Play Recipe- Sidewalk Chalk ~ Growing A Jeweled Rose - SUPER fun way to play with sidewalk chalk- make exploding chalk paint bags! This activity is easy to set up, requires basic household ingredients, too fun! (exploding art for Summer).
Ice painting is a fun way to cool off during the hot summer months. This website even has a substitution for children under the age of two who will want to put the ice paint in their mouths: kool-aid ice.
Over 100 ideas for summer activities with the kids! "Laminate some articles you've been wanting to read, turn on the sprinkler, and lounge in the sun while your kids play and get wet" Frugal Summer Activities, Summer Kids Activities
DIY "Magic Slushies" without the kit from TV. No crushed ice, just salt, Kool-Aid, and one minute of time. May have just found the best pin ever. Maybe use my food saver for a permanent magic slushie ice bag