As the warm sunsets of summer approach their end, it’s time to seize the remaining days and make unforgettable memories with your preschooler. Bright & Early understands the importance of early childhood development and enrichment. Here are some exciting activities you can enjoy together, making the most of the final moments of summer while fostering your child’s growth and curiosity.

  1. Have a Backyard Camping Adventure:

Transform your backyard into a magical campsite and embark on an adventure with your little one. Set up a tent, roast marshmallows, tell stories, and stargaze together. This imaginative experience will nurture their creativity, encourage storytelling, and create lasting memories of the great outdoors.

  1. Explore Nature:

Take advantage of the pleasant weather and explore the wonders of nature with your preschooler. Visit local parks, nature trails, or botanical gardens. Engage their senses by observing different plants, insects, and animals. Encourage them to ask questions and foster their curiosity about the natural world around them.

  1. Arts and Crafts:

Unleash your child’s creativity by engaging in arts and crafts activities. Gather colorful paper, paints, brushes, and various craft materials. Create masterpieces together, whether finger painting, collage-making, or handprint crafts. These activities enhance fine motor skills and encourage self-expression and imagination.

  1. Host a Teddy Bear Picnic:

Bright & Early knows the importance of social interactions and playtime. Organize a teddy bear picnic in your backyard or local park. Encourage your preschooler to invite their favorite stuffed animals, dolls, or action figures. Pack a picnic basket with delicious treats, sandwiches, and fruits. This delightful event promotes social skills and imaginative play, enhancing their understanding of hosting and sharing.

  1. Splash in the Water:

Make a splash with water play activities! Whether setting up a small inflatable pool, playing with water toys in the backyard, or visiting a local splash pad, water play is a fantastic way to beat the summer heat. It enhances motor skills, sensory development and provides endless fun and laughter.

  1. Visit a Local Farm:

Bright & Early believes in hands-on learning experiences. Take a trip to a local farm or petting zoo and introduce your preschooler to different animals and farm life. They can feed farm animals, learn about the growth of crops, and even pick their fruits or vegetables. This immersive experience fosters a deeper understanding of the natural world, teaches responsibility, and enhances their knowledge of farm-to-table concepts.


As the summer season draws to a close, make the most of the remaining days by engaging in these fun and enriching activities with your preschooler. Bright & Early encourages hands-on learning, imaginative play, and fostering a love for exploration and discovery. Incorporating these activities into your summer routine can create treasured memories while supporting your child’s development. Embrace the joys of this season and create a summer that your preschooler will remember for years to come.