100 Fun Ideas For Your Summer Bucket List

Summer is here and it’s time to start planning some family fun in the sun! Add these summer bucket list ideas to your list and get your free printable too!

kids running on the beach in summer

Last year, our summer bucket list was a huge success with my kids and it kept them busier than we have been in summer’s past. Some days I see busy as a crazy time, but when it keeps the kids active it makes my heart happy!

100 Fun Ideas For Your Summer Bucket List

This year, our summer bucket list is changing and I’ve come up with 50 more fun ideas that you can add to your summer bucket list. Add that to the first 50 Fun Ideas for Your Summer Bucket List here and you have 100 fun ideas to do this summer with the kiddos!! WIN!

Before we dive into the list of fun ideas for your summer bucket list, be sure to grab this free summer bucket list printable so you’re ready for the fun summer has in store for you!

Our summer bucket list ideas…

  1. Backyard tent camping
  2. Make the biggest bubbles ever
  3. Host a backyard summer party for the kids
  4. Make homemade ice cream
  5. Have a picnic at the park
  6. Make a homemade slip-n-slide
  7. Go on a scavenger hunt
  8. Make lemonade
  9. Enjoy microwave s’mores
  10. Go on a hike
  11. Take a bike ride around town
  12. Go to the park
  13. Feed the ducks
  14. Build a fort
  15. Have a water balloon fight
  16. Go fishing
  17. Play frisbee
  18. Go to the beach
  19. Read a good book
  20. Go star gazing
  21. Make tie dye shirts
  22. Go cloud watching (see what you can shapes you can see in the clouds)
  23. Make yogurt popsicles
  24. Go bowling
  25. Play laser tag
  26. Play in the sprinkler
  27. Have a treasure hunt in the house
  28. Go camping
  29. See a $1 movie this summer
  30. Visit the strawberry farm
  31. Let kids cook dinner (start to finish on their own)
  32. Make confetti fireworks
  33. Make playdoh (because you’re never too old for playdoh) :)
  34. Do some fun science experiments
  35. Have a 3-legged race
  36. Make a movie
  37. Make homemade applesauce
  38. Build a sand castle
  39. Play messy Twister
  40. Have a movie night
  41. Make pizza on the grill
  42. Have a family game night
  43. Attend a free concert
  44. BBQ on the beach with friends
  45. Make granola bars
  46. Wash the car
  47. Make pop tarts
  48. Play bingo
  49. Fly a kite
  50. Watch fireworks
summer bucket list ideas

Don’t forget to print your free summer bucket list printable and have fun checking off your bucket list for this summer!

Be sure to pin this for later!

kids running on the beach in summer

What is on your bucket list this summer?

summer bucket list ideas for families


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  2. I’m printing this off and hanging it on the fridge, thanks! I tend to be a more rigid planner, so it really helps to have a quick list to glance at for inspiration.

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