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100 summer activities, with printable checklist

A list of some of our favourite summer activities, along with a printable checklist, to help prevent too many of those "I'm bored" moments!

Here's an idea for an unused fireplace in a child's room! http://so-mum.co.uk/creating-lego-themed-feature-childs-bedroom-unused-fireplace/

Here's an idea for an unused fireplace in a child's room! http://so-mum.co.uk/creating-lego-themed-feature-childs-bedroom-unused-fireplace/

Creating a Lego themed bedroom

Since SO Kid is Lego-crazy at the moment, we decided to customise his bedroom with a building block theme.

How to make a treasure basket for baby

Treasure baskets are baskets or boxes you can put together yourself, full of interesting household objects with various shapes and textures

How to make an ‘I spy’ sensory shaker bottle

Rainy day activity: Make an 'I spy' sensory shaker bottle - SO Mum

How to make bubbly marbled paper

To make this marbled-effect bubbly paper, mix together a little ready-mix paint, washing up liquid and water in a large but fairly shallow bowl.

Handprint flowers

This is a lovely idea for creating pictures to frame, or cards to send to family members.

Snow, ice and food colouring experiment / sensory play.

As it was raining and miserable outside and the snow will soon be gone, I thought it would be fun for us to bring a small tray of snow inside to play with.

A child's guide to making pizza and dough balls...

A child's guide to making pizza and dough balls - SO Mum

Checklist: Spotting the signs of spring in the garden.

My son had a homework project to record the signs of spring, so we started by heading out into the garden to see what he could find.

'Make your own lip balm' printable activity

We used natural / edible ingredients for the lip balms which were relatively cheap to pick up from the supermarket and these were incredibly easy to make

Make your own lip balm

We used natural / edible ingredients for the lip balms which were relatively cheap to pick up from the supermarket and these were incredibly easy to make

Rainy day activity: Layered chalk jars printable

Inspired by the layered sand jars we made on the Isle of Wight, we made these brightly coloured layered chalk jars.