51 Things to Do Before You Turn 10

Why wait until you’re old to have a bucket list? Kids love working though lists of activities and ticking them off – gives them a great sense of achievement and something to strive for. So here are 51 things to do before you turn 10. Print it off so they can tick them off as they go.

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things to do before you turn 10

  1. Learn to knit
  2. Learn to cook – the basics like boiling an egg
  3. Make your own bed…..properly
  4. Have a penpal in a few random countries
  5. Learn to code
  6. Make a stop motion movie
  7. Do a random act of kindness
  8. Learn to crochet
  9. Dye or cut your hair for charity
  10. Grow something edible from seeds
  11. Build a treehouse
  12. Run around in the rain
  13. Fly a kite
  14. Roll down a big hill
  15. Make a daisy chain
  16. Find a geocache
  17. Read a classic book
  18. Write and post a letter
  19. Go on a walk at night with a torch
  20. Catch a falling autumn leaf
  21. Taste a snowflake on your tongue
  22. Make snow angels
  23. Play conkers
  24. Learn numbers 1-10 in a few languages
  25. Learn to play a musical instrument
  26. Make perfume in the garden with flowers and herbs
  27. Go pond dipping
  28. Make a bow and arrow
  29. Learn how to work the washing machine
  30. Go camping in your back garden
  31. Try a new food you’ve never tried before
  32. Watch bats flying at dusk
  33. Bake a cake
  34. Hold an animal
  35. Visit an old person
  36. Learn to ride a bike
  37. See the sun come up
  38. Lie on your back and watch clouds
  39. Take a photograph with a proper camera (not a phone)
  40. Learn a magic trick
  41. Learn which birds are which by looking at them
  42. Toast marshmallows
  43. Go to the theatre
  44. Learn how to dance (Irish/Ballet/Waltz)
  45. Have an adventure
  46. Interview a grandparent aboout what it was like being a kid in the olden days
  47. Write a story or poem
  48. Make icecream
  49. Save up for something big
  50. Know where milk comes from really
  51. See a calf/lamb/foal being born

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Over to you now! What’s on your 10 year old’s bucket list? Tell us in the comments below.


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