Updated: Sep 2, 2020
As a stay at home mom, sometimes the trickiest thing to do is to keep your kids busy especially during the Summer.
And I never like to depend on a movie or TV show as my only source of distraction.
So I hope that these activity suggestions will help generate some ideas that can be help you connect and have fun with your kids.
This post may contain affiliate links to products that I trust. This means that if you make a purchase using the links below I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thank you for the support!
If you have children that are not very close in age or perhaps you run a daycare with a wide range of ages, it can be tricky to plan activities that will engage everyone.
However, it is not impossible.
There are activities that can be planned that everyone can participate in at their own level
or ones where the older children can help the younger.
Don't despair about the age gap or feel that you need to plan something different for everyone.
Follow the tips below as a guide or a starting point to including everyone in your everyday or summertime activities.
Indoor or outdoor crafts are perfect for kids of all ages.
Provide the materials and general instructions and see the different masterpieces that will be created.
Like Sun Art
This is a craft where the sun will do most of the work.
You will need to find the sunniest spot in your house or yard and it will take some time; at least three hours of full sunlight.
You will need brightly colored construction paper and various shaped objects that can be found around the house.