Monday, June 4, 2012

Summer Bucket List 2012

Little Wonders' Days

Since Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer, I wanted to share our summer bucket list with you. Each season we make a list of fun activities that we want to try and accomplish. Little Wonders' Days is hosting a summer bucket list party, and I had to join the fun for a second year! Here's our summer bucket list:
(italics have been completed)!
  1. Visit the aquarium
  2. Play Angry Birds water balloon style
  3. Make a homemade lava lamp
  4. Go berry picking
  5. Watch fireworks
  6. Tie dye
  7. Go to a bounce house place
  8. Visit a children's museum
  9. Go on a breakfast picnic
  10. Visit a farmer's market
  11. Go to an art museum
  12. Visit a rose garden
  13. Make a mud pie kitchen area
  14. Create an outside music area
  15. Make fizzing sidewalk chalk
  16. Go to the beach
  17. Play with sparklers
  18. Make a giant outdoor water bed
  19. Try new fruit (inspired by Creative Family Fun)
  20. Paint rocks
  21. Make sponge bombs
  22. Run through the sprinkler
  23. Make a kid wash
  24. Play with ice (a couple of ways, stay tuned)
  25. Go to the zoo
  26. Make giant bubbles
  27. Make big art
  28. Have a sensory play date
  29. Lemonade stand (as per my kiddos request)
  30. Bring Teddy to the beach (a pet friendly one)
  31. Do an outdoor scavenger hunt
  32. Play at a bunch of new playgrounds
  33. Go on a night walk glowing style
  34. Roast marshmallows
  35. See an outdoor movie
  36. Go to an outdoor concert
  37. Go to a carnival
  38. Make our own ice cream
  39. Swim in a pool
  40. Snap painting
  41. Make sun prints
  42. Make ice boats
  43. Have a movie party night
  44. Pop painting
  45. Ivory soap experiment
  46. Play escape the volcano on a rainy day
  47. Make a solar oven 
  48. Play hopscotch
  49. Learn to ride a bike
  50. Pick vegetables from our garden
  51. Visit a sunflower field
  52. Make edible sand
  53. Paint using our feet
  54. Go to a barbecue
  55. Make frozen bananas
  56. Shaving cream slip and slide
  57. Try on lots of different sun glasses and take pictures!
I am sure that we will add on to our list through out the summer. We are excited to get started! To see even more ideas, visit our list from last year!


  1. Yeah! I'm so glad you linked up your list again this year. You had an awesome list last year and this one looks even more fun! I remember we had a great time playing with water balloons because of your list. I love the idea to do an outdoor music area and so many others. Have a super summer!!

  2. Thank you! So many great ideas, where do we start??

  3. Fantastic list! Can't wait to read all about the activities over the summer :)
    Jada roo can do

  4. Great list! I featured your post this week:

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