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Refreshing summer mocktails for kids

Amy is a stay-at-home mommy to her 1-year-old daughter, Hailey Mae. She is a lover of all things domestic and blogs about her cooking, crafting, and parenting adventures on her personal blog, The Artful Blogger.

Fun drinks for everyone

School is out and summer is on the way! Libations are flowing across the country as people spend time outside, relaxing and enjoying the warm weather. Grown-ups will cool off with fun summer cocktails, but don't leave the kids out of the festive drink fun! Make up some refreshing mocktails for them to enjoy!

Fun drinks for everyone

Sweet Shirley Temple recipe

Yields 1 drink


  • 1 ounce grenadine
  • 2 ounces cranberry juice
  • Clear soda (7UP or Sierra Mist)
  • Maraschino cherries


  1. Pour the grenadine and the cranberry juice in a glass with ice. Top with clear soda and garnish with maraschino cherries, if desired.

Fun drinks for everyoneCherry orange sunrise recipe

Yields 1 drink


  • 1-1/2 ounces grenadine
  • Orange soda
  • Orange slices or wedges


  1. Pour the grenadine in the bottom of the glass, top with ice. Pour orance soda over the top of the ice. Garnish with a slice of orange.

Fun drinks for everyoneSparkling strawberry lemonade recipe

Makes 1 drink


  • 4 ounces ginger ale
  • 4 ounces fresh lemonade
  • 3 medium strawberries


  1. Remove the tops of two of the strawberries, finely chop them and set them aside.
  2. Combine ginger ale and fresh lemonade in a glass with ice. Top with chopped strawberries.
  3. Garnish the rim of the glass with the remaining strawberry and serve.

More delicious drink recipes to try

Summer layered drink recipes
Flavored simple syrup recipes
Delicious low-sugar drinks for kids

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