It's summer now! Get outside and get creative with these summertime activities for preschoolers, toddlers, and young kids during the month of July.
Remember to check back every week to see what fresh activities have been added!
Today is National Ice Cream Day! Have some fun with a themed holiday and try out this fun craft that uses cupcake liners to create your own custom ice cream creations.
Have you ever heard of cloud dough? This ultimate sensory dough is only 2 ingredients and is perfect for nurturing creativity, muscle strength, and fine motor skills.
Set out some bowls, scoops, and watch your kids enjoy! Check out this recipe by the craft at home family.
Make a bird feeder. Watch birds visit your yard and add to your list of bird sightings.
Looking for something to do with your family this summer? Make good use of nearby parks! Halton has beautiful natural conservation areas that are great opportunities for full days of fun and educational learning. Go to your local park's website and check out the schedule of activities.
Create a garden! This is a fantastic activity for your kids to learn new skills. Allow them to choose the plant and to be in charge of weeding, watering, and other maintenance tasks.
Build a fort! Put pillows in the living room or cardboard boxes in the yard and let your creativity run wild.
Adults benefit from reading aloud with children too! Spending quality time together encourages connection and deepens bonds, making it easier for children to build social, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Five Little Monkeys by Eileen Christelow