Do you want to have an unforgettable time with the family this summer without spending too much money? Having a good time doesn’t mean your wallet has to suffer. Although vacations and amusement parks are great, there are dozens of other ways to spend quality time as a family making memories and saving money. This no-spend challenge-friendly summer bucket list printable is full of activities to enjoy every weekend.
Create a Summer Bucket List with the Kids
Before you head out on any adventures with the kids, gather everyone around the dining room table and work on creating a bucket list together. The printable encourages you to create a bucket list consisting of free and fun things that you’d like to try at some point during the summer. Give each person a chance to say something they’d like to do, whether they’d like to go fishing, swim at a local lake, or go for a hike on one of the trails in or around your area.
Give Your Family something to Look Forward to
This printable comes with a bucket list sheet consisting of different spots for you to put in details of the other things you’d all like to do throughout the summer. Use a black marker to write these activities down, and then scratch each one off the list after getting it done. Then, you can feel accomplished to see how many activities you’re knocking off your bucket list.
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It also gives you something to look forward to doing every few days. If you want to stay busy this summer, having a bucket list is the perfect way to make sure you’re never running out of things to do.
Learn How to Have Free Fun
Use the printable to learn how to have free fun. Sure, you might need to spend money on other expenses this summer, such as your utility bills and groceries, but you won’t need to spend money to have fun. The printable includes a broad range of activities for people with all different kinds of interests. Some of the activities that are worth a try include:
- Have a picnic. Prepare sandwiches and head out to a lovely park in your area to sit down in the grass, eat your food, and enjoy the scenery around you. Don’t forget to bring the frisbee, hula hoops, and other items to keep your children busy and entertained after eating.
- Have a water fight. Spend at least an hour in combat in the backyard or on the front lawn by arranging a water fight. You can fill balloons with water, use the hose, or even use any water guns that you already own. Fill them up and have fun running around with the children. Not only will you laugh a lot during the water fights, but you’ll also get in some exercise!
- Take long walks with the family. It won’t cost you anything to go for a long, relaxing walk with your loved ones. Choose where you’ll walk to, whether you’d like to head to a local park or want to walk around the neighborhood. When you’re taking these long walks as a family, you’re getting exercise and spending quality time together. Your children can talk to you, and you can speak to them. The memories made will last a lifetime.
These are only a few of the many activities suggested on the printable. If you don’t want to run out of fresh and fun ideas that will encourage you to spend more time together as a family, use this printable to your advantage.
Try New Things and Explore New Areas
When you’re following the printable consisting of different fun-filled activities, you’re getting a chance to try new things. You will do things that you haven’t done before with your children. And possibly, even explore new areas that you haven’t visited. If you want to get the children off the electronics and out to explore more, you can use the printable as a guide on activities that will keep everyone entertained. However, you don’t always have to leave your home to have fun. You can paint, make ice cream, and participate in other activities as a family.
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Who says that you have to spend a lot of money in order to make memories and have a genuinely good time with your loved ones? If you don’t want to spend a lot of money this summer, use the Summer No Spend Weekend/Bucket List Activities Printable. It comes with a convenient bucket list sheet that you can use to keep track of all the things you’d like to do with your family.