Summer Family Fun Bucket List – Insight to jump starting your summer family fun! By Marla Morgan Hagan, from Kudos Magazine
At the beginning, summer seems endless. Long days, warm nights, relaxed schedules, fewer responsibilities. You feel like you have all the time in the world. Then, before you know it, September rolls around. Where did the summer go? Make the most of your family’s summer. Plan a few activities and some getaways. Schedule some lazy downtime, too.
- Take a bike ride.
- Go to the playground.
- Have a picnic.
- Play flashlight tag.
- Organize a backyard carnival.
- Create outdoor art with chalk.
- Play “i Spy” while on a road trip.
- Play catch.
- Play kickball.
- Make s’mores.
- Go on a hike.
- Visit a petting zoo.
- Make paper airplanes.
- Go to Sloan Museum
- Go to Flint institute of Arts
- Have a scavenger hunt.
- Make a blanket fort.
- Dance in the rain.
- Bake cookies from scratch.
- Play board games.
- Join the kids to play video games.
- Create a family video post on youtube.
- Visit the public library.
- Have a water gun fight.
- Toss water balloons.
Summer Family Fun Bucket List can be fun!! Print this playful check list and make sure you check off each box before summer says. “good bye!”
It’s time to get in touch with your inner child!
Marla Morgan Hagan has a bachelor’s degree in child development from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids. She has owned and directed Morgan’s Early Learning Center locations in Flint and Waterford since 1997. The centers offer tours to showcase the educational opportunities they offer. Visit www.mymelc.com