Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Summer Fun List–Update 2

So I have done beyond a terrible job of updating this list weekly.  I think it was getting all of the pictures in there that stressed me out.  So I have decided some pictures with an update is better than no update at all.  So without further ado here is our Summer Fun List update!

Our List:

  1. Make 10 new Popsicles
  2. Sidewalk chalk paint
  3. Camping
  4. Make dinner over the fire pit in the backyard
  5. Squirt gun target practice
  6. Water balloon fight – We will have to recruit some friends or Daddy for this since I’m allergic to latex
  7. Ice excavating
  8. Water balloon piñatas
  9. Big Bubbles
  10. Fly a kite
  11. Make fruit kebabs
  12. Make moon sand
  13. Watch fireworks DSC_0017
  14. 10 trips to the lake (4 down 6 more to go)
  15. Backyard swim party with friends (little pool)
  16. Swim the full length of the pool (Sammy) (he can almost do this.  I think he should be able to do it this week)
  17. Float on back for 1 minute (Sammy)
  18. Jump off of the diving board (Sammy)  (He went down the water slide but hasn’t gone off the diving board yet)
  19. Picnic at 3 different parks (2 down 1 to go)
  20. Pick strawberries
  21. Make sun tea
  22. Library reading program
  23. Barnes and Noble reading program
  24. Vacation Bible School 2013-06-21 14.25.30
  25. Go see Monsters University
  26. Go see Planes
  27. Go see $1 movie
  28. Ride on the tube at the lake2013-07-21 11.47.42
  29. Go to a lawn party
  30. Ride a train
  31. Go get ice cream cones 2013-07-06 17.31.13
  32. Picnic in the backyard and read books under the tree
  33. Feed the ducks
  34. Learn to ride bike without training wheels
  35. Eat each meal outside in one day
  36. Do 10 new art projects (color on hot rocks with crayons, paint rocks, Craft stick bracelets, marble paint, Crayola color fillz project, friendship bracelets, and more to come)  (We completed 2 of 10.  When we have completed them all we will move it to the completed section)
  37. Read 5 chapter books aloud (2 down 3 to go)
  38. Raise ladybugs
  39. Take Yoshi and Peach to the lake to swim
  40. Read all of picture books (put them into a digital library and purge the ones we don’t love)  - We have read about 50% of them so far
  41. Try 5 new smoothie recipes (3 down 2 to go)
  42. Learn to swing by yourself
  43. Do 10 science experiments
  44. Make an emergency preparedness kit
  45. Grow vegetables in our root viewer
  46. Memorize our address (Sammy)
  47. Make friendship bracelets to give to our friends before they leave for 10 months
  48. Find and paint walking sticks
  49. Go to the library story time 5 times
  50. Go fishing
  51. Go to the safari park
  52. Make Root Beer Floats 2013-05-28 20.36.49
  53. Catch fireflies
  54. Build an outside fort
  55. Go geocaching (at least once)
  56. Have a fun “You finished Kindergarten Date” 2013-05-17 12.06.36
  57. Go to a concert
  58. A screen-free week
  59. Plant a small herb garden
  60. Make a scavenger hunt for friends
  61. Complete some Lego challenges
  62. Go to a splash pad with cousins (which ones want to join us)
  63. Build a new sandbox
  64. Build a sandcastle in the new sandbox
  65. Go on a road trip (Chicago to visit friends and family maybe?)
  66. Play Putt Putt
  67. Go Kayaking 2013-07-04 12.44.06
  68. Watch a sunrise
  69. Watch a sunset
  70. Go to a Zoo
  71. Popcorn movie marathon on a rainy day
  72. Make a boat and sail it
  73. Play every board game we own at least once (get rid of any we don’t like or Sammy has out grown – still working on this) 2013-06-13 11.10.00
  74. Go to a baseball game
  75. Make a bleach t-shirt
  76. Paint with water on the sidewalk2013-06-04 14.16.03
  77. Make sock puppets
  78. Make a treasure map of buried treasure in the sandbox
  79. Make bathtub paint
  80. Make homemade watercolors
  81. Make different paper airplanes and see which one is the best
  82. Borrow a Grandma’s food dehydrator and make fruit leather
  83. Make an underground fire pit
  84. Make homemade pool toys
  85. Make homemade puffy paint art
  86. Read 200 books from the library
  87. Make a stop animation film (very short)
  88. Create bookmarks
  89. Surprise Tim with a date night
  90. Play in the sprinkler
  91. Go to the beach
  92. Watch a parade
  93. Have a sleepover
  94. Read library books on a blanket in the backyard
  95. Build 10 things out of the Lego Ideas book (4 down 6 to go)
  96. Make a Flat Sammy for our friends to take on their trip 2013-05-22 11.04.35
  97. Play with our Mentos powered car
  98. Drive Pop Pop’s boat 2013-07-04 15.49.06
  99. Go to homeschool park days
  100. Have a water game day
  101. Have a PJ day!
  102. Make a new type of play dough
  103. Go for a hike
  104. Organize the garage 2013-07-20 20.35.29
  105. Clean up the backyard and finish landscaping
  106. Make lint fire starters for the fire pit
  107. Make a toy zip line
  108. Make a hand painted pottery gift (at you made it)
  109. Go on a field trip to hear from a bee keeper2013-05-28 10.30.03
  110. Try out for the swim team (you have to be able to swim 1 lap unassisted to make the team) 2013-06-11 11.44.26
  111. Plan out our first grade homeschool year2013-07-23 07.37.03