This is, perhaps more than anything, the summer of uncertainty. Festivals and fairs are on hold, summer day camp programming is cancelled, delayed or reconfigured and even play dates and parties could be on hold.
But summer isn’t cancelled, so here are 8 ideas to keep you sane and them entertained.
1 Go fly a kite!
2 Join the sidewalk chalk trend. Write funny or inspirational messages for people to find on their walks.
3 Do a nature-themed scavenger hunt.
4 Plant your own garden.
5 Wash the family car together.
6 Gather up hula hoops, jump ropes and balls. Set up a backyard obstacle course.
7 Have an impromptu football game. Grab the ball, and go!
8 Get out the jump ropes and set the timer to see who can jump the most.
Be the Cool parent who keeps them cool.
The summer heat can make anyone short fused and frazzled. Mission’s high-tech cooling gear is the At Home Summer Camp Must Have! Washable and reusable with permanent chemical free cooling fabric technology — this product keeps them cool and protected from the sun.
Not only does the Mission Cooling Performance Hat protect your super active kids from the blazing sun, it also cools them down instantly when activated with water and will stay cool for up to two hours.
Keeping kids active is a priority for most moms, however keeping them cool is the challenge. The Mission Original Cooling Towel is made of a soft, durable brushed microfiber that cools instantly and stays cool so your kids can enjoy being outside.
Mission Cooling Gear is available at Walmart, The Home Depot, Target, CVS and Mission.com.