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Unplugged fun for tweens and teens this summer

Tweens and teens need something to do in the summer besides living on their electronic devices. Help them unplug with some of these mom-tested activities from our Pinterest page.

DIY Sharpie Tie Dye Shoes from Fun Loving Families
Give your kids a chance to be super creative with a pair of white canvas shoes and some Sharpie markers. It's a good idea to mask off the soles with some tape first. Then let them have it. Spraying the design with some rubbing alcohol will give a cool tie-dye effect. Repeat as often as necessary until your child has a masterpiece.

Summer Beaded Barefoot Sandals from Running With Sisters
These super cute sandals are great for the beach or just being stylish at home. Make them with colored beads and embellish with faceted gemstones, large hole pearls and whatever else you child would like. They can also make fun ankle bracelets too.

Glow In the Dark Wiffle Ball from A Few Shortcuts
Your kids will love this fun game played in the dark. Grab some glow sticks, wiffle balls and a wiffle bat. Snap the glow sticks, insert into the balls and there you go. Have a ball!

DIY Fabric Hammocks from Fab Art DIY
Who doesn't love to lounge in a hammock on a hot summer day? Let your kids make their own. There are directions for fabric hammocks and swings. Some sturdy fabric and rope is all you need.

DIY Escape Room from Down the Wrabbit Hole Travel
Escape rooms are very popular with kids these days. This video on YouTube will show you how to make a moderate difficulty travel escape room. Kids will have a great time working their way out of this room.

For tons more ideas visit our Summer Fun for Tweens and Teens page on Pinterest.





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