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Summer Bucket List: Free printable

This summer is going to be a long one for us. We have all the kids going back to school on the same schedule this year instead of staggered like most years (everyone will now be on the same school schedule though so that is a lot better). This means that we have more time off than usual. So we decided we wanted to try and do as many fun things together as we can. We decided to create a summer bucket list. We found a great printable for free at Savvy Southern Belle.

We loved all of the ideas on her list so much we decided to try them all out. Now you can probably make one of your own, but since that required me to be productive this summer I gave in and went with the free printable. You can head over to  Savvy Southern Belle and print hers as well.

We have already begun checking items off of our list. Last night we enjoyed a night time swim and we made s’mores in the fire-pit together as a family. These memories might seem simple now, but in a few years those memories will be the brightest. I really loved that most of these items were inexpensive, fun, and simple to do. Family fun time doesn’t have to be expensive, or complicated. It can be as simple as sitting outside under the stars together looking for constellations, counting the stars, or searching for shooting stars. As long as we are together, laughing, talking, and sharing we are guaranteed a good time.

What else would you add to your summer bucket list?

Thank you to  Savvy Southern Belle for the incredible ideas!

 

Summer Bucket List

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Are you looking for a fun way to keep your kiddos busy this summer? Why not create a summer bucket list? Create a list of all the fun things you and your kids want to do this summer. You can set limits for money, time or place, or just let your kids think wild and crazy. It will not only spark their imagination it is also a great way to learn more about their hopes and desires.

What You Will Need:

Bucket or pail
Lots of paper or post it notes
Pens and pencils
A wild imagination

What You Will Do:

Give everyone in the family about 10 post it notes, and a pencil and let them come up with 10 fun things they want to do this summer. If you have a budget, time schedule, or place you have to stay let everyone know they can only choose something within those limits. Now watch as everyone fills their notes. Have them share them all with the family, that way if they are too outrageous you can suggest a similar idea on a smaller scale, like instead of a trip around the world how about a road trip to the next county? Then put them all in the bucket and each day, or every weekend, take turns picking one from the bucket until you have completed all of your bucket list!

You will be excited to see what everyone chooses, and it will be fun to check things off your list like eating the biggest banana split for dinner, or ca,ping out under the stars. The possibilities are endless so enjoy!