Enjoy Our Free Summer Schedule with 30 Fun Ideas to Amuse the Kids

Jill Holtz

July 5, 2021

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Are you looking for fun activities to do with your child this summer? Need some structure for the looong holidays during which you inevitably lose track of what day it is? Enjoy our simple summer schedule, complete with 30 fun ideas to amuse the kids!

The best bit is that there is lots of scope for inspiration – our ideas are just suggestions, but they will absolutely set you up for success as you adapt each day to suit your family, your schedule and your favourite things to do. So, let’s get started!

Free Summer Schedule

We have put together a daily summer schedule for kids with some ideas and suggestions to help parents get started with some summer planning.

Each day has a different theme so you can structure your week. And of course add your own ideas to your summer list!

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Make Something Monday

Teach Me Tuesday

planet possible nature activities

Wander Wednesday

  • Go on a scavenger hunt
  • Head out for a family cycle
  • Find a forest walk near you
  • Explore the sights in your village, town or city – you could even pretend you are a tourist (and you may be surprised what you find!)

Thursday Trip

  • Visit the library
  • Head to the playground. Why not visit a new one today?
  • Go to the Zoo
  • Visit a museum
  • Try geocaching – it’s like a modern-day treasure hunt!
  • Take a trip to the beach – there’s so many fun things to do while you’re there!

Family Fun Friday

  • Head out for a picnic. Rainy day? Indoor picnics are just as fun!
  • Watch a family movie with popcorn
  • Hold a hula hoop contest. How many twirls can everyone do?
  • Hold a teddy bear tea party
  • For a real family experience, grab the tent and sleeping bags and camp out in the backyard.

Selfless Saturday

Today it’s time to do something nice for someone else.

If you need some inspiration, check out our list of random acts of kindness to inspire your own family activities – see how many you can tick off!

Yes Day Sunday

The idea behind a Yes Day is that your child gets to decide what you do together – and you say “yes”. It’s that simple. Just let your child be in charge to plan some one-on-one or family time, we guarantee you will be surprised at the results and have a ball together.

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Published On: July 5th, 2021 / Categories: Things To Do / Last Updated: July 17th, 2021 / Tags: , , /

About the Author: Jill Holtz

Jill is one of the co-founders of Mykidstime and a mum of 2 girls

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