July 21st is the first day of summer, which means a lot of fun activities are just around the corner — from summer BBQs to fireworks displays — there’s an endless amount of fun to be had with family and friends! Check out our list of summer activities to throw into the mix. Plus, keep reading for a special giveaway with our partner, VolunteerSpot!
Red, White, and Blue Crayons
Making crayons is a great way to recycle all those broken crayons! It’s a lot of fun to choose a new color mix and fun shapes. These festive stars would be a great favor to have at a Fourth of July party.
Rainbow Fruit Kabobs
Find a new way to serve kids their fruits and vegetables. These cute Rainbow Kabobs are the perfect summer treat! With a little imagination, these would make the perfect party snacks for any holiday or season!
Fruit Toss Game
This adorable DIY fruit toss game makes great entertainment at a family BBQ or summer party! Get kids of all ages to participate in the fun.
Patriotic Rag Wreath
This Patriotic Wreath makes the perfect welcome for any 4th of July party. It’s simple enough for the kids to help and there’s just something special about decorating your home in things that the kids made!
A festive activity to keep the kids busy during any patriotic holiday. How charming are the imperfect rock shapes with bold colored paint?
DIY Party Glass
Even young kids can help create these super easy and fun jar cups. This is a simple way to have a fun fancy glass for kiddos to use at any gathering.
Festive Confetti Votive
These votive holders were made with just a little confetti, glue and a jar! Wouldn’t these be a great way to decorate for a birthday party or a 4th of July gathering? Bonus–the kids loved making them!
Painting right on burlap gives these a great rustic look. They make such fun decor for any party and are a great patriotic craft for the family.
Now that summer is nearly here, it’s also bubble season! Bubble wands aren’t hard to come by, but it’s so fun to make your own! Kids (and kids at heart) will love getting a bit soapy with this activity.
July 4th Giveaway
And don’t forget to enter our special giveaway with VolunteerSpot! Enter to win over $500 towards your next summer get-together!