Memorial Weekend with Kids

May 26, 2017

Family, fun and food. It’s time to celebrate Memorial Day and the unofficial kickoff to summer. Here’s some of our favorite ideas to help make your long weekend extra great!

yummy food

Cookie Cutter Finger Food

Memorial Day kid-friendly ideas
Cut-out Flower Sandwiches
Memorial Day kid-friendly ideas
Berry Salad


Everything is more enjoyable when you use a cookie cutter! Little fingers can grab cut-fruit and flower sandwiches with ease.

Red, White and Blue

Memorial Day kid-friendly ideas
Licorice Straws Too

Appealing to all and patriotic to boot! Try this kid-friendly, lip-smacking punch from Mom Endeavors

Firework Hot Dogs

Memorial Day kid-friendly ideas

These hot dogs get extra-special treatment when you spear them on a stick, wrap in crescent roll dough and top with a star-cut cheese slice. Your kiddos will go star-spangled silly with delight.

picnic hacks

Outdoor Oasis

Memorial Day kid-friendly ideas
Hula Hoop Retreat

Build a place to relax and play with everyday items like hula hoops, old sheets, foam play mat tiles, pillows and blankets. It’s an outside family fort of awesome!

Sunscreen Station

Memorial Day kid-friendly ideas
Good Idea!

All you need is a plant hook and bucket and your set to remain sunburn and bug-free all-day long. Don’t forget to reapply frequently throughout the day. Snack time is the perfect time to track down your busy bees for another application.

Light Up the Night

Memorial Day kid-friendly ideas
Glow in the Dark

So simple! All it takes are some balloons and glow sticks to keep the family fun going.

bring the fun

Family Selfie Spot

Memorial Day kid-friendly ideas
Get Ready for Your Close-up

Hang a big frame from a tree to create the perfect place for your outdoor, Memorial Day photo op!

Bubble Fun

Memorial Day kid-friendly ideas
Fun in the Sun

Start with this mega-bubble recipe: 5-gallons of water and 10-cups of a gentle dish washing liquid. Pour into a kiddie pool and let the giggles begin. Add a hula hoop–and your barefoot little one to the pool–while an older child or adult creates the giant bubbles.

Summer Style

Memorial Day kid-friendly ideas
Fresh New Summer ‘Do at Snip-its

Don’t forget the fresh summer ‘do from Snip-its! Stop in this weekend before the celebration begins to clean-up and cool-down your little one’s summer hairstyle.

Have a safe and happy holiday!