100 Stay-cation activities to do with your kids this summer!

What do you do to keep your kiddos busy during the summer? With charles’ work schedule, we don’t get to travel as much as we’d like. So we do lots of “stay-cation” activities. The girls and I set down tonight, and after a little prompting from reading others’ summer bucket lists, we made our own list of 100 things we want to do this summer!

  1. Go camping
  2. Go hiking
  3. Go to splash pad
  4. Go to water park
  5. Get ice cream from ice cream truck
  6. Make home made ice cream
  7. Make S’mores
  8. Fly a kite
  9. Have a water balloon fight
  10. Go star gazing
  11. Have a silly string fight
  12. Go bowling
  13. Play laser tag
  14. Have game night on back patio
  15. Dance in the rain
  16. Go to the zoo
  17. Catch lightening bugs
  18. Blow bubbles
  19. Play frisbee.
  20. Cover the entire driveway with chalk drawings.
  21. Cook dinner over a fire pit.
  22. Go fishing.
  23. Go to a drive-in movie.
  24. Have a picnic
  25. Pick strawberries.
  26. Wash a car.
  27. Visit a museum.
  28. Watch butterflies.
  29. Watch the sunset.
  30. Make shapes out of clouds.
  31. Go on a scavenger hunt.
  32. Have a tea party.
  33. Write to a pen pal.
  34. Watch fireworks.
  35. Get your face painted.
  36. Go to the library.
  37. Play in a creek.
  38. Finger paint.
  39. Jump rope.
  40. Paint rocks.
  41. Play hide n seek.
  42. Make paper air planes.
  43. Play charades.
  44. Make a water blob.
  45. Bake cookies.
  46. Go to the farmers market.
  47. Go to a baseball game.
  48. Find a rainbow.
  49. Play kickball
  50. Go night swimming.
  51. Bake treats for neighbors.
  52. Visit the pet shelter.
  53. Make root beer floats.
  54. Make a bird feeder.
  55. Have ice cream for a meal.
  56. Go to the park.
  57. Jump rope.
  58. Hula hoop.
  59. Learn to ride a bike.
  60. Build a blanket fort.
  61. Go to the aquarium.
  62. Go putt-putt.
  63. Have a sleepover.
  64. Make an origami flower.
  65. Blow bubbles.
  66. Play twister.
  67. Have a magic show.
  68. Make and have a puppet show.
  69. Stay in pajamas all day.
  70. Tie-dye shirts.
  71. Go puddle jumping.
  72. Learn to skip rocks.
  73. Read 10 books.
  74. Visit a nursing home.
  75. Clean up trash at the park.
  76. Take a craft class
  77. Eat breakfast for dinner.
  78. Make friendship bracelets.
  79. Make fresh squeezed lemonade.
  80. Eat watermelon.
  81. Play with sparklers.
  82. Go bird watching.
  83. Play in a creek
  84. Do a puzzle.
  85. Make a tie blanket.
  86. Have a spa day.
  87. Take a Home Depot kids work shop
  88. Play I spy
  89. Tell ghost stories with a flashlight.
  90. Try a foreign food
  91. Learn to sew
  92. Identify 5 stars
  93. Go window shopping.
  94. Order from a food truck.
  95. Go roller skating.
  96. Make boats that will float from recycled items.
  97. Visit a fire station.
  98. Visit candy store.
  99. Make dinner for a neighbor.
  100. Visit a flea market

What is on your family’s bucket list this summer?

2 thoughts on “100 Stay-cation activities to do with your kids this summer!

  1. This is such a fun list! I need to print it out and have my kids choose different things for us to do this summer!

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