Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Summer Bucket List 2012

Little Wonders' Days
Since there are only four weeks left until the school year ends, and we are already having summer weather, it is time to start thinking about our summer plans.  Miss M and J have several local camps they will be attending throughout the summer, but there are also lots of lazy, hot summer days to enjoy. The last few years we have made a summer bucket list and it has led to a lot of fun summertime memories.  So, in no particular order, here is this year's list:
  1. Pick berries at a U-Pick Farm
  2. Make freezer jam (Mom)
  3. Make fizzing sidewalk paint
  4. Make giant bubbles
  5. Splat Painting
  6. Create a giant sidewalk chalk mural
  7. Make and fly a kite
  8. Learn how to hand sew (Miss M)
  9. Do a loom weaving project
  10. Finish Chess and Communications merit badges (J)
  11. Hunt for fossils
  12. Make homemade ice cream
  13. Make root beer floats
  14. Have a family Iron Chef night
  15. Go on a photo scavenger hunt
  16. Watch a movie outside
  17. Pirate Day
  18. Make homemade popsicles
  19. Have a watermelon seed spitting contest
  20. Go geocaching
  21. Play miniature golf
  22. Watch for shooting stars
  23. Make sun tea
  24. Make homemade lemonade
  25. Ride the train into the city for a special lunch with Daddy
  26. Play flashlight tag
  27. Sign up for the Library Summer Reading Program
  28. Make clothespin fairies (Miss M)
  29. Make a backyard obstacle course
  30. Do a fence weaving project
  31. Make shorts for Little Dresses for Africa (J and Mom)
  32. Go to the Grossology exhibit at the science museum
  33. Do a one-day road trip somewhere we've never been
  34. Have a breakfast picnic at the park
  35. Plant a fairy garden
We may not get to all of these things this summer, but we will be having fun and trying some new things along the way!  You can see more summer bucket list ideas here.

4 comments:

  1. This is a wonderful list! I want to do the fizzing sidewalk chalk this summer...we never got to it last year. You have so many fun things in store. Thanks for linking up to the party and have a great summer. Your kids have beautiful eyes.
    Kelly at Little Wonders' Days

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  2. You have some awesome ideas on your Summer Bucket List. Really love the one about having an Iron Chef night! Great way to get the kiddo involved in making dinner. Have a great Summer!

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  3. We just visited the Grosslogy exhibit with our school field trip. The kids had a blast! I didn't realize we live so close to each other.

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  4. I also have a summer bucket list with linky, feel free to drop by and add your post!

    http://www.momsbookshelf.com/2012/05/2012-summer-bucket-list-family-fun.html

    Have a Great Summer :)

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