How to Summer: 31 Things to Try
Summer is a time for exploration and fun - no matter what age you are!
If you’ve been following us on Facebook, we’ve been posting a different activity for each day of July as a part of our Summer Series! We hope you’ve discovered something new, and enjoyed it to the fullest! Here is the complete list.
Scroll to the bottom for a surprise announcement - a real treat, especially if you’re a foodie!
Day #1. Make a Long Slip and Slide
Day #2. Make a Towel Animal: 5 Ways. You can use it after the Slip and Slide!
Day #3. Upcycle an old, broken skateboard. Make a Skateboard Swing!
Day #4. Learn how to Guess Someone’s Astrological Sign. A fun hobby or a great conversation starter!
Day #5. Did you know you can Open a Beer Bottle with a Dollar Bill? Learn how!
Day #6. DIY Air Conditioner for $15. A similar A/C Unit costs $454! This can be built to be battery-operated, plugged into a USB port, or solar powered! Tip: Keep frozen bottles of water on hand in the freezer.
Day #7. Learn how to say ‘hello’ in over 100 different languages!
Day #8. Make a TV Exercise Game. (Hint: … or Drinking Game.) Sample Exercise Games for the following TV Shows included at the bottom: Doctor Who, Downton Abbey, The Bachelor, Survivor, Jeopardy!, and The Apprentice.
Day #9. Thinking about a new hairstyle? Choose a Haircut That Flatters Your Facial Shape!
Day #10. Turn a T Shirt Into a Pillowcase!
Day #11. Look into the night! Find Your Way Around the Summer Night Sky.
Day #12. Camp out with a book in this simple, comfy DIY Teepee Bed Nook. Or surprise a loved one! Great for kids and adults alike!
Day #13. Make a Hobo Stove: a fast and easy way to turn a large can into a simple stove for cooking outdoors!
Day #14. Remember that epic scene in Casino Royale? Try Parkour or Free Running!
Day #15. Make a Small Fox from a Plastic Straw!
Day #16. Make a Chevron Friendship Bracelet!
Day #17. Make a Sock Monkey!
Day #18. DIY Personal Floating Mini-Bar!
Day #19. Bake Cookies on Your Car Dashboard. Take advantage of the heat!
Day #20. DIY Beeswax Lip Balm.
Day #21. 25+ Ways to Reuse an Empty Altoids Tin!
Day #22. Learn this nifty trick: turn any hoodie into a Laptop Bag - or a bag in general! Great idea for a festival or a concert!
Day #23. Make Bubble Snakes (with Bubble Blowing Mixture steps included!). Tip: Add food coloring!
Day #24. Turn an old pair of Jeans into Shorts!
Day #25. Make a Piñata! Draw inspiration from your favorite cartoon character or your pet!
Day #26. Quickly put together a Scavenger Hunt with our Sample Item Lists!
Day #27. Green Tea + Peach = DIY Face Peel Mask.
Day #28. Use your Car’s Engine to Cook Food! Essentially braising - slower than a conventional oven and faster than a slow cooker. Commuting can heat up Breakfast Sandwiches or Hot Dogs. A long trip can make Roasts and Complete Meals!
Day #29. Here are 9+ Ways to Reuse Books!
Day #30. Express Yourself: Make a Blog!
Day #31. Revive that childhood wonder: Make a Kite. Fly a Kite.
Surprise! Foodies Rejoice!
If you enjoyed this “How to Summer” series, be sure to take a look at our Facebook page tomorrow… for the beginning of Summer Series Part II: 31 Things to Eat this Summer!