5 Cheap Ways to Entertain Kids this Summer

5 cheap ideas for summer fun! Free activities, low cost movies, and more to help keep kids busy all summer long. You'll love these awesome ideas and you won't hear "I'm bored" again!


Summer is almost half over. How is that possible? By now, hopefully you've done a few things on your summer bucket list and you may even be starting to hear "I'm bored..." once in a while. But summer fun doesn't need to break the bank! I've got some free summer activities and low cost ideas to help you keep the kids entertained well into August. 

5 cheap ideas for summer fun! Free activities, low cost movies, and more to help keep kids busy all summer long. You'll love these awesome ideas and you won't hear "I'm bored" again!

5 Cheap Ways to Entertain Kids this Summer


Kids Bowl Free - Have you checked this out? Sign up and kids receive 2 free games of bowling each day at a participating center all summer long. This is perfect for play dates and even a summer birthday! Find a center here.

Dollar Movies - Regal Entertainment Group is offering $1 kids movies every Tuesday & Wednesday this summer. There are some super fun films that I know my kids are looking forward to seeing! Find your theatre here.

Free Craft Class - AC Moore is offering Free Make & Takes for kids on Wednesday afternoons in the summer. They have some really cool projects planned! Check it out here.

Go to a Museum - Museums are great in the summer, especially on those hot days when you need an air conditioned activity. The Penny Hoarder has a great post on taking advantage of free museum days to help you save money. Before you go, check out these tips for taking kids to museums from Letters in the Sand.

Take Them out to a Ball Game - We love baseball games, as I wrote about this week in our 5 Stadiums in 5 Days Road Trip. But major league baseball games for a family are a pricey outing. Try a minor league game instead! You can see big talent before they are famous (and sometimes stars rehabbing) at a fraction of the big league prices. Find your local team and check out their promotions - most offer kids' clubs with special perks or even free tickets to kids in Little League uniforms.

Need more ideas? Check out our Printable Summer Bucket List with 50 classic ideas for summer fun!

Plan a Summer Full of Activities

Keep track of all your summer fun and plan your activities the easy way with our Summer Activity Planner. Packed with calendars, checklists, and a Summer Fun Coupon Book, it will help you plan the best summer ever! Check it out below - just click the See More button for details and to grab yours!



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2 comments:

  1. These will still work for me especially the museum trip. :)

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  2. We're going to check out the A.C. Moore classes this week. Thanks for the frugal ideas!

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