Now the summer vacations are just around the corner, parents try that their kids gets to enjoy their vacation as well as learn something. But not all the parents prefer to send their kid to the summer camps in this rising temperature. For the ones who are not able to or does not want to send their kid to attend a summer camp, Budding Star enlist 5 Easy Art and Craft Activities for kids to enjoy this summer. The parents could administer these fun activities at their homes. So grab your kid and their friends from the neighborhood and start your own summer camp at your home. So here are 5 Easy Summer Activities at Home for Kids:

  • 5 Easy Summer Activities at Home: Key Wind Chime

5 Easy Summer Activities at Home

Material:   5 old keys, a stick, a string, and acrylic paint

Method: Step 1 – Paint the stick and the keys.
Step 2 – Tie the piece of string on the both ends so that it could be hanged.
Step 3 – Tie a string to each key.
Step 4 – Tie the keys to the stick. The keys should be close enough to each other so that they would chime when wind blows.

  • 5 Easy Summer Activities at Home: Lunch Sack/Bag Kite

5 Easy Summer Activities at Home

Material: Brown paper bag, crayons, markers, stickers, string, and Popsicle stick

Method: Step 1 – Decorate both sides of the bag using crayons, markers, and stickers.
Step 2 – (Optional) Glittered glue could be used along with streamers.
Step 3 – Cut a small hole in the middle of the bottom of the bag.
Step 4 – Tie the string to the Popsicle stick.  Put the string through the hole in the bottom of the bag, from the inside.  The stick should be inside the bag, stabilizing the string.

  • 5 Easy Summer Activities at Home: Paper Plate Sunshine

5 Easy Summer Activities at Home
Material: Paper plates, googly eyes, and colored paper strips

Method: Step 1 – Cut the plates into two halves.
Step 2 – Paste them.
Step 3 – (Optional) Paint the sun with yellow color or paste yellow glazed paper.
Step 4 – Paste the google eyes and make a smile using a marker.
Step 5 – paste the rainbow colored paper strips to the bottom of the plate.

  • 5 Easy Summer Activities at Home: Rock Painting

5 Easy Summer Activities at Home

Material: Rocks, paint brush, and acrylic paint

Method: Step 1 – Pick up a rock (make it an activity and name it as rock hunting; In the evening visit the nearby park and collect rocks with the kids)

Step 2 – Next day, paint the rocks in different colors. Add polka dots or leave it plain.

  • 5 Easy Summer Activities at Home: Paper Plate Bunny

5 Easy Summer Activities at Home

Material: 2 paper plates, 2 googly eyes, 2 cotton balls, 1 pink button, pencil, glue, and

Method: Step 1 – Cut the shape of the ears (identical) and paste them on the other plate.
Step 2 – To create Bunny’s face paste the googly eyes, and use cotton balls as cheeks and pink button as nose.
Step 3 – Now cut a small section of the ribbed edge of the plate, to use as the bunny’s teeth. Glue the teeth in right place.These activities will also become a medium to spend more time with the kids instead of gluing in front of TVs.

Try these fun filled 5 Easy Summer Activities at Home with your kid and let us know your experience in the comment section below or in the blog section. Budding Star would love to hear from all the readers.

Happy Parenting with BuddingStar

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About Amrita Sharma

Amrita Sharma, a master in English from PU tries to debunk the old cannons of social norms and experiments with the hard and bleak reality of our times through her stories. Her experiences as a teacher with the children of different age group allows her to understand the psyche of kids.

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