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Summer Drinks for Families Semrushtools

As the weather warms up and summer continues, staying cool and hydrated is more important than ever. Making summer drinks is a fun way to try out new recipes, explore new flavors, and have fun together as a family. Staying properly hydrated can help keep your body temperature regulated, support a healthy immune system, and may even ensure you sleep better at night so you feel better throughout the day.

Summer Drinks for Families

While water is excellent for hydration, adding fresh fruit and other ingredients for summer drinks makes it fun. Making drinks for kids it’s a fun and easy way to try something new while staying nicely hydrated too. You’ll also save a lot of money when you make your own homemade drinks. From mocktail recipes to slushies, check out these amazing recipes for summer drinks to make at home that the entire family will enjoy.

Healthy Green Hydration Drink

Green Drink

Peach and Honey Cooler

Peach Cooler

Combine the honey, ½ cup warm water, and lime juice in a small saucepan on low heat. Mix the ingredients, making sure that the water doesn’t boil, then remove the saucepan from the heat. Muddle the basil in a tall glass or a cocktail shaker, then add the sparkling water. Add 1 ½ ounce of the honey-lime syrup and a few peach slices, then shake everything together to combine. Pour the drink over ice, and garnish it with a fresh piece of lime and a peach slice.

Fruity Watermelon and Blueberry Mocktail

Watermelon Mocktail

Simmer the water and sugar in a small saucepan. Stir together over medium heat until all of the sugar is completely dissolved (about one minute). Let the sugar syrup cool. Puree the watermelon in a blender until smooth, then strain the juice over a bowl using a fine-mesh strainer – you can discard the pulp. Combine the sugar syrup with lime juice, mint leaves, and fresh blueberries. Lightly muddle the blueberries and mint with a wooden spoon, then add the watermelon juice to a large pitcher. Refrigerate everything for about two hours until chilled, then serve and enjoy over ice with the mint sprigs as a garnish.

Watermelon Cooler

Watermelon Cooler

This is sure to become one of your children’s favorite slush recipes. If they’re not a fan of watermelon, you can easily replace it with another type of fruit. It’s one of many great hydration drinks since watermelon can replenish lost electrolytes to keep you hydrated. All you will need is:

Simply toss your ingredients into the blender on high until everything reaches that perfect summer slush consistency, and then serve it with a colorful straw. Add another small chunk of watermelon as a fun garnish if you choose.

Delicious and Fun Whole Fruit Slushies


This recipe is a great way to get the kids involved since they can pick out their favorite fruits. It’s easy to make, delicious, and is chock-full of healthy and hydrating ingredients that feature nutrients like fiber, vitamin C, and potassium. Have some fun mixing different fruits, and let your kids choose their favorite combinations. Some of the best fruits to try include:

Add your desired amount of fruit to a blender with some ice cubes, then blend everything on high until it reaches that perfect slush consistency. You can also add a tiny bit of honey to make it sweeter, but it’s important to note that many fruits are already naturally sweet, so you may not need the honey. If you don’t have fresh fruit on hand, various frozen fruits will do just fine, too.

Pineapple Coconut Slush for Kids

Coconut Slush for Kids

Kids and adults alike will love this summer slushie. Packed with healthy ingredients, it’s a fun drink that the kids can make together at home. This non-alcoholic summer drink is also a perfect dessert for summertime dinner parties and backyard barbecues. To make the drink, you will need the following ingredients to get started:

Place the ingredients in a blender and mix at high speed until smooth. If necessary, add more coconut water to thin out the slushy, more pineapple (or ice) to thicken, or more honey (if using) to sweeten the mixture. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Summer Drink

Whether you’re making fabulous mocktails or slushies for the kids, try making these healthy and hydrating summer drinks at home. These recipes are a great starting point, but feel free to mix and match some more varieties of your favorite fruits or try experimenting with a few different ingredients. A cold drink with fresh ingredients isn’t just healthy and hydrating – it’s also a great way to enjoy a delicious beverage all summer long.



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