15 Ways to Beat the Heat Wave with Kids

Here in LA, it’s been a LONG heat wave kind of summer. And what did we do to beat the heat wave?! All kinds of things…

Beating the Heat Wave

Played with water balloons, water balloons and water balloons!

Beating the Heat Wave

Buried our hands in colorful, cool rice.

Beating the Heat Wave

Hugged trees like a Koala.

(Did you know Koala’s hug trees to cool themselves down?)

Beating the Heat Wave

Ate watermelons shaped like hearts on sticks.

Beating the Heat Wave

Played fun in the sun INDOORS.

Beating the Heat Wave

Dug for dinosaurs in the snow. Brushed off excess snow. Made dinosaur snow footprints.

(Yep, it’s just salt.)

Cheerio Birdfeeder

Shared our cereal with the birds.

Beating the Heat Wave

Decorated our windows.

Beating the Heat Wave

Used up all of daddy’s shaving cream. (Yep, he found out morning of, right when about to shave).

Beating the Heat Wave

Went nowhere other than the SWIMMING POOL!

Beating the Heat Wave

And the BEACH!

Beating the Heat Wave

Cut jeans into jean shorts. Made bead necklaces indoors.

Beating the Heat Wave

Took early evening strolls.

Beating the Heat Wave

Stayed under a parasol.

Beating the Heat Wave

Lay in shady hammocks.

Beating the Heat Wave

And last but not least, had a very own cool and refreshing lemonade stand.

What have you been doing to beat the heat this summer?!

Do tell.

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