Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Summer Leap List

I thought it would be fun to make a list (thanks to pinterest) of some of the fun things I want to do this summer with Anna-Kate and Thomas! I'm going to do a follow-up post at the end of the summer too! 

1. Have a backyard movie night
2. Go to nearby water park for the kids
3. Have weekly play dates (12)
4. Have mother/ daughter and daddy/ son "date"
5. Have mother/ son and daddy/ daughter "date"
6. Have a water fight
7. Set up a sprinkler like this or this
8. Do our own photo shoot
9. Make bubble snakes (source)
10. Eat snow cones... lots and lots of snow cones
11. Make a bouncey ball (source)
12. Do at least one service project a month (3)
13. Fingerpaint
14. Make a pillow fort
15. Make homemade popsicles
16. Play in the rain
17. See a movie
18. Cookout
19. Have a game night
20. Make smores
21. Make ice cream
22. Play with sidewalk chalk
23. Visit the library
24. Make homemade pizza
25. Built a crazy tall tower
26. Play dress up
27. Build a sandcastle
28. Go to the farmers market
29. Play hopscotch
30. Let kids "make" dinner
31. Assign daily chores
32. Make lemonade
33. Wash the van together
34. Picnic at the park
35. Water balloon toss
36. Make fruity drinks
37. Make an obstacle course
38. Pajama Day
39. Bathtub Painting (source)
40. Muffin tin lunch
41. Take a bath in the dark with glow sticks
42. Have a slumber party with a guest or two
43. Read as many books as we can
44. Write a letter to someone special
45. Have a backwards day: dinner for breakfast, breakfast for dinner and dessert before lunch
46. Family baseball or kickball game
47. Have a full on tea party with Anna-Kate and her dolls and stuffed animals
48. Make marshmallow poppers
49. Bubble art (source)
50. Write a letter to a Disney character (source)
51. Have a dance party
52. Balloon Vollyeball
53. Play freeze frame (source)
54. Make flubber (source)
55. Play animal charades
56. Blow up a balloon with baking soda and vinegar (source)
57. Paint with water colors
58. Have an indoor picnic
59. Make silly maker faces on a mirror
60. Sort change 
61. Street paint with a splat (source)
62. Do a letter matching game
63. Sharpie tie dye (source)
64. Make rainbow volcanos (source)
65. Make our own movies
66. Microwave ivory soap (source)
67. Play barbies
68. Color changing milk experiment (source)
69. Bake cookies
70. Apple stamp painting
71. Campout in the living room 
72. Indoor bowling (stuff socks in toilet paper rolls for the pins)
73. Play doctor's office
74. Make fizzy sidewalk paint (source)
75. Make giant bubbles (source)
76. Decorate for 4th of July together
77. Go swimming
78. Eat strawberry shortcake from our favorite place
79. Make peanut butter playdough
80. Go on a scavenger hunt
81. Go dollar store shopping 
82. Celebrate a crazy holiday (source)
83. Paint our nails
84. Play lava/ pillow game (only step on the pillows)
85. Paint rocks
86. Make a masking tape town (source)
87. Paint by number
88. Make ice cream in a ziploc baggie
89. Go to the beach
90. Go to the lake
91. Go to jump zone
92. Make homemade puffy paint 
93. Play contraption clean up game (source)
94. Make cloud dough (source)
95. Make shrinky dinks (source)
96. Go to the zoo
97. Decorate a window with window clings
98. Have a summer kick off party
99. Have an end of the summer party
100. Go on a special back to school shopping "spree"

I'm so excited about starting this list! 

What are you planning this summer?


Keleigh Kell said...

I love this! SUCH a great idea,  I might have to copy you :) Can't wait to hear how it all goes... should be some really great memories for all involved!

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