What Can I Do Now?


Here are 100 ideas for things you can do to have a super summer. Each time you do one of them, make a check mark by it. If you do it more than once, check it again.

Make a macaroni necklace Have a pots and pans parade Take a ride on a bus Make a design with a ruler Work on a coin collection Make roads for toy cars Find animals in the clouds Make a plastic water slide Play a game of croquet Tend your little brother or sister Go to the zoo Make a dinner from a Friend recipe Make doll clothes Make a willow whistle Build a clubhouse Make and fly a kite Read the Book of Mormon Draw a picture of a horse Jump on a trampoline Wash the car Learn ten new words Read five poems Practice adding and subtracting Give the dog a bath Watch workmen build a house Pull weeds Pick some flowers for someone special Play hopscotch with a friend Practice throwing a baseball Study about something in an encyclopedia Build something out of wood Clean the bathroom Have a water fight Tell a story from the Friend Play ticktacktoe Make something in a sandpile Climb a tree Invite friends over and play school Make a toy boat that sails Go joggingWork on a rock collection Sweep the garage Plan a surprise for your mom Ride your bike five miles Have a neighborhood sack race Practice riding on a skateboard Play hide-and-go-seek Study a road map Make a toy boat Make a log cabin out of Popsicle sticks Make hollyhock dolls Run through the sprinkler Practice shooting marbles Water the flowers Start a journal Work to earn some money Read a book Start a bug collection Write a letter to an ill person Go roller-skating Identify five constellations seen at night Put a puzzle together Check out books from the library Pick up empty bottles and cans Pick vegetables in the garden Visit your dad at his work Make a lei out of blossoms Build a model airplane Practice cursive writing Have a Ping-Pong tournament Go fishing with your dad Invite someone to a barbecue Find a four-leaf clover Learn to play a song Blow soap bubbles Make a list of famous people Hunt for arrowheads Visit an amusement park Draw a giant picture on butcher paper Visit a museum Put colored sands in a bottle Play one of your board games Sleep out in a sleeping bag Go on a camping trip Take a summer class Make a lunch and go on a hike Do a crossword puzzle Play in a baseball game Make cookies Teach your dog a trick Mow the lawn Take a ride on a train Take swimming lessons Work with your mother Ride a horse Visit your grandparents Go on a picnic with friends List states you have visited Make and keep a daily schedule for a month Go to a concert

[illustrations] Illustrated by Doug Roy