The end of school year activities can be such a fun time to celebrate with your children.  You can use many of these ideas for the first day of school or tweak it to work with almost any holiday or just for fun with the kiddos. Enjoy!

End of School Year Activities

1.  Last Day of School Art Gallery - On the night before the last day of school, while the kids were sleeping, I got this last day of school art gallery ready. 2. Schools Out for Summer Breakfast - Make fun animal and shape pancakes to celebrate the last day of school. 3.  Hang a Summer Banner - Make a fun banner to hang in your home or your backyard to mark the first day of summer. 4.  Last Day of School dinner party - Here are several cool ideas on how to make food that represents what grade your child is going to next.

Last Day of School - First Day of Summer Traditions

5.  Last Day of School countdown and surprise - Make this easy advent to count down the last day of school. 6.  Shaving Cream Party - Having a shaving cream party is such a memorable activity to celebrate the end of the school year. 7.  Write school's out on your car or child's mirror - You can write "schools out" anywhere in the house as a memorable way to mark the end of the school year. 8.  More last day of school & welcome to summer traditions - Here are several more creative ways to celerbate the last day of school.

Graduation Celebration Ideas

9.  Free Printable Cupcake Toppers and Wrappers - I just love easy printables! 10.  Graduation Gift Idea - This is a beautiful paper craft purse and notebook. 11.  Easy way to hang school pix for a grad party - Consider using a yearly photo banner as decor for a graduation celebration. 12. Make an easy graduation cap - Here's an tutorial on how to make an easy graduation cap.

Fun Summer Tips and Tutorials

13.  100 free things to do with your kids this summer - Looking to keep your kids busy this summer?  Here are 100 free activities and art and crafts for kids. 14.  Swim Bag and Matching Towel Tutorial - If  you're itching to make something cool, here is a tutorial on how to make a swim bag and matching towel. 15.  Summer Baby sunblock Tutorial - There is a right and wrong way to apply sunblock on babies.  Protect them properly this summer. 16.  Games with sidewalk chalk - Sidewalk chalk can be an easy way to keep the kids busy.

Traveling with Kids Tips & Road Trip Ideas

17.  Mary Poppins bag for car trips - Road trip activities to keep your kids busy in the car. 18.  Game Clipboard - A fun kid craft for summer vacation. 19.  Road trip pillow case tutorial - How to make a pillow case. 20.  Travel Sippy Cup holder tutorial - Don't loose your sippy cup in the car again. :) If you'd like these ideas and tutorials, you'll love what I feature every day. Subscribe to Tip Junkie and get the most creative ideas sent to you via e-mail. It's easy!
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