Summer Holiday Activities For Kids

Today is Henry’s last day of pre-school and in 6 short weeks we are entering a new era…SCHOOL!! You may know from my Instagram¬†or previous blog posts, that I pledged this time last year to make the most of every day with my best friend before he leaves me to start a new chapter at school and making sure we had a whole lot of fun with a set of pre-school adventures. With the new term lingering in the air I am determined to make the summer holiday as much fun for him as possible, and I wanted to share some summer holiday activities for kids if you are also entering this 6 weeks and in need of some inspiration for fun activities for your children!

Summer Holiday Activities For Kids bucket list

  • Get some swimming lessons or visit the local swimming pool
  • Go on a mystery bus journey (don’t get lost though!)
  • Go for a picnic
  • Bake a cake

Summer Holiday Activities For Kids

  • Find a local splash park
  • Visit the library for books on starting school
  • Visit a local Gruffalo trail

pre-school adventures activities for kids this summer

  • Join in National Play Day (6th Aug)
  • Go on a nature hunt and create some art with your collection
  • Go raspberry picking (strawberries are all gone by now!)
  • Build a den and watch a movie with popcorn
  • Make a bug hotel
  • Go camping in the back garden

Summer Holiday Activities For Kids

  • Meet Dad for lunch
  • Watch a film at the cinema
  • Hold a summer tea party for all the new school friends
  • Go to the beach – rain or shine!

Summer Holiday Activities For Kids

  • Decorate a t-shirt with fabric pens and glue on decorations
  • Make slime!
  • Make a fairy village out of a shoe box and things from the garden
  • Learn to ride a bike or something else you’ve not mastered yet.

learn to ride a bike micro scooters bike

I hope these Summer Holiday Activities give you inspiration for this summer holiday – whether your child is just starting school and you want to plan a bucket list, or if your children are already at school, hopefully this has given you some ideas to fill the summer holidays with activities. Good luck to all the parents who are doing the school holiday childcare struggle, it’s going to be a busy 6 weeks!

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  1. August 14, 2017 / 7:14 am

    How cool are those mushrooms in the forest!

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