Monday, June 29, 2009

And 40 More TV-Free Activities for Kids

This rounds out the list of 140 TV-Free Activities for Kids this summer. Please check out the other posts as well: Fifty TV Free Activities for Kids and Fifty MORE TV Free Activities for Kids

And don't miss 83 Things to Do on a Rainy Day!

1. Play mini-golf
2. Put a hammock up in the yard
3. Put the baby pool at the bottom of the slide
4. Recycle bottles and donate the money to a local charity
5. Rent a projector , hang a white sheet in the yard for a "drive-in" movie
6. Run (or walk) a race
7. Run through the sprinklers
8. Set up a lemonade stand
9. Sign up at library for Summer Reading Program
10. Sit under a shady tree
11. Sketch a picture of your house from the outside
12. Sleep on a bed of moss in the forest
13. Slip on the slip & slide
14. Spend time with your grandparents
15. Stargaze and track the moon phases
16. Start a band
17. Start a club with friends
18. Swim, swim, swim
19. Swing on swings
20. Swing on the rope swing
21. Take a big, cold drink right out of the nozzle of your hose
22. Take a ferry ride on Lake Champlain
23. Take a Gondola ride
24. Take a letterboxing hike
25. Take a walk and record the sounds
26. Take an outdoor shower
27. Take photos
28. Take swimming and/or diving lessons
29. Throw a cultural heritage block party
30. Throw rocks in the river
31. Use a compass or GPS to map your neighborhood
32. Visit a farm
33. Visit a local public flower garden
34. Visit a National Park
35. Visit a water park
36. Visit another country
37. Visit the Montshire Museum
38. Visit the ocean for a day or two
39. Wash mommy’s car/daddy’s truck
40. Watch a fireworks display


KnockKnocking said...

Now here are some good ideas! Thanks!

Christie Cottage said...

What a great list of activities!

SleightGirl said...

All great friend does the projector one, only he hangs it on the side of the pool and everyone sits on a floaty for a "swim"-in movie...yeah, the first time he did this he showed Jaws.

Michele said...

Such good ideas! A "no-tv-summer" sounds good to me!!

La Bajaudière said...

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Arelel Designs said...

Thanks for sharing...I love the comment about the man who showed a pool movie and played "Jaws"....LOL that is so funny and clever.

First Light Glass said...

Definitely needed this list. My kids are "bored."

Stacey said...

Fantastic list, I don't have any kids but think I'm going to do some of those myself, like swim and wash my own car!! :)

Living said...

Awesome list. I'm going to do some of them myself@