One activity per day, for 31 days, to do with your child: outdoors, in the city, in the countryside, at home or in the garden. Here is a collection of games, crafts and recipes to spend the summer with creativity and imagination.
Summer days can be very long when schools and kindergartens close and the children are at home. How to pass the time?
We have collected 31 activities, including games, jobs, recipes and tips to do together with your child in the summer. Day after day, for 31 days. (Read also boredom in summer which is good for children)
Day 1 – Memories album
Give the children a cute notebook and help the little ones decorate their scrapbook. It will be a beautiful memory of the summer: photos, postcards, drawings, but also stamps, stickers, flowers, shells. A nice way to give vent to your imagination and have fun with the children. Read how to prepare a scrapbook, a memory album.
Day 2 – Let’s play wall ball
An old game that requires little space and that all children like: wall ball. It is possible to play alone, in pairs or in a small group in turn and is perfect for children aged 4-5 and up. The aim of the challenge is to throw the ball on the wall and catch it without dropping it. Here’s how to play wall ball. A very useful motor activity to train the concentration and coordination of movements by children.
Day 3 – Treasure hunt
We organize a fantastic treasure hunt in the city garden and park. 10 themed ideas to organize it.
10 SUPER FUN treasure hunts for children aged 3 to 10
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Belly hunt, riddle hunt, birthday candle hunt, pirate and princess treasure hunt and many more. To do indoors or outdoors.
Day 4 – Let’s make a paper helicopter
All you need is a sheet of paper, a pencil, a paper clip and some scissors to make a cute paper helicopter. Here are the instructions to prepare it.
Let’s learn how to make a helicopter
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In a waiting room or on the train: how quickly children get bored! Fortunately, it is easy to find a piece of paper or a sheet of newspaper. If then that sheet, by magic, is transformed …
Day 5 – We visit an educational farm
There are many activities proposed in the Italian educational farms: feeding young kids with a bottle, collecting medicinal herbs, learning how solar panels work and participating in the harvest by pressing the grapes. Here are some of the most curious and unforgettable to visit with children.
Day 6 – Today we prepare the snack at home: the popsicles
15 minutes to prepare them, fresh fruit, water and yogurt. It takes very little to prepare a sweet and refreshing homemade snack with your baby: fruit popsicles. Here is the recipe.
Day 7 – Report of the first week
Collect the material of the week to decorate and fill the scrapbook prepared on the first day.