50 Frugal Ideas To Keep The Kids Busy This Summer

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Summer is on its way and as are the summer holidays…but before you start to panic about how you’re going to keep the kids entertained, I have put together a list of frugal and fun ideas so you don’t need to spend a fortune this summer. Here goes…


  1. Bird/butterfly watch

  2. Go camping

  3. Enjoy a picnic

  4. Have a bbq

  5. Go fishing

  6. Fly a kite

  7. Gardening

  8. Go to the playground

  9. Go for a walk

  10. Make a pinata

  11. Create your own sports day

  12. Create a scavenger hunt

  13. Read a book

  14. Rollerskate

  15. Go to free museums

  16. Play boardgames

  17. Have a nerf gun war

  18. Build a fort in the living room

  19. Do a puzzle

  20. Create a message in a bottle and send it out to sea

  21. Paint a portrait

  22. Make play-doh sculptures

  23. Go to the seaside

  24. Tidy and sort out their bedroom

  25. Go swimming

  26. Go to the library

  27. Have a garage sale

  28. Go strawberry picking

  29. Bake together

  30. Toast marshmallows

  31. Make a time capsule

  32. Play hide and seek

  33. Visit a local farm

  34. Make homemade pizza

  35. Grow sunflowers

  36. Feed the ducks

  37. Wash the car

  38. Make a scrapbook with family photos

  39. Watch Netflix

  40. Go for a bike ride

  41. Go on a dog walk

  42. Make a wind chime

  43. Fold origami

  44. Visit the zoo

  45. Finger paint

  46. Have a dance party

  47. Set up a pool in the back garden

  48. Make homemade ice cream

  49. Have a tea party

  50. Visit a garden centre



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