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.

Freeze and Fizz

If you’re looking for a cool summer science project, check out this fizzy ice activity we spotted over at Toddler Approved. Creating a basic reaction over a bin of crushed ice makes for hours of outdoor edu-tainment! Find out what you’ll need over at Toddler Approved.

photo: Kristina Buskirk via Toddler Approved

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