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Awesome June Activities for Kids

The weather is getting warmer and it’s time to celebrate the start of summer with these 30 awesome June activities! These june activities for kids include lots of summer activities for kids including ocean, sand, beach, popsicle, ice cream, Fathers Day, bubble activities, and lots more. Use these summer activities for preschoolers, toddlers, kindergartners, grade 1, grade 2, and grade 3 students.

The weather is getting warmer and it's time to celebrate the start of summer with these 30 awesome June activities! These june activities for kids include lots of summer activities for kids including ocean, sand, beach, popsicle, ice cream, Fathers Day, bubble activities, and lots more. Use these summer activities for preschoolers, toddlers, kindergartners, grade 1, grade 2, and grade 3 students.

June Activities

This list of cool of June activities includes sensory play, learning activities, small world play, science, STEM activities, and simple recipes you can make with your kids. These june activities for kids are perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders too. From ocean activities to beach activities, ice cream activities, and sun activities , bubble activities for kids and sun activities plus lots more – we’ve go so many fun ideas to help families have fun and enjoy summer break together.  There are over 30  summer themed activities, which means there is enough for you to try a new activity every day in June.

June Activities for Kids

We have a months worth of fun summer activities. We’ve arranged all these June activity ideas by type so you can find ideas whether you are looking for a beach themed idea for sand or the ocean, yummy ice cream / popsicle theme, bubble activities, and more!

Tons of clever, fun, and unique Ocean Activities for kids of all ages

Ocean activities for preschoolers

These ocean activities for kids are sure to be a hit! Fromocena slime to ocean animal felt, ocean sensory bing and more – get ready for a splashing good time!

  • Ocean themed skittles candy science experiment from Homeschool Preschool. Have you tried the skittles experiment yet? This is a great twist on a fun science activity!
  • Ocean felt busy box from Teach Me Mommy. This would be a great activity to take on a road trip.
  • Ocean slime from Natural Beach Living. This is a fabulous clear blue slime recipe, it just looks like the sea!
  • Printable sea creatures for ocean playdough from NurtureStore. These cute printable sea creatures are perfect for play dough or other activities.
  • Ocean theme preschool sensory bin from Fun with Mama. This is a simple activity to set up and so much fun to play with.
  • Awesome ocean slime recipe from Childhood101. This is another great ocean themed slime recipe, this one is full of sparkles!
  • Tide pool science experiment from Buggy and Buddy. This is a great science exploration and when you are done you are left with a fun tide pool sensory tub.

** Sneak in some fun learning with this engaging Ocean Animals Lesson for elementary age kids!

Fun sand and beach activities to add to your summer bucket list

Sand Activities

Kids will love digging into these sand actvities for kids! These are perfect for a beach theme, playing with seashells you bring home from your summer vacation at the beach, and as a keepsake of your summer 2021!

  • Colored sand art bottles from Art Bar. This is a fun activity to do after you’ve visited the beach.
  • How to make sand slime from Little Bins for Little Hands. How cool does this sandy slime look!?!
  • Sand play dough from Mamma Pappa Bubba. This fun play dough recipe looks just like sand and is perfect for making sand castles!
  • Beach Slime Recipe. Kids will love this slime recipe that uses actually sand for a fun-textured summer slime recipe
  • Letter Matching Sandcastle Puzzles
  • Beach scavenger hunt for kids from Simple Everyday Mom. Print out this fun scavenger hunt for your next trip to the beach.
  • Science at the beach from Edventures With Kids. This article shares lots of great science activities to do while at the beach.
  • Sandcastle Count and Trace Playdough Mats from Preschool Play and Learn. Kids will have fun sneaking in some summer learning with this fun, free resource.
  • Learning the alphabet with sea shells and sand from B-Inspired Mama. This is such a great hands on way to practice letter learning and writing.
  • Sand cloud dough from Frugal Fun for Boys and Girls. This is such a simple recipe and is super fun to play with.

super cute cut and paste subtraction math craft to practice addition in kindergarten, 1st grade, and 2nd grade students. Practice tracing lowercase alphabet letters with these super cute Alphabet Sandcastles. Super cute Number sandcastles help preschool and kindergarten age kids practice counting and tracing numbers this summer. sandcastle color matching activity

Nothing says summer like cream and these popsicle and ice cream themed activities are loads of fun for preschool, kindergarten, and elementary age kids.

