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Summer activities for kids: Free printable calendar

This summer activities calendar is a god send for you for the coming weeks – ideas and inspiration to entertain the kids for 30 days. You can treat it as a daily challenge and tick off the summer activities as you go, or just a place to get to get some thoughts on what you might do on any day over the summer break.

What are we suggesting that you do with the kids though?

Summer activities calendar: What is in it?

We have 30 ideas for you within the calendar – here they all are:

  • Make a lemonade stand on the front yard / garden,
  • Epic water gun battle with the family,
  • Watch the sunset while eating ice cream, or a fabulous vanilla milkshake
  • Car wash day,
  • Help Mom/Mum with the chores,
  • Try some hacks out on YouTube,
  • Camp in your backyard/garden,
  • Learn some Origami,
  • Make some fruity popsicles,
  • Re-create exotic tropical fruits using playdough,
  • Play some games in the Backyard; why not try backyard bingo?
  • DIY pizza day, if you need a recipe – how about Pizza toast?
  • Have a DIY Spa Day,
  • Host and take part in a Karaoke night,
  • Host and run a Bingo night with family and/or friends. We have loads of bingo games on the site for you,
  • Have a go at some sidewalk/pavement art,
  • Make it a barbeque and bonfire night,
  • Why not have a board game night. We’ve got LOADS of ideas for you for Board Games,
  • and you can even buy our Royal Game of Ur to make and play,
  • Beauty salon day at home,
  • Star gazing night – check out the constellations,
  • Bake a fruity summer cake, or dessert. What about this meringue?
  • Play with bubbles and hula-hoops
  • Learn how to sew and mend basic garments,
  • Invite over friends for an afternoon picnic and frisby game,
  • Make a castle of something else using cardboard boxes,
  • Rummage through the cupboard for old clothes and check out an upcycling tutorial on YouTube,
  • Have a backyard movie night with popcorn,
  • Make up a story for a sleepover in your parent’s bedroom,
  • Sort toys and donate used ones, and
  • Rock painting.

We think that there are loads of amazing ideas here; we have added in a few links to help guide you to some more specific thoughts, but don’t forget to follow us on Pinterest for more ideas, or to search over there for further inspiration. There really is so much to do there; we’d love you to join our 530,000 followers over there!

We think this is bright, colorful and packed with inspiration for you all.

<< To download it, just click on the circular image below and it is yours >>

We do love a good shell-based flat lay, don’t you? 🏖 😃

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We have loads of other wonderful ideas on the site focused on giving ideas and inspiration in the daily challenges format. Do take a look at some of the most popular ones. We’ve even got 31 ideas for activities and learning that would also go down a treat this summer for you. Not to mention colouring inspiration as well!

Daily challenge ideas on KiddyCharts

Some more inspiration based on an idea or activity a day for the kids to get inspired and you to have a break. Don't forget to check out our Time to Pee club as well.

There are others that have great daily challenges too – take a look at these as well if you have the time.

Other daily challenge ideas for kids

Not satisfied with these daily challenges for the kids - why not try some of these instead?

We hope you like these resources and the free summer activities ideas for kids we are giving you today.

Do come back again soon, we love having you here.


Helen is a mum to two, social media consultant, and website editor; and this site is (we think) the only Social Enterprise parenting magazine! Since giving up being a business analyst when juggling travel, work and kids proved too complicated, she founded KiddyCharts so she could be with her kids, and use those grey cells at the same time. KiddyCharts has reach of over 1.1million across social and the site. The blog works with big family brands (including travel) to help promote their services, as well as offering free resources to parents of kids under 10. It gives 51%+ profits to Reverence for Life, who fund a number of important initiatives in Africa, including bringing running water and basic equipment to a school in Tanzania. Helen has worked as a digital marketing consultant (IDM qualified) with various organisations, including Channel Mum, Truprint, Talk to Mums, and Micro Scooters. She loves to be creative in the brand campaigns she works on. Get in touch TODAY!

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