Sunday, 26 July 2015

80 FREE THINGS TO DO THIS SUMMER!!

80 FREE THINGS TO DO THIS SUMMER!!

 

 
 
It's the summer holidays Yay!! Now we just need to keep the little monkeys entertained and not go completely mad in the process! That's all fine and well but unfortunately I don't have a never ending bank balance to fund all these activities. Sure some days I will happily pay x6 entrance fees or for a family lunch or what ever but for the most part I'm going to be doing it for free. You may have noticed a pattern emerging, why yes I do like a list and I wouldn't want to deprive you of another so here's my things to do for free list.
 
The list:
  1. Go on a bike ride
  2. Go walking
  3. Build a sandcastle
  4. Go to the park
  5. Make a reading list and read them.
  6. Have a picnic
  7. Have a movie night
  8. Have a face painting day
  9. Have a dressing up day
  10. Get the kids to make up a show for you to watch
  11. Try some baking
  12. Have a water fight
  13. Visit the woods/forest
  14. Get your wellies on and go for a walk on a rainy day
  15. Have a family BBQ
  16. Have a tea party
  17. Make a tent /den
  18. Have a game of football
  19. Make a kids gardening patch
  20. Make a fairy garden
  21. Go feed the ducks
  22. Do some painting
  23. Let the kids take some photos
  24. Fill a paddling pool up
  25. Go for a drive
  26. Make home made ice-cream / ice-lollies
  27. Have a sleepover
  28. Visit family and friends
  29. Have mini sports day with kids in the garden
  30. Get crafting in the garden
  31. Go to the beach
  32. Visit the library
  33. Have a scavenger hunt
  34. Make a cardboard box house or anything with cardboard boxes
  35. Make an obstacle course
  36. Visit the harbour
  37. Play hide and seek
  38. Have a star gazing night
  39. Look for bugs
  40. Go for a cliff path walk/ hike up a big hill
  41. Visit a castle
  42. Do some junk modelling
  43. Print off some activity sheets
  44. Play hairdressers (no scissors obvs)
  45. Make sock puppets
  46. Visit the charity shops
  47. Make a summer holiday scrapbook
  48. Try and learn an instrument
  49. Go kite flying
  50. Paint your own T-shirt
  51. Toast marshmallows on a wood burner/ bbq
  52. Get the board games out
  53. Paint nails
  54. Let the kids make their own home videos
  55. Have a karaoke / sing a long
  56. Let the kids cook dinner (with help)
  57. Tidy the bedrooms/ toy room and donate to a charity
  58. decorate shells/ pebbles
  59. Draw a hopscotch with chalk on the pavement/ garden
  60. Let the kids wash the car with soapy water and sponges 
  61. Make super silk
  62. Old school colouring in books
  63. Make ups stories
  64. Play charades
  65. Make home made play dough
  66. Go window shopping
  67. Visit a farm
  68. Go fishing
  69. Play detectives
  70. Make home made jewellery
  71. Visit the pound shop and let the kids choose what to spend their £1
  72. Draw around your shadows with chalk
  73. Go roller blading
  74. Make magic potions
  75. Go fruit picking
  76. Learn to sew/ knit / crochet
  77. Make smoothies
  78.  Go swimming 
  79. Have a sunflower growing competition
  80. Go to a museum
 
As always thanks for stopping by. What will you be doing this summer? 

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