Budget-Friendly Summer Activities for Families and Kids
Summer is here, and if you are looking for family-friendly activities that won’t break the bank, this is the chat for you. You can tune into the #CreditChat on
Periscope, YouTube Live, Twitter ever Wednesday at 3 p.m ET.
The panel included: Executive Editor at Mandi Woodruff: Magnify Money; Founder of Tracie: PennyPinchinMom.com; Personal Finance Expert and Columnist at Cameron Huddleston: GoBankingRates.com; Rod Griffin: Director of Public Education at Experian; and Social Media Specialist at Experian. Christina Roman: Questions We Discussed:
Q1: Let’s take a trip down memory lane. What were your favorite summer activities as a child?
Q2: How do you plan and create a budget for summer fun for the family and kids?
Q3: How can you involve your kids in the summer budgeting process?
Q4: What are your favorite frugal tips for keeping kids entertained during the summer?
Q5: What are some free local activities you might be able to take advantage of this summer?
Q6: How can parents save on summer camps?
Q7: How can parents save on summer sports?
Q8: What are some inexpensive ways families can get outside and explore the great outdoors?
Q9: What programs can low income families turn to for help with summer day care or entertainment?
Q10: Any final tips for fun and frugal activities for kids and families?
10 Budget-Friendly Summer Activities for Families
1. Go for a hike.
2. Go for a bike ride.
3. Have a family game day.
4. Have a family movie night.
5. Visit your local library.
6. Camp out in your backyard.
7. Have an arts and crafts day.
8. Take up a new hobby.
9. Dine where kids eat free.
10. Go to a free museum. View the conversation via
Fun & Frugal Summer Activities for Kids via Experian
30+ Fun Summer Activities for Families That Won’t Break the Bank– via Woman’s Day
38 Free of Cheap Summer Activities for Kids via The Balance
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