Saying Goodbye to Summer

Published August 15, 2017
Now that August is here there are only a few more weeks left of summer. Make August memorable for your little ones by trying out some of these local and easy-to-do ideas:
  • Go on a nature hunt. Look for leaves, sticks, flowers, bugs, animals, colors, textures
  • Try out one of these kid-friendly at home science experiments like making dry ice bubbles or a kid-safe lava lamp
  • Finger paint the sidewalk
  • Host an ice-cream social
  • Make a water obstacle course outside with buckets, water-filled sponges, sprinklers, and water balloons
  • Visit a local museum
  • Have a picnic
  • Take a trip to Burke Lake Park for mini golf, train or carousel rides, or to stroll around the lake
  • Play hang man or tic-tac-toe with chalk outside
  • Play a board game or cards as a family
  • Camp out in the backyard or create camp night in-doors with s’more fixings, hot dogs, and story telling
  • Make a countdown to school paper chain