Summer Bucket List Ideas for Kids
I’m so glad you clicked! I am so tired of seeing summer bucket lists with things like “take the kids to Singapore” or “Climb Mt. Kilamanjo.” Are you? Hey, good for you if that’s your thing. That’s not my thing. When you have a child as medically complex as mine, remote places in the world are just not an option.
But, I still want us to have fun. I have a mental list of things I want to do. And every summer, I never do what I planned to do. This year, with this summer bucket list for families, we are going to have a great summer. Finally, no more “what should we do today?” Or my all time favorite, “I’m bored!”
Cutting back on screen time.
Really, I’m trying not to get totally crazy with summer planning. But, today was an absolutely GORGEOUS day here, just simply perfect weather. And several times I had to remind my son that it was a screen-free day and to
get him off the Minecraft! put down the Fortnite and go outside! (this is an older post that I’m updating, so he’s not into Minecraft anymore)
So frustrating, what is it about some of these games? He always has fun once he gets outside. Sometimes he just needs a nudge. I don’t want to over-schedule him with camps and other organized activities. Plus I am NOT “that mom” who creates craft projects at home. I created this sheet for us to follow. Every year I say that I want the BEST SUMMER EVER. This year we will do it!
Think local for summer fun.
Day trips don’t have to be super far or super expensive. Use the internet to find free and low cost options for local day trips.
So here you go, a super low key printable so that you can remind yourself and your kids to get outside and have some fun.
Summer Bucket List
All you have to do is click and print—> Summer fun monthly bucket list
Have even more summer fun with these summer fun printables including road trips and scavenger hunts.
Summer Fun Printables:
- Reading BINGO Printables
- Summer Reading Log Printables
- Road Trip Activity Pack
- Summer Library Tour
- Printable Bookmarks for Summer Learning
- First Day of School Printable Story
- Summer Games and Activities