101 Things to do this Summer

101 Things to do this Summer | Summer bucket list for moms and kids

Happy first day of summer, mamas!  If there is ever a moment this summer that you find yourself wondering what to do, use this list as a guide to your next adventure.  I have compiled 101 things to do this summer, for both moms and kids.  Let me know in the comments if there’s anything I missed. πŸ™‚ 

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101 Things to do this Summer

  1. Catch fireflies 
  2. Make homemade play-doh
  3. Go to the wave pool
  4. Buy ice cream from an ice cream truck
  5. Go on a park hop
  6. Make a sandcastle
  7. Go berrypicking 
  8. Visit a petting zoo
  9. Make a YouTube video
  10. Go to an open house, even if you’re not in the market
  11. Watch a black and white movie
  12. Go to an aquarium
  13. Clean out your closet
  14. Have a picnic
  15. Go thrift shopping
  16. Buy a Slip ‘N Slide
  17. Join a library reading club
  18. Go garage saleing 
  19. Drink a Slurpee
  20. Play tag
  21. Make s’mores
  22. Have a Christmas in July party
  23. Camp out in the backyard
  24. Go bowling
  25. Take swim lessons
  26. Have a slumber party in the living room
  27. Go on a nature walk
  28. Play jump rope
  29. Stargaze 
  30. Buy a skip-it
  31. Make sun tea
  32. Eat breakfast for dinner
  33. Go to a new farmer’s market
  34. Take a nap outside
  35. Go to the zoo
  36. Fly a kite
  37. Go to an estate sale
  38. Host a moms’ night in
  39. Go to the drive-in movie theater 
  40. Play Candy Land
  41. Make homemade ice cream
  42. Go to a baseball game
  43. Have a bonfire 
  44. Go on a family day trip
  45. Light sparklers
  46. Go to an arcade
  47. Make homemade lemonade 
  48. Go put-put golfing
  49. Have a family bbq
  50. Go to an outdoor concert
  51. Make giant bubbles
  52. Go for a hike
  53. Have a water balloon fight
  54. Finger paint outside
  55. Play hide and seek
  56. Go to an art museum
  57. Attend a fireworks show
  58. Paint one of the rooms in your house a different color
  59. Host a potluck with your girlfriends
  60. Go to a carnival 
  61. Look at old family photos
  62. Make homemade popsicles
  63. Take your kids on a scavenger hunt
  64. Go to a waterpark 
  65. Ride a ferris wheel
  66. Go to a hands-on museum
  67. Rearrange your furniture
  68. Play Baggo
  69. Jump on a trampoline 
  70. Bake an apple pie
  71. Dance in the rain
  72. Go parasailing 
  73. Make a blanket fort
  74. Play hopscotch 
  75. Wash the car by hand
  76. Have a family game night
  77. Go to a renaissance festival
  78. Make root beer floats
  79. Feed ducks
  80. Have family portraits done
  81. Go to a roller rink
  82. Visit an animal shelter
  83. Make a summer scrapbook
  84. Host an ice cream social
  85. Attend a parade
  86. Play croquet 
  87. Go to an indoor water park
  88. Stay at a local hotel with a pool
  89. Ride a train
  90. Paint a piece of old furniture
  91. Bake a cake from scratch
  92. Go to a live comedy show
  93. Buy new art supplies
  94. Open an Etsy shop
  95. Run through the sprinkler
  96. Go fishing
  97. Play Monopoly 
  98. Create a sensory bin
  99. Make a box train
  100. Rent movies from the library
  101. Have a garage sale

101 Things to do this Summer | Summer bucket list for moms and kids

22 thoughts on “101 Things to do this Summer

  1. Yes what a great list! It’s funny how there are so many things to do and yet in the moment I can’t think of a single one! Lol, I’ve pinned this for those moments πŸ˜‰

    1. I’m the same way! I figured writing out all of my ideas was the best way to go – now I have no excuses to make this the best summer yet!

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