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50 Frugal Ideas To Keep The Kids Busy This Summer

50 frugal ideas to keep the kids busy this summer

Summer is on its way therefore so are the Summer holidays…but before you start to panic about how you are 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. It’s time to get organised and think about Summer ideas for the kids.


Let’s get started!

  1. Bird/butterfly watching
  2. Go camping
  3. Enjoy a picnic
  4. Have a BBQ
  5. Go fishing
  6. Fly a kite
  7. Do some 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 some free museums 
  16. Play board games
  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 bedrooms (but make it fun!)
  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
I hope that this post has given you some Summer ideas, let me know your ideas in the comments below or tweet me @BritOnABudget1!
Want to read more Brit On A Budget? Check out my post on Why You Should Start Your Emergency Fund Right This Minute here.


50 frugal ideas to keep the kids busy this summer

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