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Summer is here, and it's time to make the most of it! Get ready for an amazing summer filled with fun, laughter, and countless memories. We've carefully curated a fantastic list of 50 things to do over the summer, ensuring you enjoy every moment of this sun-kissed season. From thrilling outdoor escapades to relaxing indoor activities, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Let's dive into the summer fun!

  1. Children write a list of things to do in the holidays 

  2. Make an obstacle course in the garden / park

  3. Draw with chalk or water

  4. Keep a summer journal – notes and drawings

  5. Play in the sand at Moyles Court or the beach

  6. Have a picnic / teddy bears’ picnic

  7. Make fruit kebabs

  8. Roast marshmallows on a fire

  9. Repair something

  10. Try geocashing

  11. Lie out under the stars at night

  12. Camp in the garden / lounge

  13. Make a den in the garden / house

  14. Race paper boats across a tray of water

  15. Different people tell a story one line at a time 

  16. Make sock monkeys / bunnies

  17. Put on a puppet show

  18. Make friendship bracelets

  19. Go on a scavenger hunt

  20. Have a board game afternoon

  21. Have a water fight

  22. Fingerprint the whole family and compare them

  23. Make a family picture of foot or handprints

  24. Read from a book every day

  25. Play 40:40 or hide and seek

  26. Make slime

  27. Explore the New Forest or Poulner Lakes

  28. Float a stick down the river

  29. Have a standing long jump comp on sand

  30. Look for shapes in the clouds

  31. Put on a talent show

  32. Make some dominos and play

  33. Try connect 4 on paper

  34. Perform a random act of kindness

  35. Film a music video

  36. Find 10 different types of tree near your house

  37. Paint or draw a picture

  38. Make a collage

  39. Read to a sibling / adult / grandparent

  40. Make a wordsearch

  41. Try a new fruit of vegetable

  42. Tell a joke at dinnertime

  43. Bake a cake / biscuits

  44. Play charades

  45. Visit an elderly relative of neighbour

  46. Make a marble maze

  47. Examine a rockpool

  48. Visit a library

  49. Make popsicles

  50. See how many times you can fold a piece of paper

  51. Make something out of cereal boxes

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