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The Ultimate Summer Bucket List for Kids: 50 Activities to Fill Your Days With Fun!

Things to Do Just For Fun

The countdown to summer has begun! From picnics in the park to eating popsicles all day long, summer is our favorite time of the year. However, three whole months of summer vacation leaves a lot of empty days on the calendar. 

Don't worry moms and dads, we've gathered the best activities for you to fill that void and keep summer boredom at bay! No more listening to the constant groaning of, "I'm bored" or trying to get your kids away from the video game screens. These activities are going to be a game changer, so get ready to make this the best summer yet!

Be sure to print out our Ultimate Summer Bucket List below, check off all the fun activities you do this summer and take lots of pictures. Remember to tag your photos with our hashtag #WhereKidsPlay.

1. Go to summer camp

2. Make a sandcastle at the beach

3. Ride a roller coaster

4. Visit the Library

5. Go biking, scootering, skateboarding, or rollerblading

6. Create a mini Ninja Obstacle Course

7. Plan a treasure hunt

8. Create fun designs with chalk

9. Attend an outdoor movie

10. Go to the pool and play sharks and minnows

11. Create with playdough 

12. Read a new book

13. Make a lemonade stand

14. Go tubing on the river

15. Visit family

16. Go boating on a lake

17. Visit a museum

18. Go night swimming

19. Go strawberry picking

20. Play hide and seek

21. Run through sprinklers

22. Visit the Aquarium

23. Watch the Sunset

24. Go garage sailing

25. Make s'mores

26. Play capture the flag

27. Have a water balloon fight

28. Make a homemade treat

29. Have a family game night

30. Sleep in a tent

31. Go hiking

32. Make a new friend

33. Tye-dye shirts

34. Have a picnic 

35. Go to the fair

36. Go to the zoo 

37. Visit the farmer's market

38. Eat a snow cone

39. Play Madlibs during a family car trip

40. Eat watermelon

41. Sparklers on the 4th of July

42. Catch Lightning bugs

43. Play a neighborhood-wide tag game

44. Watch a baseball game

45. Make smoothies

46. Spend a day technology-free

47. Play mini-golf

48. Pick wildflowers 

49. Have a sleepover

50. End the day with ice cream and popsicles

Click HERE to download and print our Ultimate Summer Bucket List and fill your days with summer fun! 

CertifiKID Ultimate Summer Bucket List for Kids this Summer

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