The Real Deal: How to keep your kids busy this summer for pennies

Another great idea to keep them busy is fill a bucket of soapy water and sponges and have them wash the toys.

News 12 Staff

Jul 31, 2023, 12:14 PM

Updated 359 days ago

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Entertaining your kids this summer can get pricey. Camp, buying toys and a trip to the beach adds up.
News 12’s Consumer Reporter Janice Lieberman has The Real Deal on how you can keep them happy and busy for pennies.
You could spend a lot of money at theme parks to keep your kids happy, but you don’t have to. News 12 asked Lindsey Peers at the Craft Studio for ideas that will cost you pennies.

Here are some ways to entertain the kids:  

  • DIY water pouch 
  • Whip cream pie game  
  • Sponge necklace   
  • Ice treasure hunt  
  • Water bottles soap and sock bubbles
Another great idea to keep them busy is fill a bucket of soapy water and sponges and have them wash the toys.  


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