100 of the Sparkliest Summer Bucket List Ideas for Kids

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summer bucket list ideas for kids

If your house is anything like ours, you’re probably not long into the summer holidays (first morning even!) when your child asks “What are we doing today?”. Coming up with ideas for all 60 odd days of the holidays can be a challenge! So, just for you, here are 100 of the sparkliest summer bucket list ideas for kids to print out and work through. 

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We have put together this list of 100 fun ideas for kids to work their way through this summer. You can print our free download version and they can tick off as they complete things.

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Summer Bucket List Ideas for Kids

Summer bucket list ideasYou can download your free Summer Bucket List, print it off and enjoy planning fun things to do with your child and get them to tick them off as you work your way through the list.

  1. Take a book out of the library
  2. Go for a walk in a forest or park
  3. Make cookies
  4. Paddle in the sea
  5. Make a volcano in the sink
  6. Watch old cartoons on Youtube
  7. Jump on the trampoline 300 times
  8. Have a picnic (in the living room if rainy!)
  9. Do a treasure hunt
  10. Take a dog for a walk
  11. Build a sandcastle
  12. Make a den with the couch cushions
  13. Design your own comic book
  14. Make playdough
  15. Go on a scavenger hunt
  16. Learn some new jokes
  17. Sleep overnight in a tent
  18. Search for shells on the beach
  19. Read 5 new books
  20. Blow bubbles in the garden
  21. Plant some seeds
  22. Design paper airplanes
  23. Play a game of football
  24. Look at the stars
  25. Teach the dog a new trick
  26. Build an amazing LEGO Creation
  27. Listen to a podcast
  28. Learn to hula hoop
  29. Build a bug hotel
  30. Run down a big hill
  31. Fly a kite
  32. Do some cloud watching
  33. Bake and decorate cupcakes
  34. Make a time capsule
  35. Make pancakes
  36. Paint a wall or fence
  37. Do chalk drawings on the pavement
  38. Learn a magic trick
  39. Skim stones at the beach
  40. Make homemade pizza
  41. Have a treat at a cafe
  42. Learn to juggle
  43. Make some music
  44. Climb a tree
  45. Play a game of cards
  46. Write and perform a short play
  47. Make Oobleck or Slime
  48. Draw or paint a picture
  49. Make a friendship bracelet
  50. Play a board game
  51. Go on a bug hunt (catch a firefly or two!)
  52. Learn how to count to 10 in French
  53. Go for a cycle or a scoot
  54. Visit a family member
  55. Go fishing
  56. Have a family game night
  57. Make a jumping frog
  58. Make ice cream sundaes
  59. Have a water fight
  60. Make a daisy chain
  61. Write a letter to someone and post it
  62. Make salt dough ornaments
  63. Make a paper fortune teller
  64. Make a summer scrapbook
  65. Paint a summer picture
  66. Make a stop motion video
  67. Make a home cinema including tickets and popcorn
  68. Go swimming
  69. Learn a new card trick
  70. Write a story
  71. Design a fairy garden
  72. Do a jigsaw puzzle
  73. Set up a lemonade stand
  74. Visit the Zoo
  75. Play a ball game
  76. Take a road trip
  77. Make smoothies
  78. Try yoga
  79. Build a marshmallow catapult
  80. Help cook dinner
  81. Bake a cake
  82. Learn to knit
  83. Write a new pop song
  84. Tidy your room
  85. Play frisbee
  86. Camp in the backyard
  87. Do a summer science experiment
  88. Make s’mores
  89. Play hopscotch
  90. Try a new hobby
  91. Make a marble run
  92. Take a day trip to a museum
  93. Plant sunflowers
  94. Paint rocks
  95. Do a random act of kindness
  96. Make waffles
  97. Build a card house
  98. Have a disco
  99. Watch the sunrise
  100. Play Paper, Scissors & Stone

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