Teen Time: 27 Ideas for Summertime Fun With Your Tween or Teen! by Sheryl Gould

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Teen Time: 27 Ideas for Summertime Fun With Your Tween or Teen!

Sometimes summer activities to enjoy with teens can be a challenge. Here are a few tried-and-true activities to do with your tween or teen. Get your kid's input and pick a few to enjoy together. 

  1. Find a pool, waterpark, beach or a lake.
  2. Have a backyard or beach bonfire with s'mores
  3. Play sports – basketball (or horse or four square), football, soccer, badminton, softball, Frisbee or kick the can. 
  4. Attend an outdoor music festival, amusement park or local carnival (let them invite a friend). 
  5. Dine at an ethnic restaurant of their choice. 
  6. Attend a baseball game. 
  7. Go to a local farmers market. Let them pick what they want to eat. (Try Cheryl Leahy's farmer's market minestrone soup.)
  8. Play golf – miniature or adult.
  9. Go kayaking, canoeing or sailing.
  10. Have a squirt gun fight.
  11. Play tennis, volleyball or badminton. 
  12. Hit the go-kart tracks.
  13. Hike on a local nature trail. 
  14. Take an outdoor yoga class .
  15. Help at a homeless shelter. 
  16. Take an adventurous day trip. 
  17. Cookout or go camping
  18. Star gaze. 
  19. Walk a dog at an animal rescue. 
  20. Plant a garden
  21. Find an outdoor rock climbing wall.
  22. Make a favorite pie together. 
  23. Sing karaoke. 
  24. Go for a bike ride. 
  25. Run or walk a race.
  26. Watch the sunset or sunrise. 
  27. Go fishing. 

Be intentional to schedule fun time ahead of time and put it on your calendar! Relax and enjoy yourself!

Donna John
Such great ideas, Sheryl Gould ! It can be hard to find things that tweens and teens want to do - especially as a family. What a great list!
Sheryl Gould
Thanks Donna John ! Yep! I so agree. Picking a fun ethnic restaurant to go to in the city today!
Kim Kusiciel
This is a fantastic list of ideas! I am printing it out. Thanks Sheryl Gould! Your tip has been pinned, check it out everyone! www.pinterest.com/pin/17831446...

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