Summer Activities for kids with outdoor crafts, recipes, sidewalk games, outdoor play signs, gardening activities and more.

Kids Summer Coloring pages for those rainy days or while traveling abroad.  Keep the kids entertained with a variety of fun summer coloring pages that are free and easy to print.  Summer coloring is a great way to keep the kids busy while mom or dad need a break or the kids need some quiet time after a busy day.   Choose from silly suns, fun at the beach, scuba swimming, tricky skateboarding, summer doodles or just fun in the sun coloring.  Read below for more ways to use summer coloring pages.


Summer Coloring with Sun, Beach and Swimming Pages

Sun Coloring

Can’t head to the beach or go outside during those hot summer days?  Try some fun in the sun coloring pages from  Cute and fun sun pictures with many different pictures to choose from. Sun pictures with smiling faces, sad faces, suns with hats,  suns with glasses, sun with rainbow, sun with clouds and just silly suns.  These sunny pictures will make the kids laugh.

summer coloring pages

Sun Coloring Pages


Beach Coloring

Kids can think cool thoughts with these fun beach coloring pictures.  Color pictures of kids playing in the sand, playing on the beach. There’s a beached watermelon enjoying a refreshment while laying in the sun!


Swimming Coloring

Fun swimming coloring pages to add some color to scuba dog, girl with duck swimming ring and boy scuba diver.


Skateboard Coloring

Color some skateboarders this summer performing their tricks. Have you ever seen a gorilla skateboarder?

Boy Skateboarding Coloring

Boy Skateboarding Coloring


Fun in the Sun Coloring

For those everyday fun in the sun coloring days choose from a girl blowing bubbles, picking flowers or watering flowers. This picture has a lazy summer day with a boy laying in a field of flowers.

boy laying in flowers


Doodle Coloring

Keep the kids coloring with these fun Summer Coloring Doodles.  Choose from summer fruit doodles, sunny days, kids summertime fun, summer bugs and weather characters.

Print all the summer doodles and put together as a coloring book for travel or dining out. Fun doodles to color on those hot summer days when you just can’t leave the house.

Doodle Coloring

Doodle Coloring


Fun Ways to Color

Crayons are a great way to color but there are other fun ways too.  Try using paint, watercolors, color pastels as well as colored pencils.  Kids can mix up their paints to make exciting new colors. Print our color wheel activity to help them learn what colors make new colors.

Have the kids color a few pictures and then cut and paste them onto a summer scene that they want to create.

Ask the kids what different ways they think that pictures can be colored.




Summertime fun with the kids outdoors is what summer is all about.  Try our outdoor summer fun recipes with bubbles, chalk and paint recipes you can make with the kids. 

Kids can learn the science behind making sidewalk chalk and paint.  Make multi-colored chalk that’s cool to use.  Create different colored paints and use paint brushes and rollers to help paint the driveway with works of art.

Can’t get enough of bubbles during the summer with kids.  Make easy bubbles that will last with this fun bubble recipe.  Make different colors for fun bubbles and use things around the house to create your own bubble blowers.

Kids can’t get enough of the taste of popsicles, so try our cool summer recipes with jello popsicles, yogurt popsicles and yummy lemonade. 

Use real lemons or lemon juice for our lemonade recipe and add a splash of grenadine for a fruity taste and the color pink.

Our popsicles use real jello mixes and fruit juices to add that extra flavor.  Taste a unique blend of yogurt and juices for a cool nutritious snack.

Keep the kids busy outside with these fun outdoor Scavenger Hunt Ideas and let the kids explore nature.  Kids can start searching for bugs and then recording them in the bug catching explorer printable.  Look for birds and note their characterists or admire the flowers and record their beauty.  Go on a Scavenger Hunt at camp, during holiday excursions or around the home with the Scavenger Hunt List.

Great activities to keep the kids exploring and learning about nature and our planet.

Print out Summer Gardening Activities . Kids can trace gardening words or write down the steps needed to plant gardening seeds.

This year let the kids set up a Lemonade stand and help teach them money. Agree on a price for each glass and add it to the sign. Print the simple lemonade recipe and have the kids make the lemonade. Other sale ideas are a vegetable stand, car wash stand or toys and games sale with toys that they have outgrown.

Now the kids can bring the driveway and sidewalk to life with these fun summertime chalk drawings. Just print the pictures, and have the kids recreate them on an outdoor surface with chalk or paint. Complete the scenes by adding other colorful characters. Sidewalk Chalk

Make fun summer treat recipes, fun summer crafts, color summer pictures, complete summer mazes or print summer activity worksheets. Just a few ways to keep the kids busy during the summer fun. Kids Summer Activities.

Why not have the kids grow their very own garden this year in a pot or outside. Kids can enjoy making garden crafts such as vegetable or fruit garden stakes or seed packets. Makes great gifts for mother’s day or father’s day. Have the kids try making bubbles, sidewalk paint or chalk. Try these outdoor crafts.