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.
18.Paint a picture – WE MADE HAND PRINT APPLE TREES.
19.Star gazing – GOT OUR TELESCOPE OUT AND HAD FUN.
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
31.“drive in movie” in the back yard
33.Fly kites – LACK OF WIND MADE THIS ONE HARD.
34.Have a Magic show – WE ATTEMPTED THIS, BUT WAS QUICKLY FIZZLED OUT.
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.
40.Craft night – THIS WAS SO MUCH FUN!
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.
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
54.Ride bikes – HAD A BLAST AND BRAVED THE HEAT.
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
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
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
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
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.
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!