50 Fun Things to Do This Summer

During the summer it is so easy to say, “I have nothing to do! I’m so bored.”

So check out this list for some good ideas! Add your own–or have a few friends over and create your own list.

  1. Gather up a few friends and have a picnic in your backyard.
  2. Find a place to take a hike and get some cool pics.
  3. Buy some fashion magazines, pick out a couple of really cute outfits, and try to recreate them for less!
  4. Bead some bracelets and jewelry.
  5. Volunteer at the local animal or homeless shelter.
  6. Clean and ORGANIZE your room?
  7. Bake some cupcakes and deliver them to friends and family.
  8. Play some childhood BOARD games like “Sorry,” “Candy-land,” or “Monopoly.”
  9. Take your dog for a walk.
  10. Write a letter on stationary to a friend you haven’t spoken to in awhile.
  11. Do 25 jumping jacks!
  12. Look through old family scrapbooks, photo books, and yearbooks.
  13. Make a root beer float.
  14. Go to the movies with your siblings.
  15. Go window-shopping with a friend.
  16. Write a poem.
  17. Make fresh, homemade lemonade.
  18. Give your dog a bath.
  19. Make dinner for your family.
  20. Baby-sit for a neighbor for free.
  21. Have a sleepover party and watch scary movies.
  22. Plan a vacation you want to take next summer.
  23. Plant flowers in your yard.
  24. Sign up for a class about something you may like to do one day.
  25. Have a bubble bath.
  26. Make a playlist of your favorite songs and title it “The soundtrack of my life.”
  27. Learn a new sport.
  28. Splash around in a plastic kiddy pool.
  29. Buy some crayons and a coloring book.
  30. Read a book based on a movie you have seen.
  31. Make a scrapbook of your baby pictures.
  32. Get a job or an internship.
  33. Start a diary and write in it everyday.
  34. Spend the day at the library.
  35. Draw a self-portrait.
  36. Make a collage out of old magazines.
  37. Run around in the sprinklers.
  38. Go to a museum.
  39. Go out for lunch with one of your parents.
  40. Jump in the pool with your clothes on.
  41. Eat last night’s leftovers for breakfast.
  42. Learn to sew or knit.
  43. Invite friends over and have a tea party.
  44. Swing on the swings at the park.
  45. Tie-Dye a t-shirt or bed sheets with Kool-Aid!
  46. Make a smoothie.
  47. Learn how to define and spell 25 new words from the dictionary.
  48. Make popsicles in your freezer.
  49. Put on your headsets and dance.
  50. Go camping in your backyard!

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