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16 Ways for Kids to Preserve Summer Memories

Road trip? Day at the beach? Lemonade stand? Easy-to-use apps help kids keep summer memories alive.

This summer, we're all about digital creativity. With vacation, camp, and lazy summer days ahead, it's the perfect time for kids to preserve their memories. We rounded up 16 digital tools -- including online journals, video diaries, and photo-sharing sites -- that take scrapbooking way beyond paper and glue.

See a few highlights from the list of 16 below -- and visit our Digital Fun for Creative Kids guide for more than 100 apps, games, and websites for endless summer fun. 

Book Creator for iPad
With this simple app, kids of all ages can use multimedia elements to tell a story and make a book.

Photo 365 - Remember Your Year One Photo at a Time
This wonderful tool will encourage kids to take a photo a day to build memories and create a visual scrapbook.

Skrappy - Scrapbook & Photo Album for Digital Scrapbooking
This app allows kids to add music, video, and audio recordings to their memory collections -- and then share them!
 

What are some of your family's favorite scrapbooking tools and tips?

Angela Zimmerman
As manager of editorial partnerships, Angela is responsible for packaging and distributing articles and reviews to Common Sense's many content partners, helping people far and wide access advice and information around tech, entertainment, parenting, and everything in between. Angela's background is in music journalism and digital media. Prior to Common Sense, she was the editor-in-chief of the digital incarnation of Crawdaddy! Magazine, the first magazine of rock journalism in the US, and worked as a writer, editor, music researcher, and product supervisor for Wolfgang's Vault, a massive multimedia archive of music and rock memorabilia. When she's not watching episodes of Freaks and Geeks or Homeland, Angela is enjoying live music or happily outdoors in nature. Though she's an East Coaster at heart, born and raised, she currently lives in the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco. Google+