Ah, the tween years! The magical limbo period in your kids' lives where they're too old for and totally uninterested in events geared toward children but not even close to being old enough or mature enough to hit up teen-centric events. As any parent knows all too well, the Summer months can be brutal in the boredom category — and the tween years can be especially challenging.
While you're probably already completely used to all the grunts and groans that are mumbled in your direction from your 9- to 12-year-old, we have good news: there are some activities you can do with them that they may genuinely enjoy. Don't believe us? Scroll through to check out some of our favorite ideas, and don't forget to bookmark them all.