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How to Keep the Kids Entertained this Summer

August 11, 2018

Summer is the perfect opportunity for families to spend time together. Kids are on school break, and most people opt to take holiday during the summer months. The problem is, kids can get bored quite easily. However, with the right occupation, they won’t be! Consider going on a holiday that is fun for not only the adults but the kids as well. Opt for attractions and activities, in order to keep everyone busy. Some example activities could include travelling, watching plays; pop culture related activities and even going to a few family-friendly concerts.

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Bucket list travel

Holiday is the perfect opportunity for the entire family to relax and recharge in the summer. For instance, kids will love going to waterparks, and everyone can benefit from cooling down during the warm weather. Whether you travel for a week or only a few days, you can find multiple activities that will keep everyone busy and having fun. Other trips could include visiting museums, galleries, parks, walking through historic towns and more. You don’t even need to go overseas to travel and have a fun trip, as even a simple road trip a few hours away is new and exciting.

Top plays and musicals for kids

A musical or play is yet another example of an endeavour that will keep everyone busy and entertained, especially the kids. While this will not take up an entire day, the event will be memorable. Plays and musicals should be seen in cities that are known for their creative culture, such as London. That is why you can opt to watch some of the best plays in London with the family, and choose from the long list of shows available.

Pop culture related activities

The younger generation tends to be more up to date with the latest pop culture news and events, and are often interested in meeting their celebrity role models. That is why the family could spend an afternoon in a popular spot frequented by celebrities. London, being notorious for its art culture, has plenty of these locations. Kids will be delighted to meet Hollywood stars, and the entire family also has an opportunity to walk around and see different parts of their holiday city as well. What better time to do it than in the summer? Pop culture activities could also include different types of tours and events while travelling. Using the example of London, there are both Harry Potter and Beatles tours, among others, that are also great ways to keep kids busy.

Live concerts

Who doesn’t love a good concert? Summer is a prime time to check out the buzzing music venues with the entire family. There are tons of venues to choose from, especially in the bigger cities, with any genre of music you can think of. Make sure that your kids will also enjoy it, as the whole point is that you want everyone to have a good time!

Summer is a great time to relax and enjoy the warm weather with the whole family. People tend to want to do more activities in the summer and kids want to constantly be doing something interesting. Keeping everyone entertained is not as hard as you may think, especially when you continuously go out and even go travelling to new and exciting places.

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  • Daydreams of a Mum August 12, 2018 at 8:55 pm

    Great ideas. I want to take my lot to a concert but finding something everyone wants to see is tricky !!!

  • Yaya August 12, 2018 at 10:49 pm

    Great post Sarah, some really great ideas 🙂

  • Paula @MummyVsWork August 13, 2018 at 8:25 am

    There are some great ideas here, I love they all involve getting the kids out and about!

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