If you want to make sure you have lots of summer fun be sure to fill out a summer bucket list! This way you won’t miss a thing and you can check off each fun activity as you go.

If you need some crafty ideas check out this list of summer crafts. We could have checked off “make slime” on our bucket list about two dozen times by now!

summer bucket list coloring page

Summer is a great time to relax and have time to create, see new places, learn new things, and spend time with friends! Make every minute count with this list.

Printable Summer Bucket List

I have two versions of summer bucket lists, black and white so it can be colored and one in color. We love to color at our house! Don’t miss all the free coloring pages! Coloring keeps us from turning on the tablet or TV when we are bored! Keep kids reading with these bookmarks to color.

Print out this summer list and put in on your refrigerator or somewhere where it is sure to be seen.  Like every summer before it,  it’s going to fly by. A summer bucket lists ensures you don’t miss out on any of the things you really want to do! This summer make a priority for fun and write it down so you don’t forget.

{Summer Bucket List Coloring Page}

summer bucket list coloring page

Don’t want to color? No worries here is a colorful printable!

{Summer Bucket List}

printable bucket list for summer

TipS for not hearing “I’m Bored!”

There is no reason to hear “I’m bored!” this summer.

The key to summer fun is being prepared. Summer days are long. Be sure to keep a few crafts on hand so the TV and tablet are not used for easy entertainment.  Keep it simple. Here are all the crafts you can make with supplies in your pantry. (I made a free printable chart for the pantry door).

Make sure to keep things on hand for independent play like coloring pages, markers, and crayons. Keep cardboard tubes, and cereal boxes, etc for kids to build robots and sculptures.

Create a bucket list to keep everyone on track and having fun. Click below for loads of fun summer crafts and activities tutorials.  Your family will have hours of fun this summer learning new skills, creating masterpieces, and playing games! You can make a family activity jar if that fits your family better.

family activity jar

Fun Summer Activities for Kids

Here is a long list of summer bucket ideas. You will find so many fun crafts and fun summer ideas complete with recipes and tutorials! Just click through for all the instructions!

What are some Summer Bucket List Ideas?

Do you still need more bucket list examples to add to your list? Part of the fun is creating the list and picking out the things that are the most fun for your family.

  1. go on a scavenger hunt
  2. play board games
  3. take a road trip
  4. visit a local park
  5. read a book on a rainy day
  6. make sidewalk chalk pictures
  7. play kick the bucket
  8. invent a great idea
  9. Write a story and illustrate it
  10. Go fishing
  11. Go on a nature walk
  12. Run Through Sprinklers
  13. Water Balloon Fight
  14. Go Swimming
  15. Wash the Family Car
  16. Play on a Slip ‘n Slide
  17. Play with squirt guns
  18. Look at the stars
  19. Build a sandcastle
  20. Fly a kite
  21. Have a picnic
  22. Catch fireflies
  23. Visit a park
  24. Watch fireworks
  25. Play in the rain
  26. Play frisbee
  27. Watch a sunset
  28. Fly a kite
  29. Climb a tree
  30. Plant flowers
  31. Plant a garden
  32. Go Cloud Watching
  33. Drive-in Movie Theatre
  34. Visit an aquarium
  35. Go to a children’s museum
  36. Go to a water park
  37. Go to the Library
  38. Visit  a national monument
  39. Go to a farmer’s market
  40. Go to work with mom or dad
  41. Go camping
  42. Go to the zoo
  43. Ride your bike
  44. Go mini-golfing
  45. Go bowling
  46. Eat watermelon
  47. Roast marshmallows
  48. Make rootbeer floats
  49. Get treats from the ice cream truck
  50. Make dinner
  51. Read a book
  52. Play hide and seek
  53. Play dodgeball
  54. Play flashlight tag
  55. Play tag with friends
  56. Have a slumber party
  57. Make a blanket fort
  58. Do random acts of kindness
  59. Volunteer at an animal shelter
  60. Visit a nursing home
  61. Make cookies for a friend
  62. Rid the local bus
  63. Host a family movie night
  64. Send a letter in the mail
  65. Make homemade gifts so you are ready for the holidays
  66. Make a fort out of blankets

… so many fun ideas for summer! Pick the crafts and activities you like and create your very own ultimate summer bucket list.

Need some help managing screen time this summer? This printable screen time rules is very helpfiul.

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  1. This is fantastic! Totally what I need right now! Thank you so much for sharing! 🙂

  2. This is so fun! Definitely something each of the kids could make and customize!

  3. What a fun printable! Love all the ideas! It can get hard to be creative & think of things..this helps!

  4. This is just what we need right now! Something to look forward to. I can’t wait to print and create one.

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