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No Summer Camp? Here Are Tons of Ideas to Keep the Kids Busy

Free and cheap activities, plus resources to keep the kids entertained this summer

Vicky McDonald

Published on: June 15, 2022


Keep it simple

The summer is long, especially if the kids aren't booked into summer camp or some kind of organized activity. But with a little planning and a few simple ideas, you can find ways to keep the kids entertained. We’ve got ideas for kids who love to create, cook, experiment with science, or who just really want to be outside.

Scroll through the arrows above for some practical activities, plus free or low-cost online resources to help you get through the summer at home with the kids.  

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