40 Things To Do in the School Holidays

Simple ideas on for how to spend your time off.

FINALLY the holidays have rolled around and it is time for you to enjoy that much anticipated ‘me time.’ If you are fresh out of ideas or looking for a little extra inspiration, hopefully you’ll find some helpful suggestions below.

Here I go, 40 Things To Do in the School Holidays:

  • Visit a museum
  • Take a free walking tour of your city
  • Bake some cookies
  • Try out a new craft
  • Plant something in your garden
  • Play your favourite tunes and have a dance
  • Have a bubble bath
  • Try a new food, restaurant or cafe
  • Go away for the night
  • Visit a nursery
  • Go to an art gallery
  • Camp out in your back yard (or lounge room)
  • Have a potluck meal with friends
  • Visit your nearest zoo or animal reserve
  • Watch an old time favourite movie
  • Head to the local library
  • Take a bush walk
  • Watch a sunrise
  • Try a new recipe
  • Go for a bike ride; most cities offer bike rentals
  • Have a picnic in the park
  • Search the local newspaper for free activities to attend
  • Write and send a letter or postcard
  • Look through some old photographs
  • Read a new book
  • Walk along the beach
  • List three tasks you must complete and a reward for doing each
  • Call a friend you haven’t spoken to in a while
  • Catch up on films at home with popcorn and treats
  • Research and write a list of places you’d like to visit
  • Prepare a meal with all colours of the rainbow
  • Buy some new stationary
  • Visit a local farmer’s market
  • Ride on public transport to a new location
  • Buy a bunch of flowers to brighten up your home
  • Treat yourself to a massage or beauty treatment
  • Write down five things you are truly grateful for
  • Do some goal setting; what do you hope to achieve in the next year?
  • Head to your nearest botanic gardens
  • Get dressed up and go on a date, by yourself

If you have some suggestions, I’d LOVE to hear from you!

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