29 DIY Ideas That Will Keep Your Kids Busy, All Summer

1. Tie a basket on your child’s bike.Tie a dollar-store basket to the front of your kid's bike.


2. Baskets are also great for planning summer activities.Dollar-store baskets are also great for organizing outdoor summer fun.


3. Make a hideout using a hula hoop and a bed sheet.Make one of these awesome hideouts using a hula hoop and a bedsheet.

4. Turn pool noodles into an obstacle course.Turn pool noodles into a backyard obstacle course.

5. Turn your pool noodle into a sprinkler.You can also DIY a pool noodle into a sprinkler.

6. You can make an ice cream bar using a shaker’s jar.Make an unforgettable ice cream bar by putting sprinkles and crushed cookies in shaker jars.

7. Make a big tic-tac-toe game using a shower curtain, tape, and a Frisbee.DIY this backyard tic-tac-toe game with a shower curtain, tape, and Frisbees.

8. Make a chore basket for your kids.Make sure your kids pull their weight by turning these dollar-store staples into chore baskets.

9. Kids will enjoy freeing the frozen dollar-store toys and trinkets.Freeze dollar-store toys and trinkets in water to make “ice eggs.”

10. Use your stackable bin as a doll swing.Transform a stackable bin into a doll swing.

11. Make a large bull’s eye target game using sponges and chalk.Dollar-store sponges and chalk are all you need to turn your driveway into a bull’s-eye target game.

12. Use sponges to keep your kids cool while playing.