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The Ultimate Summer Holidays Bucket List!

30 Ideas to Keep You Busy This Summer Holidays

With the summer holidays in full swing, it can be tricky to continuously come up with new ideas to keep your little ones entertained throughout this six-week break. One way to solve this is a summer holidays bucket list filled with fun, simple and inexpensive activities to keep you busy during the holidays!

  • Create a scrapbook to document all of the exciting memories made over the summer holidays

  • Make cakes or biscuits with fun decorations

  • Play board games together

  • Design a treasure hunt with clues and prizes

  • Visit the river to feed the ducks

  • Fly a kite

  • See animals at a zoo or local farm

  • Create a home cinema with popcorn

  • Play mini golf

  • Get creative and decorate photo frames

  • Visit a national trust attraction

  • Go for a forest walk and follow a new trail.

  • Set up a tent in the back garden

  • Head to the beach when the weather allows

  • Take a trip to a museum – which usually offer free entry

  • Play a game of bowling and the arcade

  • Visit an aquarium or if this becomes too costly visit a garden centre or pet shop which usually have plenty of animals to see

  • Set up a picnic at the park or even in the garden with all of the teddies

  • Go to the library and discover new books

  • Design your own t-shirt

  • Build a den

  • Visit a trampoline park

  • Hold your own Olympics

  • Go swimming or visit a splash park

  • Do jigsaws and puzzles

  • Make homemade pizzas

  • Plant flowers

  • Go on a bike ride

  • Put on a fashion show

  • Hold a water balloon fight

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