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31 Fun August Activities For Kids

The end of summer is fast approaching, soon it will be time to go back to school, but there is still time to enjoy some of these fun August activities for kids! We have a month’s worth of fun august activities for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and toddlers too. From watermelon activities to sunflowe rprojects, bubbles, picnic ants, fresh berries, and even back to school activities – we’ve got you covered for a fun month!

August activities for kids! We have a month's worth of fun august activities for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and toddlers too. From watermelon activities to sunflowe rprojects, bubbles, picnic ants, fresh berries, and even back to school activities - we've got you covered for a fun month!

August Activities For Kids

This fun list of August activities for kids includes sensory play ideas, learning activities, small world play, science and STEM activities, and even a couple of simple recipes you can make with your kids. These summer activities for kids are filled with lots of august kids activities including watermelon activities for preschoolers, toddlers, kindergarnters, grade 1, grade 2, grade 3, and grade 4 students. In addition we’ve added some back to school ideas, some delicious berry activities, and lots more great ideas and fun things to do. There are enough ideas and activities on this list that you can try something fun every day in August.

so many fun clever watermelon activities perfect for summer and august themes

Watermelon Activities

Nothing says summer like a big juicy watermelon cut into slices! But did you know there are tons of ways to play with watermelons too! From watermelon playdough to slime, watermelon science experiments, math geoboards and more – check it out!

Lots of fun, clever and FREE back to school activities for school age kids

Back to School Activities

Get ready for back-to-school with these fun first day of school activities, printables, and ideas!

fun berry activities for kids of all ages

Berry Activities

  • Blueberry Play Dough from The Craft Train. This play dough is coloured with real blueberries!
  • Amazing No-cook Strawberry Playdough Recipe from Natural Beach Living. There is a secret ingredient in this playdough to make it smell like strawberries!
  • Strawberry Scented Sensory Basket from The Imagination Tree. This is a gorgeous invitation to play.
  • Practice rhyming with this fun Strawberry Rhyming Activity
  • How to Extract Strawberry DNA from Little Bins for Little Hands. This is a super cool science experiment to try.
  • How to Grow Strawberries in Containers from NurtureStore. Plant some strawberries with your kids!
  • Counting Strawberry Activities is a fun, hands-on counting activity from Preschool Play and Learn
  • Whole Wheat Strawberry Muffins from Super Healthy Kids. These look so delicious!
  • Looking for a crafty activity? Try this Handprint Strawberry Craft
  • Grab your blueberries and learn How to Make Ice Cream in a Bag. Kids will go nuts of this yummy and FUN kids activity perfect to make with fresh blueberries!

kids will have fun learning and playing with these sunflower activities

Sunflower Activities

So many fun, clever august activities

August Activities

  • Homemade Bubble Solution for GIANT Bubbles with this recipe and tips
  • Whisking Bubbles from Emma Owl This simple sensory play idea is perfect to try during the last days of summer.
  • If the weather is hot you can always cool off indoors as your child reveals hidden pictures in theseFree  Summer Color by Number Worksheet Pages
  • Picnic Pretend Play from Fun with Mama. This is a simple but fun idea for pretend play perfect for a sunny day.
  • Make your own Simple-to-Make Lego Zipline to sneak in some learning and a LOT of FUN
  • Frozen Chalk is a great way to make your last summer days amazing!
  • Alphabet Ants Letter Formation Activity from Life Over C’s. Such a fun, picnic themed, way to learn letters.
  • Fisherman Number Bonds Activity from Kindergarten Worksheets and Games is a great way to sneak in a little math so your student is ready to go back to school.
  • Park Bingo from Coffee and Carpool. This is such a cool idea, I can’t wait to try it!
  • Sneak in some learning with this fun Flip Flop Summer Activity for Preschoolers and Kindergartners
  • Don’t let summer finish before you try this epic 2 Ingredient Slime (you can even blow bubbles with this non-stick slime!)
  • Head out on a Summer Scavenger Hunt with this free printable
  • EPIC Lemon Volcano Science Experiment perfect for summer

lots of fun creative and unique august kids activities

If you’ve got kids who love art and crafts and you need even more August activity ideas to keep everyone busy, take a look at these fabulous August crafts for kids. There are lots different August themed art and craft ideas to try.

Keep everyone busy learning and playing all month long with these August activities for kids!

 

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Looking for more fun ideas for August? Don’t miss our 35 Back to School Craft Ideas, our August Stories for Kids (with free activity calendar), and these 31 Fun August Crafts 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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