Tuesday, June 5, 2007

60 Things to do

I hate having bored children with nothing to do! So, with the last day of school being tomorrow, I have been compiling my list of things to do over the summer. I have a rule that you are not allowed to come to me and say that you have nothing to do. First you have to consult the list of things to do and if you can't find something to do on the list, you must be creative and think of something on your own. So, here it is: My list of 60 things to do over the summer.

1. Mosaic pavers for the garden

2. Tiddly Winks with buttons

3. Marbles

4. Play in the pool

5. Make paper dresses

6. Make hot pads

7. Do latch hook

8. Make a bracelet

9. Cats Cradle

10. Tea party picnic

11. Make an iceberg

12. Balloon volleyball

13. Bean bag toss

14. Clothes pin race

15. finger puppett play

16. marble bowling

17. Write a secret message

18. Wash doll clothes

19. Write a letter

20. lacing cards

21. leaf rubbing

22. Do a puzzle

23. Art in the dark

24. Etching coloring

25. Knock Knock card

26. Make pom poms

27. jump rope.

28. Paper Airplanes

29. Simon Says

30. Red light Green light

31. coin toss in a muffin tin

32. Fashion plates

33. Chalk coloring

34. Make a treasure map

35. Brick Garden

36. Paper hats

37. Read a book

38. Paper doll chain

39. get a tadpole.

40. Make cookies

41. Fabric flowers

42. Go to Barnes and Noble to look at books and play checkers

43. paint rocks

44. make playdough

45. Play with playdough

46. knit something

47. Work on a Brownie Patch

48. Build a sandcastle

49. Press flowers

50. Make dresses out of pressed flowers

51. Bean bag tic tac toe

52. Hopscotch

53. Make bagels

54. Take a hike

55. Make nature bracelets by wrapping packing tape around your wrist like a bracelet with the sticky side out and sticking things to it while on your walk

56. Embroider something

57. Play t-ball

58. Sit outside and look at stars while eating microwaved smores

59. Go antiquing

60. take a nap ;)

I hope this gives you ideas if you need them!


dawn said...


monique(moki) said...

good list!

dzinegurl said...

Ok, where do you get these ideas?? Like the nature bracelet--I NEVER would have thought of something like that! It's pretty cool.

JoAnna said...

Oh thank you thank you thank you!!!!!

Anonymous said...

Cool ideas! Stars\smores sound perfect to me!