Saturday, May 14, 2011

Summer Fun For Kids

Summer Activities
Treasure Hunt: Make a list of things for your kids to find.  Give them a bag and send them out to explore!
Bible Chalk: Have your children draw a bible story with chalk and then act it out!
Waterballon Catch
Sponge Toss
Birdseed Biscuit
Summer Printables
Mini Olympics: With outdoor toys that you have, set up a mini obstacle course!

Summer Crafts
Outdoor Finger painting: Get some large white paper and finger paint and let your kids paint away in the driveway!
Silly Sunglasses: Sunglasses, glue, and some fun craft supplies!
Paper Sunflower
Paper Plate Mosaic
Handprint Lilies
Curly Birds
Paper Puppets
Sweet Silhouettes

Summer Recipes 
Chilly Banana
Fruity Popsicles
Mess-Free S'Mores: Add small marshmallows, graham cracker teddy bears, and chocolate chips to a little baggy!
Go-Gurt Popsicles: Just freeze and let the kids take them outside as a popsicle!
Hot Dog Roll Ups:  Using refrigerated crescent rolls and hot dogs, roll each hot dog in an unbaked crescent roll. Place in a 9X13 pan, bake according to crescent roll package directions. Serve with ketchup and mustard, or ranch dressing.
Gold Fish Chicken Fingers: Pour 1 bottle of buttermilk ranch dressing in a large bowl. Crush 1 pkg. of cheddar goldfish crackers in another bowl. Using chicken tenderloins, dip in dressing, allowing excess to run off, then dip in the crushed crackers. Place in foil lined pan, sprayed with non-stick cooking spray and bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until chicken is done inside at 350F. Dip in additional dressing if desired.


  1. ooh! great ideas! going to link on a blog post! :)

  2. Great idea's and Great recipes! :)

  3. It sounds like you are definitely thinking ahead!

    Hope you are feeling well and getting plenty of rest.

    Have a blessed week, Traci!

  4. Great ideas! I'll be needing these in a couple of weeks. Thanks for stopping by my blog.


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