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Go to the beach or walk along a river in the sand.

Grow a tomato or sunflower plant.

Walk barefoot through the grass.

Build a sandcastle.

Play frisbee golf.

Grab a blanket, spread it out in the grass and cloud watch.

Bike five miles.

Go swimming.

Play with water balloons.

Soak in the bathtub with homemade summer bath salts.

Sketch a flower that is growing in your yard.

Bury a friend in the sand.
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Go fishing.

Sleep in your backyard, under the stars.

Visit the local library and sign your kids up for the summer reading program.

Swap a favorite book with a friend and read it.

Make a friendship bracelet and send it to your friend.

Have a watermelon seed spitting contest.

Have a high tea, only use iced-teas.

Make a root beer float.
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Paint your fingernails with bright sparkly polish.

Watch the sunrise.

Learn to grill pizza crust.
Eat some fruit with fruit dip.

Make a collage out of old magazines.


Skip stones at a lake.

Make your own popsicles.

Make a earring holder out of a branch.

Make peach lemonade.

Have a scavenger hunt.

Make a whirlpool in a kids pool or play Ice Cubes and Piggies Game.

Visit a flower garden and/or butterfly house.

Turn up the music and dance.

Play mini-golf.

Learn how to hula-hoop.

Create a sidewalk mural with chalk, use a tropical theme.
Wake up at sunrise and take a picnic lunch to a park and watch the sunrise.

Look your kids in the eyes and tell them you are so happy they were born!