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100 cheap and free things to do this summer!

School’s out and the weather is nice but no one wants to break the bank or have a repetitive summer! Don’t fear because the #justmomminsummer19 Free & Cheap Summer Activities list is here! To make this summer even better, on August 20, 2019, I will be choosing one follower who tags #justmomminsummer19 on a picture of one of these activities(or sharing a post of the challenge) to win a surprise end of summer gift!

Child eating watermelon

The 100 Free & Cheap Summer Activities:

  1. Make a sprinkler obstacle course.
  2. Create and hide kindness rocks
  3. Build a giant sandcastle
  4. Have a backyard campout
  5. Start a water balloon fight
  6. Paint with water guns
  7. Plant a butterfly garden
  8. Create a scavenger hunt
  9. Build a fort or tree house
  10. Go swimming
  11. Have an impromptu dance party
  12. Take a hike in the woods
  13. Go fishing
  14. Make a fairy house
  15. Fly a kite
  16. Go to an outdoor concert
  17. Jump in puddles
  18. Have breakfast for dinner
  19. Learn a new skill (like riding a skateboard)
  20. Make friendship bracelets
  21. Color with chalk
  22. Pick berries
  23. Go to a museum
  24. Climb a tree
  25. Have a lemonade stand
  26. Create an outdoor reading spot
  27. Make a new friend
  28. Go to a fair
  29. Watch fireworks
  30. Learn about local wildlife and how to help them
  31. Go for a bike ride
  32. Make smores over a fire
  33. Go to a baseball game
  34. Play dodgeball
  35. Volunteer or drop off donations at your local food bank
  36. Throw rocks in the water
  37. Watch clouds for fun shapes
  38. Make handprint art
  39. Picnic at the park
  40. Watch a parade
  41. Make homemade fruit popsicles
  42. Go bowling
  43. Make homemade ice cream
  44. Pizza party
  45. Check out a full moon and observe the stars
  46. Go mini golfing
  47. Make & bury a time capsule
  48. Build a birdhouse
  49. Bake cookies from scratch
  50. Have a pillow fight
  51. Watch a sunset
  52. Watch a sunrise
  53. Eat corn on the cob or macaroni salad
  54. Play frisbee
  55. Catch fireflies(and let them go)
  56. Eat a snow cone
  57. Feed ducks
  58. Drink root beer floats
  59. Have a family game night
  60. Tye dye t-shirts
  61. Eat watermelon
  62. Make something explode
  63. Collect seashells
  64. Play hide & seek
  65. Chase the ice cream truck
  66. Nap in a hammock(or pretend to nap)
  67. Play hopscotch
  68. Go to a splash pad
  69. Jump on a trampoline
  70. Send a letter to someone far away
  71. Go to the movies
  72. Snuggle in bed during a summer rainstorm
  73. Blow bubbles
  74. Play flashlight tag
  75. Dance in the rain
  76. Go to the library
  77. Write a story(or a book)
  78. Find a 4 leaf clover
  79. Make fresh squeezed lemonade or orange juice
  80. Spend an entire day barefoot
  81. Get a temporary tattoo
  82. Have a bonfire(or at least a campfire)
  83. Ride a Ferris Wheel
  84. Donate old books to a Little Free Library
  85. Play on a slip and slide
  86. Make a smoothie
  87. Go on a boat
  88. Run a race
  89. Take a photo in a beautiful location
  90. Find a rainbow
  91. Swing on the swings
  92. Play Marco Polo
  93. Go to a Farmer’s Market
  94. Read a new book
  95. Make a sun catcher
  96. Leave cold water and snacks for the mailman
  97. Visit 10 different playgrounds
  98. Find a sunflower
  99. Go & explore somewhere new within 10 miles of your home
  100. Perform a random act of kindness for a stranger

 

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