Summer Bucket List 2019 What we hope to do this Summer!

Summer Bucket List 2019 What we hope to do this Summer!

Can you believe it is Summer already? It seems like the year is flying by. We have made a Summer Bucket List, this is different to our actual bucket list.

I recently saw something that really put things in perspective for me and that was *We only have 18 Summers with our kids*. 18! When you say it like that, it’s nowhere near enough.

I want to make every moment count, I want to make unforgettable memories with our boys.

The List

  1. Holiday
  2. Visit a historical place of interest at least once per week
  3. Have at least one full day at the beach.
  4. Visit a pick your own
  5. Have a water fight
  6. Catch “fireflies”
  7. Make Ice Cream
  8. Make Lemonade
  9. Family BBQ
  10. Go Camping
  11. Make Bird Feeders ( we get lots of birds in our garden)
  12. Complete National Trust’s 50 things list
  13. Keep a Summer nature journal
  14. Take the Cairngorm Reindeer Tour
  15. Make a giant bug hotel
  16. Go on a forest walk
  17. Go Pond Dipping
  18. Mini Golf
  19. Do a Scavenger hunt
  20. Visit at least 5 new museums
  21. Have a full day of arts and crafts
  22. Skip Stones
  23. Build and conquer an outdoor obstacle course
  24. Spend the day doing Science experiments
  25. Let the older boys cook tea
  26. Write postcards for nannie
  27. Join a summer reading campaign
  28. Go to a Zoo
  29. Take a boat ride and try not to puke!
  30. Fly kites
  31. Family bike ride
  32. Have a garden party
  33. Go swimming in a natural body of water
  34. Dance in the rain
  35. Explore a rock pool
  36. See a theatre show
  37. Visit Legoland Windsor
  38. Explore a new park
  39. Go Surfing
  40. Read Peter Pan by flashlight outdoors
  41. Visit a lavender farm
  42. Go Looking for Dolphins
  43. Have a sunflower competition
  44. Have a midnight Feast
  45. Go to the Circus
  46. Have breakfast outside
  47. Paint in the garden
  48. Go on a Gruffalo hunt
  49. Make tie dye shirts
  50. Make fruit kebabs to dip in chocolate

There you have our 50 things to do this Summer Bucket List. Pretty simple things, yet I know the boys will love doing.

What are you doing this summer?

Kelly X


A thirty something mum to three amazing boys, wife to a marketing wizard. Living life in the countryside. Lover of all things nerd.

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