The sweltering temps of long sunny days call for a little ice, ice, baby. Keep your kids busy with any number of awesome and icy adventures, from excavating a LEGO mini-fig to stacking cool and colorful cubes. Wander through our flipbook below to find nine awesome ways to help keep it chill.

Paint Pops

Painting with popsicles? Sounds like a chill activity to us. The Happy Hooligans are at it again, this time using watercolors and popsicle molds to create art. Even if you don’t have the molds, it’s easy to do with ice trays and toothpicks. Head over Happy Hooligans to see how to get it just right.

photo: Jackie Currie via Happy Hooligans

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Editor’s Note: Please do not leave kids unattended with adult tools and materials. These activities should be experienced with parental supervision at all times. 

How do you and your family keep it cool? Share with us in the comments.

—Gabby Cullen