7 Things To Do In August With Kids

Plus your free August calendar printable from Macaroni KID!

July 15, 2022

Where is this summer going? It's hard to believe it's August already. We've rounded up a list of 7 things you can do in August with your kids to make the most of the month!

1. Spend time with your neighbors

National Night Out, Aug. 2, is all about COMMUNITY! Get out there and meet your local neighbors at one of many great National Night Out events. See a list of events here! 

2. Sneak some zucchini onto your neighbor’s porch

Did you know there's actually a "holiday" for this? Yep, Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor’s Porch Day is Aug. 8. Celebrate by ... well you know what to do. 

Don't miss our FREE printable August calendar to hang on your fridge to fill with family fun:

3. Read a book

There's never a bad time to pick up a book, but if you're looking for an excuse, National Book Lovers Day is Aug. 9. Better yet, take your kids to find a new read

4. Go thrifting!

National Thrift Shop Day is Aug. 17. Stock up on school clothes and get something fun for yourself, all while supporting the locally owned Thift stores.

5. Feast on a sandwich

It's National Sandwich Month and, in our opinion, there's nowhere better to get a sandwich than in some local spots around town.  Definitely reason to celebrate!

6. Ride a roller coaster

Kids never say no to a visit toa local amusement park like Adventureland! Surprise them with a trip to celebrate National Roller Coaster Day Aug. 16.

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7. Go geocaching!

Kids love the thrill of the treasure hunt, and you'll love that it's a chance to explore the outdoors with you around town kids on Aug. 20, National Geocaching Day. Geocaching is simple with a smartphone!