Ah, sweet summertime!
The kids are out of school and hitting the streets for months of sunshine and fun.
But the days of running through the neighborhoods with friends until the street lamps come on is quickly slipping by; kids today are looking for newer, more expensive ways to enjoy their summer break.
From pricey vacations to buying the latest video games to camp out in the living room with, summer tends to bring even higher demand for spending than the rest of the year.
Luckily, there are tons of ways to keep the kids happy without breaking the bank.