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.

Good Glow

What is cold, easy to make and totally edible? Glow in the dark ice cubes from Go Science Girls! Using a simple concoction, whip up a batch of ice cubes for a little black light play and when they’re ready, send your scientists outside to smash, nibble and chew to their hearts content. Want to know all about the glow factor? Head over to Go Science Girls for the tutorial.

photo: Danya Banya via Go Science Girls


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