The Best Deals for Kids During Summer 2013

A Summer of Savings

NEW YORK (MainStreet)—Ah, summer vacation. For kids, it's a time of pure freedom and fun, but for cost-conscious parents, it can mean scrambling to find creative ways to entertain your kids without going broke. Luckily, whether your kids enjoy crafts, sports, reading, or all of the above, there are a variety of great deals offered for youngsters in the coming months that can help you save big. "Keeping your kids busy this summer doesn't have to cost a lot or anything at all," says Erin Huffstetler, who writes the Frugal Living Guide for About.com. "Fill your days with free or cheap fun and save your money for something else." Read on for our favorite freebies and discounts for kids during summer 2013.