Crunchy Family Summer Bucket List: 30 fun things to try this summer!

The temperatures are warming up and summer is just around the corner!
You can make the most of your summer break by adding in some fun ideas.
Here are some ideas you can add to your family’s summer bucket list, some
with links to other great blogs!

Get out in nature.
Try out babywearing in the pool with a mesh ring sling.
Set up a clothes line.
Fly a kite.
Plant a tree.
Set up your yard for fun!
Tie dye shirts using natural dyes.
Host a clothing swap (great way to reuse clothes!)
Babywear in the great outdoors.
Hike a new trail.
Create/craft from recycling.
No screen day/week.
Take a class on herbal medicine.
Pick up litter in your community.
Repurpose old furniture.
Learn about plants native to your area.
Dance in the rain.
Visit a farmer’s market.
Learn how to make jam.
Make or buy all natural bug repellant.
Try out some new essential oils.
Make a ecosystem or nature themed sensory bin.
Plant a garden.
Adopt a pet from a shelter or rescue.
Join your library’s summer reading program.
Kids plan dinner and cook night.
Outdoor movie theater.
Visit a park you’ve never been to before.
Go on a picnic.
Try a new healthy food.

What fun things are on your bucket list this summer? Anything you would add?


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  1. May 15, 2017 / 2:24 pm

    Our last child is turning 18 next month. He's taking a year off before college so our summer bucket list will be made up of film projects (He'll be a film student), church events, and working our online businesses.

  2. May 16, 2017 / 8:36 am

    Our plans are to spend most of the times outdoors away from the TV and the phones.

  3. May 16, 2017 / 2:46 pm

    If you have your kids plan and cook night, you definitely need to post pictures. I feel like this would adorable! Or you might just end up eating chicken nuggets. Every kid I know LOVES chicken nuggets. lol.

  4. May 16, 2017 / 2:54 pm

    How much fun! I need to try all of these at some point. My bucket list this year is a little simpler… to travel and have fun!

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