5 Fun and Practical Ways to Make Your Kid’s Summer Awesome!

Hey parents! Summer’s here, and that means it’s time to create some incredible memories with your little ones. Here are five super practical and fun ways to make this summer the best one yet, with a little faith sprinkled in too.

1. Get Outdoors and Explore

Kids have endless energy, so why not use it to explore the great outdoors? Plan some fun activities like nature walks, beach days, or park adventures. Let them collect rocks, leaves, or seashells and turn it into a mini science lesson. It’s a great way to keep them active and curious about the world around them.

2. Craft Up a Storm

Set up a craft station at home with paper, crayons, paint, and all the goodies. Let your kids’ imaginations run wild! Make it even more fun by choosing themes like their favorite animals, superheroes, or summer holidays. This not only keeps them entertained but also helps them develop their creativity.

3. Sneak in Some Learning

Summer’s perfect for some sneaky learning. Visit local museums, science centers, or even a nearby farm. At home, you can do simple science experiments, start a small garden, or have a fun cooking day where they learn to make their favorite snacks. They’ll be learning without even realizing it!

4. Serve Together as a Family

Teach your kids the joy of helping others by planning family service projects. This could be as simple as baking cookies for a neighbor, doing a park cleanup, or making cards for a local nursing home. It’s a wonderful way to bond as a family and show your kids the importance of kindness and community.

5. Make Church a Priority

Amidst all the summer fun, keep church a central part of your routine. Whether it’s attending weekend services, or participating in church events, staying connected to your faith community helps your kids grow spiritually. Plus, it’s a great way for them to make friends and have fun in a nurturing environment.

By blending these activities into your summer plans, you’re setting up your kids for a season full of joy, creativity, learning, and faith. Let’s make this summer one to remember!


We firmly believe that God can do incredible things in our children.  Join us at every weekend service where your kids will encounter the power of God through our services.  Look for the giant kids play area to find our various kids ministries at any weekend service time.

Cove Kids Midweek is a Children’s Discipleship Program for grades K-5th.

We’ll be going through the bible from beginning to end while completing monthly challenges that help kids identify lies and the truths that combat them. Kids will LOVE weekly worship, bible stories, crafts, games and prizes.


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