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Screen-Free Ideas to Keep the Kids Busy This Summer

Keep your crew entertained with crafts, cooking projects, backyard activities and more

Vicky McDonald

Published on: June 16, 2023


Jump into summer

Believe it or not, summer is here. While many families will be hitting the road (or the skies) for an epic summer vacation, we know others plan to stick close to home. That means keeping kids entertained (and off of screens, at least some of the time) so everyone can enjoy a relaxing summer. 

Take charge of unscheduled time! If you are looking for fun things to do at home with the kids this summer, this list of screen-free activities, cooking projects, crafts and more should keep the kids busy and entertained. Find all the good stuff in this jam-packed summer guide.

First up: Get outside

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