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Top 10 Ways to Have Summer Fun

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Going a little stir crazy at home and need some suggestions for to create own at-home summer camp? Here’s Fred Parent’s top 10 suggestions to make Summer at home that much more fun.

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[fusion_dropcap boxed=”no” boxed_radius=”” class=”” id=”” color=”” text_color=””]1[/fusion_dropcap] Make a flexible schedule. A sanity saver is creating a flexible schedule; a daily routine that blocks time for play, outdoor time, digital time, meals and quiet time.

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[fusion_dropcap boxed=”no” boxed_radius=”” class=”” id=”” color=”” text_color=””]2[/fusion_dropcap] Plan it out. You can choose one day of the week to focus on or fill them all. For example: Water Wednesdays or Foodie Fridays.

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[fusion_dropcap boxed=”no” boxed_radius=”” class=”” id=”” color=”” text_color=””]3[/fusion_dropcap] Choose an activity that your child/ren enjoy and create a camp from the interest. Music, Science, Sports, Art–go with a favorite hobby or past time and build from there.

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[fusion_dropcap boxed=”no” boxed_radius=”” class=”” id=”” color=”” text_color=””]4[/fusion_dropcap] Sign the kids up for a Virtual Summer Camp or in-person Camp. FredParent has two lists of available camps: Summer Camps that are Still Registering and 2020 Summer Camps.

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[fusion_dropcap boxed=”no” boxed_radius=”” class=”” id=”” color=”” text_color=””]5[/fusion_dropcap] Sign the kids up for a Vacation Bible School. Many of the VBS require pre-registration so don’t delay.

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[fusion_dropcap boxed=”no” boxed_radius=”” class=”” id=”” color=”” text_color=””]6[/fusion_dropcap] Visit a Pick Your Own Farm. PYO are the place to be for farm-fresh goodness and fun.

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[fusion_dropcap boxed=”no” boxed_radius=”” class=”” id=”” color=”” text_color=””]7[/fusion_dropcap] Participate in the library’s summer reading program. Its virtual!

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[fusion_dropcap boxed=”no” boxed_radius=”” class=”” id=”” color=”” text_color=””]8[/fusion_dropcap] Limited to no pool access this summer? Bring the water home. Grab a kiddie pool, water table or sprinkler combined with water toys and let the little ones have fun in the sun.

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[fusion_dropcap boxed=”no” boxed_radius=”” class=”” id=”” color=”” text_color=””]9[/fusion_dropcap] Backyard camp-out anyone? National Campout Day is June 22.

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[fusion_dropcap boxed=”no” boxed_radius=”” class=”” id=”” color=”” text_color=””]10[/fusion_dropcap] Need ideas for an at-home summer camp? Try:

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