30 Ways Families Can Spend Time Together This June

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A new season means parents are on the lookout for exciting family activities this month. Now that June is almost here, we’ve mapped out 30 different ways families can connect and have fun (that’s one for each day of the month). Our list of family activities this month includes indoor and outdoor options, creative cooking solutions, spontaneous vacation ideas and more. Read on to make memories and the most of family time in June.

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1. Make ornaments of summer to welcome the summer solstice on June 21.

2. Turn back the clock on summer fun—like totally.

3. Build your kiddo’s brain… at the beach.

4. Bypass spendy summer camps for free summer programs instead.

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5. Nothing puts a smile on a kid's face like homemade ice cream and a sweet sundae bar.

6. Take a family bike ride.

7. Read about Opal Lee, the grandmother of Juneteenth, as a way to remember on June 19.

8. Celebrate the top pop, grandpa, uncle or other father figure in your kiddos' lives with a simple DIY gift and card that come from the heart.

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9. Go on safari at a nearby animal park for a wildly fun adventure.

10. There’s nothing better than playing classic yard games on a sunny day.

11. Explore the world one plate at a time.

12. Break out your kiddie pool because it can do more than just hold water.

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13. Stretch your creative writing skills when you write a side-by-side story with the kids.

14. Camp in the backyard.

15. Construct a place to store all those toy cars you’ve got around the house.

16. Take advantage of longer nights with fun family games that can only happen at twilight.

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17. Celebrate Pride Month with these fun facts for kids and families.

18. Take advantage of open windows and summer breezes with a DIY family craft.

19. Change up your summer s’mores routine with fun and funky recipes that are sure to please.

20. Make a watermelon dress—trust us, it’s to dye for.

21. Plan a vacation at the lake. Don’t forget to pack an epic float for the trip.

22. Test your family's sports knowledge with a round of trivia. Who knows what the “G” on the Green Bay Packers’ helmet stands for or the name of the only woman to ever play in an NHL game?

23. Revamp the kids’ summer wardrobes without leaving the house.

24. Whip up a kid-friendly curry or quinoa-stuffed peppers for dinner in less than 15 minutes.

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25. Go glamping, and get creative with games when you do.

26. Make your backyard the envy of the neighborhood.

27. Add a little color to your life.

28. Lean in to screen time with a little family competition.

29. Just because it’s summer doesn’t mean you can’t make a casserole for dinner.

30. Check out these science experiments you can do at home. There are more than enough to get you through the month.

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