Revisiting 100 Things to Do this Summer

Before the summer officially started we created a list of 100 things to do this summer, view post here. Now that summer is officially over, I looked back over the last few months and I hope that we created some fun and lasting memories for my boys to keep with them. Of the 100 things, we managed to fit in 43 of these activities.

 

1. Cloud Watching – WE SAW LOTS OF PUPPIES AND ANGRY BIRDS.

2. Have a Lemonade stand

3. Ride a train – TOOK A ROUND TRIP RIDE ON KEMAH’S BOARDWALK

4. Ride scooters – WE RODE BIKES, SCOOTERS, BIG WHEELS.

5. Scavenger hunt

6. Amusement park – HOUSTON’S KEMAH BOARDWALK.

7. Dance party – WE MADE EVERY DAY A DANCE PARTY

8. Make moon sand

9. Road trip – GALVESTON BEACH.

10. Banana split – WE MADE IT AND ATE IT UP.

11. Pen pal

12.Find a crazy Snow globe

13.Go fishing – WENT FISHING WITH GRANDPA

 

14.Make Root beer floats

15.Slip and slide – HAD SOME FUN.

 

16.Breakfast picnic

17.Arcade

18.Paint a picture – WE MADE HAND PRINT APPLE TREES.

19.Star gazing – GOT OUR TELESCOPE OUT AND HAD FUN.

20.Visit Museum

21.Go to the Library – WE MANAGED TO MAKE IT EVERY TUESDAY

22.Bob for apples

23.Have Story Time at home – EVERY NIGHT AT BEDTIME.

24.Pick wild flowers

25.Go swimming – TOO MANY TO COUNT!

26.Go to the Dollar movies – THE CROODS WITH NANA AND POP POP.

27.Cook out at home – YES!

28.Visit the Planetarium

29.Bean bag toss – HAD FUN WITH GRANDPA DOING THIS

30.Play Croquet

31.“drive in movie” in the back yard

32.Catch bugs

33.Fly kites – LACK OF WIND MADE THIS ONE HARD.

34.Have a Magic show – WE ATTEMPTED THIS, BUT WAS QUICKLY FIZZLED OUT.

35.Feed ducks

36.Have a Movie night at home – YES! I THINK THIS WAS THEIR FAV.

37.Play Mini golf

38.Visit grandparents – WE HAD LOTS OF TRIPS TO THE GRANDPARENTS.

39.Cereal art

40.Craft night – THIS WAS SO MUCH FUN!

41.Make pizza

42.Water balloon fight – WE HAD 2 WATER BALLOON FIGHTS.

 

43.Roast marshmallows – SO MUCH FUN ON THE FOURTH OF JULY

44.Visit a pet store

45.Snow cones – TWICE!

 

46.Homemade cookies – WELL, WE MADE SOME BROWNIES. 🙂 

47.Play in sprinklers – LOTS OF TIMES.

48.Camp outside

49.Go for a walk – ATTEMPTED A FEW TIMES, BUT TOO HOT.

50.Make play dough

51.Dance in the rain – WAS ACTUALLY ABLE TO DO THIS THIS SUMMER!!

52.Make a bird feeder

53.Weenie roast

54.Ride bikes – HAD A BLAST AND BRAVED THE HEAT.

55.Farmers market

56.Blow dandilions

57.Puppet show

58.Play Frisbee

59.Sidewalk chalk – DREW SOME GREAT PICS ON THE DRIVEWAY.

60.Have a water gun fight – DADS AGAINST SONS! 

 

61.Have a mid summer night celebration

62.Outdoor concert

63.Play Jacks

64.Pajama Day

65.Go to a Splash Park – DOES OUR COMMUNITY SPLASH PARK COUNT??

66.Go for a Car ride – WE WENT FOR SOME FUN DRIVES AROUND OUR NEIGHBORHOOD.

67.Have a Backyard dinner

68.Bathtub paint

69.Make Bubbles – WE BLEW LOTS OF BUBBLES BUT DIDN’T MAKE ANY.

70.Play a board game – CANDYLAND WAS OUR FAVORITE.

 

71.Play hot potato

72.Make a mask

73.Hula hoop contest

74.Play bingo

75.Go on a hike

76.Watch fireworks – yes

77.Make an obstacle course

78.Visit a new playground – YES! WE VISITED A FEW AROUND TOWN

79.Tour fire station

80.Paper airplane contest

81.Have a party just because – OF COURSE! WE LOVE TO CELEBRATE!

82.Go to a petting zoo

83.Go to the zoo

84.Plant a garden

85.Make trail mix

86.Leaf rubbings

87.Breakfast for dinner – MANY TIMES. OUR FAVORITE FOODS!

88.Catch a firefly

89.Go peach picking

90.Go bowling – WE MADE IT TO THE PARKING LOT, BUT HAD TO TURN AROUND CAUSE WE FORGOT SOCKS.

91.Make a time capsule

92.Pillow fight – YES. MOMMY LOST.

93.Celebrate Christmas in July

94.Leave a secret treat for a neighbor

95.Go to story time at a bookstore

96.Visit a farm – WE VISITED FOR SOME PICTURES. 

97.Tea party

98.Paint with pudding

99.Write a letter to grandparents and mail them. – GRANDMA LOVED HER LETTERS.

100. Decorate bikes for a parade

 

Looking forward to getting back to our fall schedule and back to a little bit of normal but going to miss all the fun and excited of the summer. Here’s to our very first summer break!

Toni 🙂