45 Fun Ideas for Kids' Summer Bucket List

45 Fun Ideas for Kids' Summer Bucket List


Summer means fun! It’s the perfect time for your kids to learn (and grow their brains), explore, and try new things.

Have your kids create My Big Life Summer Board and dream up everything they want to do! For ideas, use the 45 ideas for My Big Life Summer which includes activities for all ages, such as:

    45 Ideas for Kid's Summer Bucket List

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      1. Create My Big Life Summer Board
      2. Have a dance party
      3. Attend summer reading programs at library
      4. Play water balloons
      5. Do a random act of kindness
      6. Make mud kitchens
      7. Go canoeing
      8. Go on a nature walk
      9. Chase fireflies
      10. Stargaze at night
      11. Learn to ride a bicycle
      12. Attend a children’s theater production
      13. Hold a rock painting party and hide them around your neighborhood
      14. Run a lemonade stand
      15. Have a movie night
      16. Plant vegetables
      17. Visit a museum
      18. Create a comic strip
      19. Learn to swim
      20. Write a poem
      21. Listen to all Big Life Kids podcast episodes
      22. Write a book
      23. Learn to cook
      24. Explore local parks
      25. Go Kayaking or paddle boarding
      26. Have a nature scavenger hunt
      27. Write a letter
      28. Decorate your bedroom
      29. Build a fairy garden
      30. Go to an amusement park
      31. Go bowling
      32. Make affirmation bracelets
      33. Start learning a new language
      34. Make homemade popsicles
      35. Tie dye  shirts
      36. Play a new board or card game
      37. Volunteer as a family
      38. Do a science experiment
      39. Go to a farmer’s market
      40. Fly a kit
      41. Go camping
      42. Create a recipe
      43. Make a campfire
      44. Try a new fruit or vegetable
      45. Finish Big Life Journal

      One thought on “45 Fun Ideas for Kids' Summer Bucket List

      1. avatar Melissa says:

        I love this idea!! Great suggestions for summer activities. My only observation is about 10 of the ideas require money or transportation—resources most of my students don’t have.

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