10 Kids Summer Activities that are Under $10

10 Kids Summer Activities for Under $10

With so many summer days to fill with fun and meaningful activities, I’m always on the lookout for fun and inexpensive kids summer activities. The ideas in this article will save you money and help you connect with your kids with purpose, fun, and meaning.

Kids Summer Activities for Under $10.

Kids Summer Activities Beach Soap

Beach Keepsake Craft. Preserve your beach memories with a Glass Jar, Sand, Shells: Fireflies and Mudpies

Clean (and sort of messy) Soap Experiments: This is a fun way to explore and experiment with soap, and it includes a printable experiment sheet, Teach Mama

Kids Summer Activities Water Fight Wall

Stay cool on a hot summer day with this genius Water Fight Kit made of sponges and buckets. Bring this to your block party or family reunion! Via Inner Child Fun

If you like to upcycle (we do!), this project is practically FREE. Gather recycled bottles and make your own Upcycled Water Wall to explore how gravity works and stay cool at the same time, TinkerLab

Kids Summer Activities Croquet Pool Noodle Travel Kit

Do you have any extra pool noodles? Turn them into a fun game of Pool Noodle Croquet, Via The Joys of Boys

Do you want to travel light this summer? Follow these tips for making an Easy Itty Bitty Art Kit for on-the-go creativity, TinkerLab

Kids Summer Activities Book Nook Scavenger Hunt

Take the summer reading list outdoors and make an outdoor Summer Book Nook with a sheet, hung from the trees, No Time for Flash Cards

If you have a smart phone, this one is completely FREE: Grab a smart phone or kid-friendly camera and go on a Photo Scavenger Hunt. Via TinkerLab

Kids Summer Activities Paper Bag Mask Bubble Solution

If you get paper bags from the grocery store, you probably won’t spend a dime to make a Paper Bag Mask, Via Hands on as we Grow

Gather supplies you already have in your kitchen to make this Easy 2-Ingredient Bubble Solution, Via TinkerLab

10 Kids Summer Activities Under $10


  1. Thanks for all the helpful ideas. 🙂

  2. Awesome list, Rachelle 🙂 Thank you for putting this together!


  3. Summer is a great time for outdoor games and activities.

  4. I was searching for something special things for my two kids and both are of age under 10. Here summer activities are listed under $10, and all of these are great. Actually I was searching for the Android games for kids free download and landed on this post. Got great ideas here, thanks for sharing this post.

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