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Summer is almost here, get a head start on beating the boredom with this awesome list of activities for girls (and boys) to complete!
30 Summer Activities for Girls
This cupcake lip balm tutorial from DIY teens has my 13-year old going absolutely crazy! Supplies needed:
- EOS container
- plastic knife
- small mixing bowl/jug
- Vaseline Petroleum Jelly
- Coconut Oil
- Vitamin E capsule
- A cotton bud
Bath balm is perfect for the girly girl in your life. These DIY bath balms from Muffin Chanel are an absolute summer must. Here are the needed ingredients:
- 1 C. Baking Soda
- 1/2 C. Citric Acid
- 1/2 C. Epsom Salt
- 1/2 C. Corn Starch
- 2 1/2 tbsp. Almond Oil
- 3/4 tbsp. Water
- 2 tsp. Essential Oils
- Mixing Bowls
- Bath Bomb Mold
- Silicone Mold (optional)
- Food Coloring (optional)
- Gold Luster Dust (optional)
Playdough activities are great for younger kids, as it allows them to work on their fine motor skills. Check out this fairy dough activity from Laughing Kids Learn.
Word works are great if you have a girl (or boy) who loves spreading a little positivity to others. They make great gifts to give to friends or family, and even mixing them up to make affirmations. Check out this tutorial from Dabbles and Babbles
Here is another sidewalk chalk project called Sidewalk Pops from Project Nursery, is probably one of the coolest things ever. Make sure you pick up plenty of popsicle sticks and a variety of tempura paint colors!
We love making a variety of playdough. This marshmallow playdough from One Little Project was a ton of fun to make! You can try this set of liquid food coloring, out of the many varieties this one worked best.
Another favorite project of ours from One Little Project is making floam from styrofoam. Here are the ingredients:
This DIY know pillow from Joann’s is probably best for older girls, however, younger girls can complete it with a bit of help.
Emoji craft for tweens and teens from Schooling a Monkey
Candy Button earrings from Happiness Homemade. Items needed:
This crystal geode egg from Sweet Paul is the perfect DIY for those girls interested in science or who just want to do something a little different.
How adorable is this seashell candle? Be sure to head over to the Budget Savvy Diva for directions (she even has a video).
If you have a girl that loves to journal, check out this DIY journal craft from Modge Podge Rocks.
It’s not too early to do a few crafts for a stylish school year! This DIY pencil pouch from Mama Miss is great. Here’s what you need:
Another great addition to your school supplies are these cute confetti pencils from Make and Tell.
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Love of impromptu dance parties, 80’s cartoons, and horizontal life pauses (aka naps); Natasha Brown is a stay at home mom of 4 kids, and wife to one lucky guy! In her spare time, she is co-editor of Grits & Grace, as well as editor for The Mother Hustler Blog and Creative Director for the Mother Hustler podcast.