Kickstart your summer routine into high gear! The hardest parts about summer is all the doing… and not doing. Keep your activities organized, the kids busy, and those tiny brains working this summer with a few essential items that are perfect for summer survival.
Save your summer memories in a journal! Journaling is a great exercise in handwriting, spelling, and grammar. The kids will be more inclined to write when they have these adorable journals to record the long, hot summer days. Buy on Amazon.
2A Giant Calendar
Stay ahead of the game! Plan out your weeks every Sunday so the kids know what camp or activity you have planned. Add in some fun events like ice cream at Whit’s or splash pad day at the zoo! Buy on Amazon.
Don’t let the summer slide hit this year! Your kids worked really hard, so keep their little brains fit with a little extra work this summer. Find some math and reading activity books and make those little boogers earn their screentime! Buy on Amazon.
4Outdoor Water Fun
When you need at least an hour of uninterrupted play, send the kids outside to a gigantic water slide. Let me tell you, it’s WORTH EVERY PENNY to keep the kids outside and entertained all summer! If you happen to have a pool, click here for the best money you ever spent. Buy on Amazon.
5Indoor Play Toys
Summertime is notorious for rainy afternoons on the daily. Make sure you have some kind of fort building, tent making, ball pit container for those times where the kids can’t play outside and you are tapped out on taking them somewhere you have to drive to and pay for. Buy on Amazon.
What is your must-have summertime item?