100 Fun Family Activities for Your Summer Bucket List

The kids are home for the summer and parents are scrambling to keep them busy. Summer breaks can be a great time to reconnect and make special memories with your children. A summer bucket list is a great way to help keep kids busy and entertained all summer long. Unlike summer camps, you can pick and choose what activities you want try and do them on your own schedule. Here are 100 kids activities for your summer bucket list.

100 family activities for your summer bucket list
There is something on this list for everyone but, families with younger children will rejoice as these activities are varied and lots of fun.

strawberry picking

    1. Make homemade lemonade
    2. Go to a drive in movie
    3. Make smore’s
    4. Go fruit picking
    5. Visit a kids science center
    6. Make homemade popsicles
    7. Go to the beach
    8. Meet your flight’s pilot(s)
    9. Take a boat ride
    10. Go to $1 movies

    kids on bikes at resort

    1. Enroll in a summer reading program
    2. Go biking
    3. Attend a summer concert
    4. Go to the zoo
    5. Go to the waterpark
    6. Have a bbq
    7. Go to the farmer’s market
    8. Go go-cart racing
    9. Run through the sprinklers
    10. Rent a paddle boat

sesame character show

    1. Visit Sesame Place
    2. Go on a road trip
    3. Have a picnic
    4. Visit Legoland
    5. Visit a National Park
    6. Ride a Ferris Wheel
    7. Build a sand castle
    8. Feed the ducks at the park
    9. Create a summer beach playlist
    10. Order ice cream from an ice cream truck

guest pool at ritz jamaica

    1. Visit an outdoor pool
    2. Fly a kite
    3. Go to a baseball game
    4. Toss a frisbee
    5. Have a swing contest
    6. Have a block party
    7. Schedule a professional family photo shoot
    8. Make homemade watermelon granitas
    9. Play with side walk chalk
    10. Play an old game of hop scotch

    kids blowing bubbles

    1. Blow bubbles
    2. Have a hula-hoop contest
    3. Visit a state fair
    4. Go fishing
    5. Get faces painted
    6. Play slip and slide
    7. Get a butterfly kit
    8. Make smoothies
    9. Build a bird housestrawberry salad with honey balsamic vinaigrette
    10. Make a beach cake
    11. Meet your favorite character
    12. Stay in a cabin
    13. Plant a garden
    14. Visit an aquarium
    15. Try a summer salad
    16. Ride a roller coaster
    17. Have a game of soccer
    18. Visit an island
    19. Watch some fireworks
    20. Legoland, California
    21. Visit the circus
    22. Have a yard sale
    23. Visit Washington, DC
    24. Attend vacation bible school
    25. Play with water guns
    26. Ride a carousel
    27. Watch a puppet show
    28. Make homemade ice cream
    29. Sign up for swim lessons
    30. Plant a tree
    31. thyme blueberry lemonade
    32. Have a beach party
    33. Visit a petting zoo
    34. Start a lemonade stand
    35. Visit Dutch Wonderland
    36. Attend a County Fair
    37. Watch a summer blockbuster
    38. Have a water balloon fight
    39. Go to Hershey Park
    40. Have snow cones
    41. Dine at a restaurant al freco
    42. shell collecting
    43. Play jumprope
    44. Rent a beach house
    45. Lay in a hammock
    46. Go camping
    47. Watch the sunset
    48. Make a fruit salad
    49. View the fireworks
    50. Go out for fro-yo
    51. Go shell collecting
    52. Build a tree house
    53. Carve a watermelon
    54. slumber party
    55. Make pina coladas
    56. Make homemade ice tea
    57. Sleep under the stars
    58. Make your own banana split
    59. Have a slumber party
    60. Travel
    61. Lay out in the lazy river
    62. Play on the monkey bars
    63. Pick some fresh flowers
    64. Go on a scavenger hunt

  • Comments ( 9 )

  • avatar
    The Little Tourist (@TLTourist)

    Beautiful family and wonderful summer suggestions! Thanks for sharing. Stopping by from #MMM Link Party 🙂

    • avatar
      LisaDLS

      Thank you. I appreciate you stopping by.

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    Kim

    Great post and what a list!Thanks for linking up to Merry Monday! Sharing on my kids board! Have a great week!
    Kim

    • avatar
      LisaDLS

      Yes! Summer boredom doesn’t stand a chance.

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    Glenda Cates

    I enjoyed the list you have and I will see if my
    family can do some of these as it would be
    fun and things my son Charlie would enjoy.

    • avatar
      LisaDLS

      So happy to hear that Glenda. Thanks for stopping by.

  • avatar
    sahana

    Great suggestions!! Shared with my friends. Thank you for sharing with us at #HomeMattersParty . We would love to have you again this week.

  • avatar
    Crystal @whattreasuresawait

    You have the cutest family! Thanks for sharing these great ideas at Welcome Home Wednesdays…hope you will join us again tomorrow!

    • avatar
      LisaDLS

      Thank you Chrystal.

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