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.

Icy Excavations

With just a little love and a little water, the kids can have an icy adventure and dig up a few prehistoric pals from a block of colored ice with toy hammers, screwdrivers and even hands. Head over to Crumb Buns for the fine print.

photo: Crumb Buns

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