20 Tween Activities for the Summer + A Super Coupon

20 Tween Activities for the Summer + A Super Coupon

summer, single moms, tweens, fun ideasFor 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.


  1. Volunteer at a local animal shelter.
  2. Write a pen and paper letter to friends.
  3. Create a fun new family photo album with scrapbook items from around the house.
  4. Plant a butterfly garden in your backyard.
  5. Update your child’s room to make it more tweenish.
  6. Create your own mom and me reading club.
  7. Make your own scones and invite some friends over for a tea party.
  8. Have a neighborhood dog wash proceeds go toward doggie toys.
  9. Play night tag with flashlights.
  10. Learn how to use a compass.
  11. Keep a weather journal and track global warming trends.
  12. Take an urban hike through a new neighborhood in your city.
  13. Attend a minor league ballgame.
  14. Have dessert for dinner.
  15. Buy or borrow foreign language CD’s and practice speaking to each other.
  16. Recycle bottles from the neighborhood and donate the money toward a community garden.
  17. Research your family tree.
  18. Organize a neighborhood scavenger hunt.
  19. Sign up for lessons in something you’ve always wanted to do, but haven’t yet!
  20. Bake some dairy-free So Delicious dessert

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Authored by: Kerri Zane

Kerri is an Emmy award winning television executive producer, healthy living expert, single mom advisor, speaker, and author of “It Takes All 5: A Single Mom’s Guide to Finding the REAL One.” published by Morgan James, (November 2012). She is the family travel expert for Peter Greenberg Online, a regular contributor to What’s Up For Kids as well as various mommy blogs. Visit her website at www.kerrizane.com.

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