It’s hard to believe summer is finally here! This is a great month for spending time with the family because the weather is nice and so much happens around this time of year. From taking a family bike ride to planning your upcoming road trip, we’ve rounded up 30 ways to hang out with the kids. We’ve got an idea for every month! 

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1. Share fun trivia facts with your kids from our list of over 100 interesting facts

2. Read everyone’s horoscope for the month of June

3. Pick a few car games to play on your upcoming road trip. 

4. Learn about these amazing female scientists

5. Organize a family movie night and pick one of these 100+ classic movies for kids.

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6. Plan a treasure hunt. Here’s how to do it.

7. Plan that pool party that’s been on hold for a year.

8. Watch this awesome new musical series on Disney+.

9. Cook a meal together.

10. Decide on a new outdoor toy for summer! 

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11. Tell each other jokes from our list (There are almost 300 to tell!).

12. Call or FaceTime with out-of-town family. 

13. Order a new subscription box

14. Do some stargazing in the backyard or at a park.

15. Sign up for Barnes & Noble’s Free Book Program

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16. Pick out some awesome grilling gear for Father’s Day. 

17. Spend a night playing video games the whole family can enjoy. 

18. Take a family bike ride.

19. Have a family dinner and spark the conversation with one of these questions.

20. Pick a red, white and blue recipe for the Fourth of July.

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21. Organize an afternoon of backyard games.

22. Heading to a theme park this summer? Check out our list of awesome rentals

23. Host a family game night. Check out our list of top-rated, new family board games first. 

24. Buy something totally unique for Dad for Father’s Day. 

25. Make popsicles.

26. Plan your beach day with these fun activities

27. Plan a campout for your backyard.

28. Add to your bookshelf from our list of the best books of 2021 (so far). 

29. Summer is here! Play these fun twilight games with the kids. 

30. Take your first swim of the season. We’ve got some epic pool floats to get you ready. 

—Gabby Cullen

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