Summer Bucket List- 70 Fun Things to Do With Kids This Summer

Summer is almost here and you know what that means. Warm weather, beautiful sun and 2 months of kids with NO school! Time for a summer bucket list full of fun things to do with the kids because no one wants to be bludgeoned with complaints of boredom.

The trick to making sure that your summer is productive, enjoyable and not filled with: “I’m Bored!” is to be sure that you plan ahead. Therefore, taking the time now to come up with activities for the summer, is a great way to avoid the complaints and any confusion.

We like to create a summer bucket list to complete over those wonderful months because it keeps us busy and it’s quite the adventure.

We have come up with a massive list of things you can add to your summer bucket list. These awesome fun things to do with your kids this summer will not only keep the kids occupied, but you will make it through the summer with your sanity intact (hopefully.)

Summer Bucket List- Things to Do with the Kids this Summer

  • Go on a picnic
  • Visit a butterfly museum
  • Go on a hike
  • Build a sandcastle
  • Go swimming at a new beach
  • Play with chalk
  • Blow bubbles
  • Try a new restaurant with a patio
  • Dance in the rain
  • Make a mud pie
  • Visit a science museum
  • See an Imax movie
  • Build a blanket fort
  • Have an at-home spa day
  • Bake something new
  • Make your own popsicles
  • BBQ breakfast
  • Visit a water park
  • Go to a theme park and ride the rides
  • Eat cotton candy
  • Have a bonfire
  • Make S’mores
  • Tell campfire stories
  • Go camping at a new campsite
  • Go camping in your backyard
  • Stargaze
  • Watch a movie outdoors
  • Have a water balloon fight
  • Have a water gun fight
  • Go to a drive-in theatre
  • Skip rocks
  • Play in the creek
  • Go for a hike
  • Birdwatch
  • Go on a bike ride
  • Play with silly string
  • Dye your hair with kool-aid
  • Watch a sunset at the beach
  • Run through the sprinkler
  • Fly a kite
  • Go fishing
  • Hunt for rocks
  • Catch fireflies
  • Play frisbee
  • Play soccer

Keep Your Kids Busy This Summer

  • Learn a new sport
  • Learn a new skill
  • Collect seashells
  • Climb a tree
  • Jump in puddles
  • Plant flowers
  • Make a time capsule
  • Visit a farmer’s market
  • Go mini golfing
  • Ride a Ferris wheel
  • Eat watermelon
  • Get Ice cream from the Ice cream truck
  • Read a new book
  • Play tag with friends
  • Have a sleepover
  • Visit a cottage
  • Have a pillow fight
  • Do a random act of kindness
  • Play hopscotch
  • Bake cookies for your neighbor
  • Start a summer journal
  • Write a story
  • Visit a zoo
  • Have a family game night
  • Enjoy your summer!

With so many different fun things to do with the kids this summer, creating your summer bucket list should be a breeze! Just remember to have fun and get creative because those 2 months will go by faster than you think.

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