40+ Super Fun Summer Activities for Preschoolers

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I’m so excited to share this huge list of summer activities for preschoolers with you today – it’s a big one so it’s taken me ages to write but it’s been so worth it as there are so many brilliant ideas in this that I’m sure you and your kids will love it. There’s everything from super cute summer crafts to outdoor art ideas, summer themed sensory play and even fun science experiments that preschoolers can do – all you need to do is pick the ones you want to try first!

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Summer Activities for Preschoolers

As I’m sharing so many ideas today I’ve split it into two headings to make a bit easier to navigate – Summer Crafts for Preschoolers and Easy Summer Activities for Preschoolers. There are already over 40 fun ideas but it’s likely that I’ll be adding more to this list as summer progresses!

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This frozen flower activity is one of our favourite summer activities that my kids enjoy year after year, it’s been crazy popular on Facebook too and if you watch the video you’ll see how easy it is to make!

For each list below I’ve listed the activities in the order that they appear in the collage above them, there’s loads more ideas than just in the pictures though so do take a look through to find some new inspiration for this summer. Want to make sure you don’t forget any of these great ideas? Make sure that you bookmark this page or pin an image so you have all these ideas to hand when you need them!

Want more fun activities for preschoolers? Check out the bottom of this page for even more fun inspiration.

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Summer Crafts for Preschoolers

Handprint ice creams from Fun Handprint Art

Paper plate sea collage from Crafts on Sea

Paper plate watermelon from Crafts on Sea

Egg carton flowers from Happy Hooligans

Paper bowl ice cream from Crafts on Sea

Glowing campfire craft from Buggy and Buddy

Paper plate donut from Happy Hooligans

Sponge printed ice cream from Crafts on Sea

Doily sun from Crafts on Sea

Sponge painted ice cream from Crafts on Sea

Sea shell decorations from Crafts on Sea

Paper plate crab from Crafts on Sea

Handprint paper plate sun from Crafts on Sea

Peg paper plate sun from Crafts on Sea

Button flower from Crafts on Sea

Seahorse craft from Crafts on Sea

Doily ice cream craft from Crafts on Sea

DIY Bubble wands from Natural Beach Living

Sun puppet from The Inspiration Edit

Popsicle craft from Creating Creatives

Paper plate sunflower from Happy Hooligans

Dot-a-Dot flower from The Kindergarten Connection

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Easy Summer Activities for Preschoolers

Name writing nature hunt from Adventure In A Box

Lego ice play from Crafts on Sea

Frozen paints from Crafts on Sea

DIY Sponge water bombs from Messy Little Monster

Tide pool science experiment from Buggy and Buddy

Butterfly number stones from Crafts on Sea

Lemon play dough from Crafts on Sea

Frozen flowers sensory play from Crafts on Sea

Flower play dough from Crafts on Sea

Making stone faces from Crafts on Sea

Ice cream shape sorting from Look We’re Learning

Ice cream worksheets from Look We’re Learning

Frozen treasure from The Chaos And The Clutter

Thrown cotton ball painting from The Chaos And The Clutter

DIY water wall from There’s Just One Mommy

Coloured water play from There’s Just One Mommy

Beach scavenger hunt from Natural Beach Living

Rock Pooling from Rainy Day Mum

Water pistol painting from Messy Little Monster

DIY Bubble snake blower from Messy Little Monster

Alphabet ice boats from School Time Snippets

Exploring ramps and friction on a slide from Buggy and Buddy

More Inspiration:

Want more fun ideas? We love this roundup of flower activities and crafts!

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Or how about getting some ideas inspired by healthy eating when the suns out with these fruit activities.

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Finally we’ve got over 30 summer activities for toddlers with loads of ideas preschoolers will love too.

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