full of fun.
Kids' Outdoor Games | Shop Parents.com
A reversible mask and velvet cape will make your son or daughter feel like a real superhero. This kit is perfect for dress-up pretend play or Halloween! Click above to buy it.
You've never seen sidewalk chalk used like THIS! @Jennifer Haber Fishkind has a bunch of unique ideas to inspire your child to use his imagination.
Amazing things to do with sidewalk chalk! - Princess Pinky Girl
Document Baby's firsts (smile, bath, step) by taking a picture, taping it to a chalkboard, and writing the date nearby so you'll always be able to remember.
Creative Ways to Document Baby's First Year
Get into the swing of summer with a bright UFO-like tree toy! Click above to buy one for your yard.
A bit of ribbon, an empty toilet paper tube, and 4 plastic bracelets are all you need to create @FamilyFun magazine's cool "rocket launcher" toy!
Fun Activities for Getting Kids Outside
For a fun new take on the classic backyard game Capture the Flag, try Capture the Color! Race to grab the most balls in your assigned hue.
Backyard Camping Birthday Bash
No #CincodeMayo celebration is complete without a pinata! Learn how to make one for the holiday or your child's next birthday party.