For Single moms on a budget oftentimes keeping middle-schoolers busy during the summer can be challenging. They are at that weird in-between stage when they’re too old to go to camp, but too young for a summer job and interesting free activities they’ll enjoy are few and far between.
- Volunteer at a local animal shelter.
- Write a pen and paper letter to friends.
- Create a fun new family photo album with scrapbook items from around the house.
- Plant a butterfly garden in your backyard.
- Update your child’s room to make it more tweenish.
- Create your own mom and me reading club.
- Make your own scones and invite some friends over for a tea party.
- Have a neighborhood dog wash proceeds go toward doggie toys.
- Play night tag with flashlights.
- Learn how to use a compass.
- Keep a weather journal and track global warming trends.
- Take an urban hike through a new neighborhood in your city.
- Attend a minor league ballgame.
- Have dessert for dinner.
- Buy or borrow foreign language CD’s and practice speaking to each other.
- Recycle bottles from the neighborhood and donate the money toward a community garden.
- Research your family tree.
- Organize a neighborhood scavenger hunt.
- Sign up for lessons in something you’ve always wanted to do, but haven’t yet!
- Bake some dairy-free So Delicious dessert
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