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Summer Activities To Enjoy With Your Grandchildren


It’s officially summer break and your grandchildren are looking to spend more time with you! Avoid running out of fun activities to do with your grandkids with this list of 20 creative ideas for spending time with your favorite little people.

  1. Plant a small flower garden
  2. Make homemade ice cream
  3. Have a picnic in the park (or the backyard)
  4. Have an indoor treasure hunt
  5. Beat the heat and play card games
  6. Put on your swimsuits and play in the sprinkler
  7. Search for lightning bugs after dark
  8. Teach them a hobby you enjoy (like sewing or fishing!)
  9. Have a dance party
  10. Play Simon Says
  11. Go on a neighborhood scavenger hunt
  12. Take a nature walk
  13. Get creative with arts & crafts
  14. Complete a puzzle
  15. Set up a hammock and read together outside
  16. Decorate t-shirts
  17. Make a comic book
  18. Paint watercolor portraits of each other (the sillier the better)
  19. Build and/or decorate a birdhouse
  20. Gaze up at the stars

Creativity paired with a little effort can make for the most fun, memorable times spent together, just you and your grandchildren. Relish in the time with your family and be sure to take the necessary precautions to avoid the negative effects of the summer sun! For tips and recommendations, see our recent piece on Sun Protection for You and Your Family!

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