Summer is here! YAY! I am excited and also anxious. My kids are always busy so I have been planning ahead to make sure that they have fun things to do. This list of tech free summer fun for kids will help you keep your kids busy and spending less time on electronics! That’s a win/win!
Compound Kings Butter Cloudz, Slime Kit, and Swirlz Butter
The number one compound By Compound kings ‘Butter’ is available now in a uniquely shaped resealable container! Get all you need with this compound for a wonderful sensory experience! Delightfully scented with a smooth and buttery touch, this compound is sure to quickly become one of your children’s favorites. Safe and non-toxic, Butter compound is the best dough-like innovative compound to help bring out your child’s creativity. Your child’s imagination will soar by creating different shapes and figures with this smooth, novel, buttery, and delightful kid’s toy. They will not want to put it down! Safe and non-toxic, this compound comes ready-made in an air-tight container! Learn more about Compound Kings Butter Cloudz here
Compound Kings Mix & Mash Tub Pink Slime is everything you need! Compound Kings Slime is a great stress reducer for anxious children. Our moldable, soft compound formula is not only super fun but also ideal for relaxation & multiple sensory stimulations. Our non-toxic soft slime toys let your kids poke, stretch, pull, and mold the putty as they want. The therapy slime is non-sticky, easy to clean, and perfect for kids aged 4+. Compound Kings is an award-winning brand, trusted by parents as the best-selling compound that kids love. Ages 4+, MSRP $14.99 Available at Target, Meijer, and Amazon. Learn more about the Mix and Mash Deluxe Slime Kit here
Get ready, you fashionistas! Now you can sport your own custom designs by turning any natural fabric item From Blank to Swank! Tie dye it all from t-shirts to towels and socks to scrunchies. Try any of the 5 different techniques from the dye guide, you can make Sic Stripes-Bruh, Spill the Tea Spirals, The Crumple-Stiltskin, Bull’s Eye Oop-, or Ombre All Day. Endless possibilities! Our non-toxic and fumeless color dyes let DIY creators of all ages get in on the party. Our no-mess squeeze bottles and gloves are easy for any size hand to use. Your dyed creations are washing machine safe so your designs will stay bright even after multiple washes. Learn more about Doodle Hog kits here.
PlayMonster knows that getting together this year might look a little different and nothing spices up stay-at-home parties like dressing up and face painting! So why not have some fun and dress up like your favorite princess or Super Hero? Face Paintoos make face painting fun, easy and long-lasting with no professional artist required. All you have to do is apply the template like you would a temporary tattoo for a smudge and transfer-proof design! PLUS – there are so many fun Disney and Marvel characters to choose from, like Iron Man and Captain America from Marvel’s Avengers, Elsa and Olaf from Disney’s Frozen, Ariel from Disney’s The Little Mermaid, and Marvel’s Spider-Man. There is an option for everyone! The removal process is just as easy. Simply use one of the wipes that are included in the package to wipe off the Face Paintoos. Learn more about Face Paintoos here.
(Winner of the People’s Choice Toy of the Year Award!) Story Time Chess is the ONLY game in the world that can teach chess to children as young as three years old. Story Time Chess utilizes a cast of adorable characters through a series of fun and interactive stories in order to progressively teach children how to play chess. The stories focus on why chess pieces move in their own unique ways and are supported by activities that cement chess knowledge in your child’s mind. Ages 3+ MSRP of $49.99. Learn more about Story Time Chess here
Naturally fun hand soap. SPLATZ, the first innovation from One Fun, are eco-friendly bubbles of pure hand soap that literally SPLAT! when kids squeeze them under water. Developed by an entrepreneurial designer (and MOM) and two Harvard/MIT scientists using a patent-pending formula and made in the USA with all-natural ingredients, these irresistible balls of fun change the way kids think about washing their hands. It’s also natural, biodegradable ingredients, eco-friendly packaging and promotes healthy habits. Learn more about SPLATZ here.
Yellow Scope’s DNA & Traits: From Codes to Creatures science kit is the perfect craft to keep kids occupied and entertained while they learn about the world of biology. It is designed to teach kids about what makes them unique. The kit involves instructions for an easy strawberry DNA experiment where kids can actually see the DNA on a stick, a fun activity where they learn about their own traits, and the ability to craft DNA monsters where different traits are mixed and mashed to create funky creatures. The kit comes with beakers, measuring cups, a lab notebook, stickers and monster body cards, safety goggles and everything else they’ll need for hours of experimenting. Learn more about the DNA & Traits: From Codes to Creatures science kit here
These are just a few of the ways your kids can enjoy the summer without being on their devices. If you are looking for some great printables or other activities, here are some ideas: