Looking for ways to help the kids beat the heat this summer?
Keep the kids busy and cool with these fun ways to play with ice.
You may also enjoy these other backyard summer activities for kids.
These ways for kids to play with ice are perfect for summer.
You may also want to check out these water play ideas.
Fun Ways for Kids to Play with Ice
Have a dinosaur fan? Set up this simple icy dino dig!
With a few plastic sea animals you can set up this fun frozen ocean animals rescue.
This ice excavation combines learning with a tasty treat!
Grab your penguins and have fun with this ice sensory play that is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers.
These rainbow ice balls make a colorful sensory bin, or toss a few in the kiddie pool for some added fun!
Toddlers will love playing with water and colored ice.
Make your own ice boats and have a race!
Get messy while staying cool with this goop and ice sensory activity.
Decorate the driveway with beautiful ice chalk!
Try this colored ice painting activity and watch what happens as colors swirl and blend together.
For even brighter colors, paint with frozen poster paints!
Make and paint your own frozen rocks; these were done in the winter, but you could also make them in the freezer.
Science Activities with Ice
Mix a little science into your fun and go fishing for ice!
How about a little fizz action? These ice volcanoes are a fun twist to an old favorite.
Impress the kids and turn water into ice with the touch of a finger!
Or, try freezing different liquids and seeing how they differ as ice.
Frozen-Inspired Ice Activities
Have fun with this “Melt a Frozen Heart” activity!
This Frozen-inspired sensory play adds a touch of glitter to the frozen fun.
Create your very own Olaf sensory bin.
And this Frozen fractals ice sculpture activity looks like fun for kids of all ages.
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Thanks for linking up our Melt a Froze Heart post.. Can’t wait to check out some of these other great posts to cool off for summer!
Love that activity! It is always fun to freeze things in ice, but to tie it into a favorite Disney movie? Awesome!
Great ideas! I will be sharing this and bookmarking it for our hot summer days.
Thanks for sharing it!
We plan to be using quite a few of these this summer!
Visiting from Mom’s Library, what a great list of ice ideas for summer. Definitely pinning and sharing.
Thanks so much for stopping by and pinning!
Stay cool this summer!