Summer Bucket List
Here are some great idea’s to create or add to your kiddos summer bucket list. Now the boys and I will not be doing all but most of the things on this list for the summer.
~Have a build your own banana split night!
~Offer to plant flowers at a nursing home or church
~Play Frisbee together.
~Wash the car or the dog (or both!).
~Take a family bike ride.
~Play games with Glow Sticks!
~Plan a one day road trip!
~Make Snow Cones.
~Create ice sculptures with balloons.
~Press some wildflowers.
~Have a puppet show with homemade puppets.
~Make a boat and sail it in your tub, in a swimming pool, in a creek, or at a pond.
~Make homemade ice cream!
~Have a water balloon fight!
~Pick wildflowers and give the bouquet away to a neighbor, grandparent, or someone else who needs some cheer!
~Make homemade jam.
~Make sun prints.
~Hang a birdfeeder.
~Play at the park.
~Go camping in your driveway or back yard.
~Catch lightning bugs in a jar and read Fireflies
~Ride a carousel or a merry-go-round.
~Freeze some chocolate-dipped bananas.
~Plan a movie night!
~Have a teddy bear picnic! Invite friends and read The Teddy Bears’ Picnic
~Ride a horse, even if it’s just a homemade stick horse.
~Make some summer funny faces.
~Catch a caterpillar and keep it until it turns into a butterfly.
~Set up a lemonade stand; donate profits to a charity.
~Catch a raindrop in your mouth.
~Stay up late and go star gazing. Look for shooting stars!
~Serve strawberry shortcake for breakfast!
~Have a family game night.
~Invite another family to your house and host a water gun fight!
~Visit a local creek and catch crawdads.
~Dance in the rain!
~Go to an outdoor play or concert.
~Craft some friendship bracelets.
~Make homemade Lemon Shake Ups.
~Go to the movies!
~Build a birdhouse.
~Spend a day at the fair.
~Make a firefly jar! (So cool!) Read When Lightning Comes in a Jar.
~Try to read 100 books (every reader in the house can contribute!).
~Make ice boats.
~Visit a local Farmer’s Market and try something new.
~Watch a parade.
~Go out for a frozen treat!
~After a good rain, go mud-puddle splashing!
~Paint with ice cubes.
~Have a picnic in your backyard.
~Concoct some homemade popsicles!
~Make giant wands and blow bubbles
~Create a scavenger hunt for your kids, or let them create one for you!
~Roast hotdogs and S’mores over a fire.
~Have a Family Talent Show night!
~Craft some wind chimes.
~Go bird watching.
~Make homemade sidewalk chalk.
~Go to a small airport and watch the planes take off and land.
~Make sun tea punch.
~Play miniature golf.
~Lie on your back and watch the clouds go by, looking for animal shapes.
~Roll down a hill!
~Bake a fruit pizza, and eat it for dinner!
~Go to the zoo.
~Tie-dye T-shirts (outside!)
~Craft a garden stepping stone.
~Go on a hike and look for animal tracks.
~Build a worm farm.
~Make paper beads for stringing bracelets and necklaces.
~Construct an obstacle course in the backyard.
~Make mud pies.
~Plan a special day away to state park or museum.
~Have a wet sponge fight!
~Make a rain gauge to measure the rainfall.
~Build a fort!
~Drink root beer floats.
~Write a letter to a friend or grandparent.
~Visit a new festival.
~Start a family garden.
If you have any questions about any activities that I have listed please comment. You can find all activities on my favorite site which is Pinterest.