Follow

The Mid-South's Premier Parenting Resource

butterfly in girls hand
How to Keep Kids NOT Bored in Memphis This Summer

Avoid the awful whines of, "I'm bored!" and replace them with the laughter of fun this summer! We've teamed up with independently owned Knowledge Tree to get the scoop on the best ways to beat boredom this summer in order to make summertime motherhood just a *tad* easier for you.

memphis moms blog kids art
Kids tired of doing the same old same old painting projects? Then be the "cool" mom this summer with these awesome options that you've probably never even heard of!

Stay cool in the air-conditioning:

Sometimes, it's just too hot to be outside, am I right? But if your kids are anything like mine, they quickly go a little stir crazy in the house. These fun toys and activities are great for when you need something to entertain your kids inside!

  • Fire Truck Tent
  • Let's Explore Campfire
  • Let's Explore Fishing
  • Koosh Hoops
  • Fold + Go Trampoline
  • Millefiori - Sticker Mosaic Collage
  • DIY Puzzle

knowledge treeGet some fresh air:

Getting your kids outside everyday is important to their health and well-being, we all know that. But over the summer, it's easy to run out of new things to do with your kids outside. You've checked out all the playgrounds, you've played at all the splash pads, or you just need to stick closer to home. Well these are exactly what you need!

  • Inflatable Easel
  • WOWmazing Bubble Kits
  • Sky Spinner
  • Spring Shot
  • Pogo Jumper

On top of just these recommendations, Knowledge Tree also carries outdoor classics such as jump ropes, basketballs, footballs, soccer balls, and even playground kick balls. Beanbag toss anyone? They have that, too! With all of this, there's no way your kids will be bored!

knowledge treeGrow your mind:

Worried about the dreaded summer slide? These are fun for your kids to work on over the summer so they're ready to roll as soon as school starts back!

  • Summer Bridge Books
  • Disney Learning Books
  • Butterfly Garden
  • Ladybug Land

knowledge tree

 

To purchase any of these items, head to any of their locations OR we encourage you to shop online using their curbside pickup options. Click here for how.

knowledge tree

More Great Articles


{MMB Thankful Series} :: When Turning Out the Lights Isn’t Enough
Throughout the month of November and in preparation for Thanksgiving, we are sharing the things that we are thankful for as mothers. We're calling this our "Thankful Series." Our contributor Amanda Parks is mother to 9-month-old Madison, and has several things she just couldn't live without as a first-time mom. As a new mother, I'm […]
It’s Time :: Moms, Let’s Do Better
I have a serious question. (This rarely happens. *wink*) When did it become okay to be late? Maybe I’m old-school or am just imagining it (I’m not.), but it seems these days it’s becoming more and more typical for people to casually stroll into meetings 10-15 minutes late, blow off dinner plans for an hour […]
Veterans Day and Our Kids
My first memories of celebrating Veterans Day are from elementary school. In my tiny hometown of Bruceton, TN, we had an awesome celebration each year to honor veterans in the area. Since our school had kindergarten through 12th grade in the same building, the entire school attended the program. I have such fond memories of the Veterans of […]

ABOUT US


Memphis Moms is the Mid-South's premier parenting resource.

Encouraging + Equipping + Empowering moms

We strive to build community by connecting area families to relevant resources, local businesses, digital guides, can’t-miss happenings, and most of all — each other!

FOLLOW US


We're thankful for stores like Knowledge Tree, who truly want to offer things that families need and enjoy!