Monday, June 27, 2011

Summer Bucket List–Update 6-27

Well I didn’t get as many things crossed off my list as I had hoped last week.  However, I did create my homemade Christmas gift list!  We also made homemade ice cream.. but I hope to make another batch from scratch!  This week Sammy is in vacation bible school so I plan on getting things planned out for preschool next year.  I also hope to plan out some activities in the afternoons.  Sammy thrives on a schedule so I need to start getting our summer schedule set!

  1. Lots of backyard swimming
  2. Lake trips
  3. Sidewalk chalk
  4. Sidewalk painting with liquid chalk
  5. Water painting
  6. Camping
  7. Create my homemade Christmas gift list
  8. Complete half of my list (see #7)
  9. Fire pit nights
  10. Create a family game night
  11. Big beach trip (end of summer finale)
  12. Do some purging of stuff
  13. Create a weekly date night in for Tim and I – plan a special after Sammy is in bed snack and an activity of some sort
  14. Have a water activity day with friends
  15. Have a messy activity day with friends
  16. picnic at several parks
  17. make popsicles
  18. pick some fruit (blueberries, peaches or something like that)
  19. fly a kite
  20. Go to the farmers market
  21. Watch fireworks
  22. Lots of crafts
  23. Make a meal in the sun
  24. Take Nicia to see the last Harry Potter movie
  25. Go to the Aquarium (during beach trip)
  26. Play putt putt (also during beach trip)
  27. Go to a movie or concert in the local town
  28. Library reading program
  29. Library story hours (try and make a bunch of these)
  30. Go to some of the free summer events put on through the reading program
  31. Join the Children's museum again
  32. Make homemade ice cream
  33. Vacation Bible School
  34. Go see Cars 2
  35. Go to $1 movie at the theater We have this planned for tomorrow.. anyone local want to join us?
  36. Ride on the tube at the lake
  37. Go to a lawn party
  38. Make 10 things from our silly concoctions book
  39. Ride a train
  40. Go get ice cream cones
  41. Visit some new to us playgrounds
  42. Go swimming at Sammy’s cousin’s pool
  43. Picnic in the backyard and read books
  44. Visit the local regional airport on a nice sunny day and watch the plains take off and land
  45. Feed the ducks
  46. Make a science experiment box
  47. Lots of bike riding on Sammy’s balance bike (we temporarily modified his bike)
  48. Eat each meal outside in one day
  49. Start a savings, spend, give piggy bank with Sammy
  50. Make popsicles!