25 Budget Friendly Summer Activities

July 3, 2019


School is out here in NC and we are celebrating our first full days of summer.

Each year I see social media boards overflow with things Mom's asking what to do to keep the little ones busy,  I know it can be stressful and expensive. 

These tips are budget-friendly and fun.

Get out of the house or stay in the house, the main thing is to Have Fun!!

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1. Go on a picnic

2. Go Camping(My fav)Even if it is in your front yard

3. Have a movie day at home. Lay out blankets on the floor and make Popcorn

4. Have a Yard Sale or donate some old toys to charity

5. Paint rocks

6. Go to a street fair or to an outdoor concert

7.Go to your local theater and see the Summer movie schedule




8. Take a day class and learn something new, even if you have to watch YouTube, learn a new craft or skill

9. Go bowling

10. Go fishing

11. Play in a creek

12. Take a hike

Ella and I last summer hiking South Mountain

Ella & I hiking South Mountain State Park


13. Join your library summer reading program

14. Volunteer at a shelter or soup kitchen

15. Make a craft from Pinterest

Check out my Pinterest craft board here

16. Go Geocaching

17. Run thru yard sprinklers

18. Check out your local State parks

19. Catch fireflies(Summer must do)

20.Have a bonfire and roast marshmallows(another fav)

21. Start a journal

22. Go Tubing. Here is our favorite place to visit for a relaxing day on the river.

23. Make a slip and slide with some plastic and the water hose. Don't worry about the grass it will grow back.

24. Visit a local landmark that tourist come to your town to see. Explore where you live.
25. Book a hotel a few towns over from yours and stay the night. Take the long way of getting there. Kids really don't care as long as it has a pool and something fun to do. They might want to skip that 12 hour car ride anyway.

Happy Summer!


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