DIY Summer Fun for Kids


Long summer days call for some extra creativity to keep the little ones occupied. Once you’ve exhausted the week’s pool time and visited every play space you can afford, you might wonder how to while away the hours.

Thank goodness the Internet is full of seriously creative people who are really into sharing their brainstorms. Parenting blogs are overflowing with great DIY inspiration for kids’ summer fun.

Try the ideas below to ensure some awesome afternoons this summer.


  • Give little bookworms their own special hideout with this summer reading teepee.

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  • Entertain your archeologists with their own game of ice excavating.

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  • Add sewing to your kids’ skill set by making sock snakes.

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Do you have any favorite at-home summer fun to recommend? What creative activities have your kids enjoyed in the past?

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June 21, 2013

About Dayna Hathaway

Dayna Hathaway has been with Extra Space Storage for over 10 years, contributing to our success as we’ve grown to become the 2nd largest self storage company in the country. When she started there were under 20 facilities and now there are over 900 storage facilities across the US! Dayna has three growing boys and spends most of her free time with her family; be it soccer games, homework or carpooling her boys to various activities she enjoys her houseful of high quality boys. Dayna loves the beauty of the Wasatch front and makes sure to carve time out to enjoy it year round, preferably cycling up Emigration canyon or skiing in the mountains.

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