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Summer Bucket List

Summer Bucket List

Minnesota summers are short… way too short! So make the most of your summer this year. Here are a few simple, fun summer bucket list ideas – how many can your family check off this list?

  • Write a poem
  • Make a bouquet of dandelions
  • Sleep in a tent
  • Take a selfie with the blue rooster at the Walker Art Center sculpture garden
  • Eat an ice cream cone
  • Eat at least three s’mores in one sitting
  • Find the triceratops at Science Museum of Minnesota
  • Watch fireworks
  • Run through a sprinkler
  • Read a book outside
  • Go down the slide in The Scramble, screaming the entire time
  • Go outside after a rainfall and find a worm
  • Visit a Minnesota state park
  • Create your own machine in The Studio
  • Catch a fish
  • Draw your family with chalk on the sidewalk
  • Go outside after a rainfall and find a worm
  • Visit a Minnesota state park
  • Say “Hello” to a polar bear at Como Zoo
  • Stop and smell the roses (literally!)
  • Do a little dance in public
  • Go to a Twins, Saints or Minnesota United FC game
  • Launch 10 or more ping pong balls at once in Forces at Play
  • Skip a stone on a river or lake
  • Ride a Metro Transit light rail train
  • Fill a bucket with acorns

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