Summer Freebies for Kids: Books, Food, Movies and More

Posted on 06/02/2014

Summer is stocked full of kid-friendly freebies. Make it your job to live it up on someone else's dime this summer. Don't let boredom set in because even if you're on a budget (and who isn't?) there are plenty of freebies to take advantage of.

Free Summer Movies
Lots of theaters offer cheap movie tickets for kiddos during the summer months and a few are even completely free. Bow-Tie Cinemas holds the Free Kids Summer Film Series, REI Cinemas offers a Free Summer Movie Series and Cobb Theaters also presents a weekly free movie. Usually the films are shown in the morning on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Free Classes
Keep your kids learning all summer long with the help of free classes. Visit to sign up for a free Summer Math Program, a value of $39.95. Apple retail stores are also offering free classes to teach kids how to make movie magic.

Free Food for Kids
Want to treat the kiddos to dinner at a real restaurant this summer? Choose one where they eat for free with the help of Chains like Brixx, TGI Fridays and Applebee's all offer free kids meals with the purchase of an adult entree. Times and days vary.

Free Activities
Register your kids at and they'll receive two free games of bowling every single day, all summer long. That's a value of over $500 per child. Are your little ones more into skating? They can sign up to do that free this summer as well at

Free Books
There are several summer reading programs that reward kids with free books. When kids read any eight books and record them in the printable reading journal at they can earn a free book. Pottery Barn Kids offers a similar program where kids who continue to read all summer long are rewarded with a free book and a chance to win a backpack full of books.

By Alison Storm

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