Home School Life Journal From Preschool to High School

Home School Life Journal ........... Ceramics by Katie Bergenholtz
"Let us strive to make each moment beautiful."
Saint Francis DeSales

Summer Bucket List for Families

June 21:Tie Dye Party
June 22: Decorate Walking Sticks
June 23: Letterboxing

June 24: Glow Stick Man

June 30: Summer Watermelon Treat Packets

July 1: Seafood Boil at Home

July 2: Make a Zoom "Ball"

July 3: Fizzy Explosion Bags

July 4: Make Red, White and Blue Firecracker Jello Cups

July 5: Operation Rescue Super Heroes

July 6: Make a Mini Mint Garden

July 7: Make Your Own Gem Mine

July 8: Make Ladybug Cookies

July 9: Take a Firefly Walk

July 10: Make a Windsock

July 11: Make Homemade Ice Cream in a Homemade Ice Cream Maker

July 12: Make a Watermelon Cake

July 13: Make a Solar S'mores Maker

July 14: Make a Balloon Rocket

July 15: Make an Edible Sand Dessert

July 16: Make a Watermelon Picnic Blanket or Tablecloth

July 17: Make a Summer Journal

July 18: Play Pooh Sticks

July 19: Make a Strawberry Fizz

July 20: Do Suminagashi: The Art of Japanese Paper Marbling

July 21: Visit a Local Cultural Store
July 22: Make Bejeweled Goblets

July 23: Make a Watermelon Shark for Shark week.

July 24: Make ice cube boats.

July 25: Have Christmas in July.

July 26: Make an Ivory soap cloud.

July 27: Make Baby Bel umbrellas.

July 28: Make collage art.

July 29: Make cucumber boats.

July 30: Make sand dollar cookies.

July 31: Make a tea bag rocket.

August 1: Have a Bird Race

August 2: Make Beads

August 3: Make Dandelion Chains

August 4: Make Clothespin Dolls

August 5: Make a Dream Catcher

August 6: Make a Giant Bubble Wand

August 7: Make Coffee Can Stilts

August 8: Make Cosmic Sponge Balls

August 9: Make Twig and Maple Seed Dragonflies

August 10: Paint with Bubbles

August 11: Make Juice Box Boats

August 12: Make Firefly Lanterns

August 13: Make Potato Prints on Fabric

August 14: Make Campfire Sundaes

August 15: Climb

August 16: Make Magic Color Changing Drinks

August 17: Go to a Pick-Your-Own Place

August 18: Make a Watermelon Slushie

August 19: Make Cloud Parfaits

August 20: Make a Light-bulb Light up Without a Socket

August 21: Make Your Own Slime

exotic fruit tasting
August 22: Have an Exotic Fruit Tasting

August 23: Make a Sandcastle Treat

August 24: Make No-Sew T-Shirt Bags

August 25: Paint En Plein Air

August 26: Make a Mini Cream Pie Bar

August 27: Have a Home Movie Night

August 28: Make Your Own Sushi

August 29: Make Your Own Gak

August 30: Make Plaintain Shooters

August 31: Make Bird Puppets

September 1: Watercolor & Crayon Resist Leaves

September 2: Butterflies for Lunch
Simple Beach Keepsake Craft
September 3: Make a Beach Memories Keeper

September 4: Have a Labor Day Cookout


  1. I always enjoy reading what you come up with. You are a good resource for fun and creative!

  2. Your bucket list activities look like a lot of fun! I think Bethany would enjoy making the magnets.

  3. This is so amazing... what a great way to spend the summer!


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