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Summer Bucket List

Summer Bucket List

Overview

Help students stay active while they're home on summer break. Start by checking items off this bucket list of 50 fun summer activities. See something that's missing? Ask your kids to add their favorite physical activities to the list! See these activities in Spanish.

  • Build a fort.
  • Build sandcastles.
  • Catch butterflies.
  • Cheer for a local sports team.
  • Clean a local park.
  • Climb trees.
  • Dig up worms.
  • Do a water balloon toss.
  • Draw with sidewalk chalk.
  • Eat watermelon and have a spitting seeds contest.
  • Finger paint....with your toes!
  • Go berry picking.
  • Go bowling.
  • Go camping.
  • Go fly a kite.
  • Go for a walk.
  • Go on a nature walk.
  • Go rollerblading/roller-skating.
  • Go swimming.
  • Go to a Farmer's Market.
  • Go to a splash park.
  • Go to the playground.
  • Have a dance party.
  • Have a healthy picnic.
  • Have a hula hoop contest.
  • Have a sack race.
  • Have a three-legged race.
  • Have an ABC scavenger hunt: Write the ABCs on the edge of a paper plate and give one plate to each child. Walk around the yard or neighborhood. When they see something that starts with that letter (EX: Bird - B), mark off the B on their plate.
  • Have fun with face paint.
  • Jump rope.
  • Learn a new sport.
  • Make popsicles out of fresh fruit.
  • Paint rocks.
  • Plant a garden or even just a flower.
  • Play cornhole.
  • Play dress-up.
  • Play flashlight tag in the backyard.
  • Play Frisbee.
  • Play hide and seek.
  • Play hopscotch.
  • Play horseshoes.
  • Play mini golf.
  • Play on the trampoline with a sprinkler running underneath.
  • Play tag.
  • Put on a puppet show.
  • Rent a canoe.
  • Ride bikes.
  • Run through a sprinkler.
  • Run through long grass.
  • Wash the car together.

Borrowed from Action for Healthy Kids