Popsicle and Ice Cream Activities

  • Preschool popsicle counting puzzle from Miniature Masterminds. This free printable is great for fine motor work and number learning.
  • Peachy popsicles from Glued to my Crafts. Popsicles are a fun and easy to make with kids, these peachy popsicles sound delicious, and if you scroll to the bottom you’ll see links to even more popsicle recipes.
  • Ice Cream in a Bag. Kids will love making and eating ice cream they make themselves with this yummy, easy ice cream recipe.
  • Ice cream toppings sensory bin from Modern Preschool. This sensory bin looks good enough to eat!
  • Cloud dough ice cream shop from Mama Papa Bubba. This is such a fun dramatic play set up for summer.

Edible Ice Cream Playdough Recipe - amazing 2 ingredient playdough recipe perfect for toddler, preschool, kindergarten and kids of all ages for an ice cream thing, kids activity, or summer bucket list #playdough #playdoughrecipes #icecream ice cream patterns for kids ice cream cone letter tracing ice cream i spy worksheet

Ice Cream Activities

If you are looking for more ice cream activities to add to your ice cream theme of summer learning, check these out!

Check out all these fun, creative bubble activities

Bubble Activities for Kids

  • DIY upcycled bubble blowers from And Next Comes L. This is such a clever upcycle with super cool results!
  • How to make DIY bubble wands from Natural Beach Living. These bubble wands are gorgeous and there is a great bubble mix recipe to try too.
  • Make a square and cube bubble from Pink Stripey Socks. This is a seriously cool bubble science activity.
  • A tub of bubbles sensory play from Picklebums. Try this easy bubble sensory play idea.
  • Bubble snake blower from Messy Little Monsters. You have to try this with your kids, it is super easy and super fun!

EPIC Bubble Painting - kids of all ages will love this fun summer art project where they will make a bubble craft by blowing bubbles. Recipe included for this fun to make, easy, summer activity for kids!  how to blow slime bubbles with a straw  Homemade Bubble Solution for GIANT Bubbles - simple and amazing diy bubbles recipe for toddler, preschool, and children of all ages for fun summer activities for kids. A must add to your summer bucket list Amazing Bubble Artwork for Kids - this is such a fun, simple, colorful and FUN summer activity for kids! This kids activities is not only fun to make but makes a beautiful art project too for your summer bucket list. Perfect for toddler, preschool, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade kids.

Bubble Activities

Looking for more fun, creative ways to paint with bubbles? Check out these FUN ideas!

More june activities for kids

More Fun June Activities

  • Summer counting cards from Teach Me Mommy. This summer themed printable is perfect for practicing counting.
  • Summer sequencing cards from Homeschool preschool. This free printable is a fun summer themed learning activity.
  • Silly Grass People Activity. Kids will have fun creating their own figure and watering it daily to make creative silly grass people this summer.
  • Decorating gold balls for Father’s Day from Laughing Kids Learn. This is an easy and fun activity and perfect for a Father’s Day gift.
  • DIY Father’s Day Craft Trophy from 123 Homeschool 4 Me. Kids will have fun making this easy trophy craft to celebrate Dad.
  • Fathers day pancakes from Betty Crocker. This would be such a fun breakfast to make for Dad on Father’s Day.
  • Kid-made free printable Father’s Day book from Hello Wonderful. This is a great way to work on writing and drawing skills while also making Dad a gorgeous gift.

