100 Things To Do In The School Holidays
School term breaks or school holidays come around so quickly. Usually, most of you are looking forward to the break. No early school mornings, making lunches, getting kids to do homework etc. But just as easily the school holiday time can pass without having done anything memorable.
Well here, as a starting point, are 100 things to do in the school holidays. Inspiration and ideas for you to write your own fun list, as well as a few home projects or errands you want to accomplish!
Don’t forget to download your free School Holiday Planner too, to print out and stick on the fridge! Check out the link at the end of this post.
With Friends and/or Extended Family
1 Have a sleepover.
2. Plan a play date to each other’s homes.
3. Go to a park to ride bikes.
4. Play soccer.
5. Have a game of bocce.
6. Meet up at a indoor play centre.
7. Go on a bush walk or nature walk together.
8. Have a picnic at an adventure playground.
9. Dress up and take funny photos.
10.. Start a secret club (with all kids included).
11. Meet at the local pool for swimming.
Family Projects At Home
12. Declutter and re-organise the toys.
13. Weed the garden.
14. Plant a vegetable garden.
16. Clean out and wash the school work
17. Declutter and organise the kids’ clothes.
19. Clean out the pantry.
20. Declutter the freezer.
21. Re-fill the freezer with school snacks for the following term.
23. A fun park.
24. Take a ride on a ferry.
25. Use public transport and visit the city for the day.
26. An animal shelter.
27. A wildlife park.
28. The beach.
29. A theatre production especially for children.
32. Op shops or thrift stores.
34. A botanical garden.
35. Indoor rock climbing centre.
36. Music concert.
37. Art and craft class.
38. Kids’ workshop at Bunnings.
39. Maccas playground.
40. Local park.
41. Ice skating rink.
42. Art gallery.
44. Strawberry farm.
45. Fruit orchards.
46. Chocolate factory.
47. Ice creamery.
48. Local markets.
49. Kids’ cooking class.
50. A new area of your city or a town.
51. Puppet Show.
Create, Make Or Bake
52. Cubbies with blankets or boxes.
53. Box construction.
54. Kinetic sand
55. Play dough.
56. Drawing or colouring in.
57. Cookies or a cake.
58. Home made pizza.
59. A fruit or salad platter.
60. An outdoor obstacle course.
61. Finger puppets.
62. Gingerbread people.
63. Sew doll’s clothes.
64. Bead jewelry.
65. Write a story.
66. Build a Lego construction.
67. Design a range of fashion clothes.
68. Knit a scarf.
69. Decorate cupcakes.
70. Make crazy sandwich fillings.
72. Treasure hunt.
73. Hide and seek.
74. Pretend or imaginary games.
77. Lego or Duplo.
79. Hop scotch.
80. Jump rope.
81. Write thank you cards.
83. Dental check ups.
84. Annual eye test.
85. Take the dog for a vet check.
86. Get the car serviced.
87. Clean, mend or replace school uniforms.
88. Restock school supplies.
89. Buy the essentials hair lackeys, undies and socks.
90. Buy new school shoes.
91. Sleep in.
92. Have a “make your own fun” day.
93. Read books.
94. Lie outside.
95. Take a nap.
96. Listen to an audio book.
97. Have unstructured play time.
98. Spend time in nature.
99. Talk to each other.
100. Let the kids make their own breakfast or lunch.
Click on the link below to get your free school holiday planner now!
Create an outline of what activities and jobs you want to do in the school holidays!
Even stick it to the fridge so that the kids know what will be happening, when.
What does your family like to do on school holidays?
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