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The days may be long and hot, but these engaging summer activities for boys are sure to be a hit with your young and rowdy crowd!
By no means is this list exclusive to boys, but I did create it with boys in mind. With that said, your girls are sure to love many of the ideas, as well!
Set up a summer-themed sensory bin. Let your boys enjoy various textures (like water beads, sand, or rice) while working on motor skills (like pouring and scooping).
Boys can construct a popsicle stick bird feeder to attract birds of all kinds to your backyard.
Sneak in some learning over the next few months with some summer science experiments! There are enough ideas here to try something new every day!
Your boys will love making spinning tops with this awesome STEM challenge!
Set up a race with some toilet paper roll race cars! Even your toddlers can participate in this race.
These coffee filter parachute guys are sure to entertain your boys for hours on a long summer afternoon.
DIY water rockets are a great opportunity to sneak in some backyard science this summer.
If your kids enjoy painting rocks, they’ll love these Forky painted rocks for kids!
Teach your kids what a journey stick is, and let them make one of their own.
Help your energetic boys burn some energy this summer with a sidewalk chalk obstacle course.
Round Out Your Unit with These Activities
If you love using peg dogs in your imaginative play area, you don’t want to miss these eco-friendly Summer Peg Dolls decorated with hand painted summery flowers!
Storytelling is part of the learning process. Add some summer story stones to your reading and literacy centers.