Make practicing primer sight words fun with this super cute, pirate themed Kindergarten Sight Words Game.  This free sight word games has a fun pirate theme to keep kids engaged and eager to practice. Download pdf file with sight word activities for kindergarten and you are ready to play and learn as you journey around the treasure map to collect treasures! pirate color by number worksheets pirate Letter Sounds Activity Have fun learning you’re ABCs with this super fun, free printable pirate worksheets. This pirate alphabet learning activity is a great for your toddler, preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten age  students to learn their alphabet letters. On each of the pirate theme abc worksheets is a treasure map to find and color the clipart with the beginning sound featured on the alphabet workheet, alphabet tracing by the pirtae skull and crossbone flag, and find the letter by the treasure chest. This alphabet activity is such a fun, no prep way to learn letters from A to Z. Simply download the pdf file for this preschool pirate theme printables that requires no prep work whatsoever. 

Pirate Printables

So many fun activities perfect for summer bucket list ideas for kids   June Crafts for Kids

If you are looking for more things do you with your kids during June, check out these fabulous June crafts for kids. There are lots different art and craft ideas for all ages to try out. We have so many EPIC summer activities for kids of all ages!

The kids will be busy all month long trying these June activities for kids!

 DIY Lava Lamp - super easy way to make your own lava lamp with simple things you have around your house. This homemade lava lamp is such a fun science project for kids of all ages to sneak in some summer learning. This science experiment is for toddlers, preschoolers, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and kids of all ages at home, homeschool, summer camps, classroom, etc. Looking for a really fun and memorable science experiment for kids? You will love these EPIC pop rocks experiment. Try this pop rocks science experiment with preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th grade students to try a simple chemical reaction. This Whether you try this pop rocks science experiments for homeschool science, at a science birthday party, or as part of a summer science project - this is a MUST try,  really cool science experimentkids will LOVE. Take your homemade playdough to a whole new level of FUN with this amazing Color Changing Playdough recipe. This is sure to be a hit with toddler, preschool, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd grade children alike.  These super EASY to make marshmallow shooters are a must for your summer bucket list. This summer activity for kids is not only fun, but it is actually a STEM activity for kids too! Students assemble, tweak, and design this simple marshmallow cannon to try to get the most distance they can. THis is such a simple, but fun summer activities your preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and elementary age students in first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grdae, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students will want to try over summer break!

Summer Fun

Looking for more outdoor activities for kids and things to do in the summer? Your toddler, preschool, pre k, kindergarten, and elementary age kids will love these fun ideas to keep them busy all summer long:

This craft using egg shell is a fun simple summer craft for kids that uses things you have laying around your house. Kids will love giving their egg head craft personality, watching their hair grow, and giving their egg craft a haircut! This diy chia pet is perfect for toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, and grade 2 students! Plus this spring activities for preschoolers science is the perfect addition to a planting seeds with preschoolers activity for your plants and seeds lesson plan! Kids are going to love this really fun Frozen Rainbow Eruptions science activity where kids will make beautiful rainbows as they create a chemical reaction! This baking soda and vinegar experiment! This rainbow activities for preschoolers usese a couple simple materials for a mesmerizing, colorful preschool summer activity! Use this rainbow science with toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders. Beautiful summer craft for kids using flowers EPIC Bubble Painting - kids of all ages will love this fun summer art project where they will make a bubble craft by blowing bubbles. Recipe included for this fun to make, easy, summer activity for kids!

Summer Activities for Kids

Edible Ice Cream Playdough Recipe - amazing 2 ingredient playdough recipe perfect for toddler, preschool, kindergarten and kids of all ages for an ice cream thing, kids activity, or summer bucket list #playdough #playdoughrecipes #icecream This vinegar and baking soda rocket is an out-of-this-world fun AND educational summer activity for kids! Preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students will enjoy making the baking soda rocket. This how to make a bottle rocket project is one of those really cool science projects your kids will remember forever!  EASY Stained Glass Craft for Kids - this fun art project is great for kids of all ages from toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, elementary age age and families to make to bright their front door or a window up with a spring craft for kids. You will love this art project

Fun Summer Activities for Kids

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Kate

Kate is an Aussie Mum to four kids and an early childhood educator. She shares easy activities for kids, family friendly recipes and lots of printables on her blog picklebums.com

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