Friday, May 1, 2015

Summer Bucket List 2015

Yay! It is that time again. We are wrapping up our typical school year and starting to look toward summer!!! Hurray! You know what that means? Our 5th annual bucket list. I can't wait to get started on it.

Any Time or Day
Read: Ambleside free reading lists and independent lists
Take time to smell flowers
Stop to watch every sunset
Read outside
Work on a volunteering Project
Learn a new hymn
Spend evenings on the deck

Scheduled Events
Last Day of School Celebration: Kiwi Crates
Church camp

Day Trip or Out and About Stops
Children’s garden
Outdoor concert
Explore a creek or stream
Climb…rocks, trees, hills
Go to pond and feed the ducks
Go spelunking
Go to waterfall
Go out for ice cream cones
Visit the observatory
Pick Fruit
Go to arboretum
Geocaching or Letterboxing
Local Museums
Go to the walking/biking trail-bridge
Take a strange road trip
Play Pooh Sticks

Rainy Day
Indoor Scavenger Hunt
Bean Bag Games
Kool-Aid Candy
Indoor Hopscotch and Twister
Foldout Booklet
Do a Family Puzzle
Summer Nature Table
Game Day
Sandcastle Sand Art
Me as a Paper Doll
Movie Day
Play in the Rain
Paper Airplane Contest
Knitty Gritty
Dinosaur Stomp!
Chocolate Covered Strawberry Popsicles
Sand Art Project

Night Time Fun
Catch fireflies
Star gaze
Listen to crickets
Flashlight tag
Glow in the Dark Ring Toss
Hold a flashlight to the window and watch for moths

What-to-do Jar
Land Art
Hop scotch
Side walk chalk: Masterpieces
Side walk paint
Water guns
Ring Toss
Worm Call
Water Balloons
Learn Jump Rope Rhymes
Collect Rocks/Shells
Hide and Seek
Bucket Ball
Play in Sprinkler
Blow Dandelions
Gaze at the Clouds
Make sand sculptures
Flick Stick
Water Table Play
Bouche Ball
Bug House
Breathing Glass Jar Experiment
Make an Outdoor Town
Fly Kite
Corn Hole
Gather Wildflowers
Nature Scavenger Hunt
Hillbilly Golf
Outdoor Tenting
Make a Water Blob

Big Projects
Work on Adding to the Play Area

Here are our lists from 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 for more inspiration.

Wishing you homeschool blessings,

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Phyllis said...

You are ahead of me! I haven't even begun to think about that yet. You have a beautiful list.

Bethany said...

Thank you! I look forward to it every year, so I'm thinking about it even in the midst of winter. :)

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