June Simple Family Fun Ideas

For our family, June marks the beginning of summer. School ends, the weather warms up, the days get longer, and we’re all ready for a change of pace.

These June simple family fun ideas are perfect for the changing season. Some of these ideas will get you outside and others are perfect to do inside on a hot day. And, several can be done at any time of the year (not just summer). But, what brings all these ideas together is that they are simple, inexpensive, and a great way to connect.

Let’s plan a family adventure!

Get ready for summer with some family adventures! Save and print these ideas for June simple family fun and you'll be ready for family time any time.

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Fire up your printer, print out your simple June family adventures, hang it up, and plan some fun.

I know you’ll find an activity (or two or three or four…) that your family will love.

Get ready for summer with some family adventures! Save and print these ideas for June simple family fun and you'll be ready for family time any time.

June Outdoor Adventures

Blow up a beach ball and play beach ball volleyball in your backyard. No net needed! Just have some fun.

Take a trip to a nearby nature center. Go on a hike, explore their visitors center and have fun learning about the wildlife in your part of the world. Nature centers are a great community resource and most are free or inexpensive to visit.

Trace each other’s shadows on the driveway. Add faces, hair, and clothes to make a silly shadow family.

Go stargazing. Pick a clear night and go outside to study the moon and stars. You can find tips for stargazing with your kids as well as a printable night sky journal at this link.

Lie together under a tree and look up. What do you see? Use this time to relax together and talk about all that you see.

Explore a pond together. Observe and learn about all the animals and plants you see or try one of these simple activities for pond play at Buggy and Buddy. This might even inspire a second family adventure to the library to find some books about pond life.

Get ready for summer with some family adventures! Save and print these ideas for June simple family fun and you'll be ready for family time any time.

June Indoor Family Adventures

Have a letter writing evening and write letters to faraway family or friends. Use pretty stationary or decorate your own with markers and stickers.

Go to the grocery store or farmer’s market and buy a few new-to-you fruits (or vegetables). Have a family taste test and maybe you’ll find a new favorite snack.

Learn to make play dough together. You can find many fun recipes on my play dough Pinterest board. Gather up some loose parts (like rocks, pipe cleaners, or craft foam pieces) and start creating.

Discover a new genre or music together through books and music. YouTube and your local library are both great resources.

Get ready for summer with some family adventures! Save and print these ideas for June simple family fun and you'll be ready for family time any time.

Print out your June simple family fun ideas

You can find all these family adventures on a printable list here. Just download it and print. Hang it on the refrigerator and you’ll be ready for a month full of family fun ideas.

Jot a few ideas on the calendar and you’ll be sure to have time with the family. Remember, a family adventure doesn’t have to be expensive or complicated. You just need a couple of hours and a fun idea.

Get your printable June Family Adventures here.

Which of these June simple family fun ideas are you going to add to your calendar this month?

Get ready for summer with some family adventures! Save and print these ideas for June simple family fun and you'll be ready for family time any time.

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Get ready for summer with some family adventures! Save and print these ideas for June simple family fun and you'll be ready for family time any time.

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Terri is a writer and mom of two elementary-aged girls. She has a passion for learning and is always looking for ways to make learning fun. You can find her at Better Than Homework where she shares fun learning activities or Creative Family Fun where she shares art, craft, and family fun ideas.

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