Summer Fun Schedule: Add Routines (and Fun) into your Summer


Instead of winging it, try a summer fun schedule!


Now that we are about halfway through summer …

Are you in a slump?
Need activity ideas?
Fall out of your routines?

Here are some ideas to get you back on track until school starts!





  • craft
  • paint
  • paint rocks
  • chalk art
  • homemade bubbles
  • make a bird feeder
  • bake
  • cook
  • garden
  • tie dye shirts
  • put those empty Amazon boxes to use
  • homemade playdough
  • homemade slime
  • bead art
  • make a bracelet
  • sew


My go-to spots for craft supplies are: Dollar Tree and Michaels.


Monster Truck Painting





  • read a book
  • do a STEM activity
  • make a super long race track
  • conduct a science experiment
  • play in a sensory bin
  • create marshmallow and toothpick structures
  • visit the library
  • visit an educational website or app
  • write a story


Follow inspire_labs for more inspiration!


Sensory Play
Race Track




  • visit a pool
  • visit a splash pad
  • visit a pond or creek
  • get out the hose
  • sprinkler
  • slip-n-slide
  • water table
  • water balloons
  • water guns
  • give you car a wash
  • make a car wash for their hot wheels and monster trucks
  • play in the bathtub


My go-to spots: Wapelhorst Park (pool/ lazy river), Vago Park Splash Pad, and Indian Camp Creek.


Indian Camp Creek
Pool side





Explore St. Louis! Some of our favorite spots include:


  • The Magic House
  • Myseum
  • Science Center/ Discovery Room
  • Purina Farms
  • Big Joel’s Safari
  • Playtime Arcade and Bar
  • St. Louis Zoo
  • St. Louis Aquarium/ Union Station
  • Urban Air Adventure Park


Check out our latest adventure: ABC through the summer!


Union Station: Rope Course
Big Joel’s Safari





  • make a lemonade stand
  • see a movie
  • camp in the backyard
  • flashlight tag
  • visit a local library
  • have a scavenger hunt
  • have a playdate with a friend
  • have a picnic (outside or inside)
  • get messy!!


Treehouse Fun
Monster Truck Mud: Pudding


What else would you add to your Summer Fun Schedule?


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Danielle resides in O’Fallon with her husband Devon, two boys Harrison and Nolan, and three dogs! Danielle is a local Autism Teacher, who advocates for all abilities. Danielle and her son are both deaf/ hard of hearing— they’re a hearing aid/ cochlear implant household. Danielle’s hobbies include baking, riding four wheelers, exploring their property, sitting around a campfire, board games, and pinteresting crafts she most likely will never do! You can find The Sawyers at some of their favorite spots: Magic House, Big Joel’s Safari, and Indian Camp Creek!



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