It’s summer! The sun is out, the kids are home from school and…. what are you going to do next?! If you need help getting organized for summer, these free printables are just what you need.
You’ll find checklists for road trips and cleaning. You’ll get ideas for travel photos to take, road trip scavenger hunts, and what to pack. Plus, you’ll find help for planning a party with the BBQ checklist.
Get your whole family in a routine for the summer, as well as keeping track of what your kids are reading while they’re home from school. Don’t miss the beach essentials checklist either. No matter what activities you’re planning, we have you covered!
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1. Free Road Trip Checklist Printable
From Freebie Finding Mom
Ah, the open road. I can just imagine the wind in my hair, the smell of fresh air, and the kids in the back seat asking if we are there yet. If you and your family are destined for the open road this summer, print off a copy of this free printable road trip packing list to stay organized and make sure you have everything you need to occupy the kiddos. This comprehensive checklist should take care of your family no matter where the road takes you.
2. Summer Binder with Printable Activity Sheets
From Thirty Handmade Days
A summer activities binder is meant to keep your kids busy and develop important school skills over the summer months. It is divided up into six sections including random acts of kindness, cooking, and quiet time. The sheets are set up as checklists to guide you but leave space for your kids to add their own ideas. My favorite ideas are the summer reading chart, summer movie express, and creative summer memories jar!
3. Free Printable Travel Photo Checklist
From Simple As That
Perfectly document your next trip, whether it is somewhere abroad or somewhere closer to home! This list of travel photo ideas will help you snap all of the shots you need to post to social media or make a family vacation scrapbook. Taking these photographs will help you share the wonderful story of your trip with all of your friends and family. I am definitely taking a copy with us on our next getaway.
4. Free Printable Road Trip Activity Book
From The Benson Street
Summer is in full swing and that means plenty of road trips are headed your way, When the kids in the backseat are starting to get squirrelly, you will be so glad that you prepared a few of these printable road trip activity books! This book is filled with fun activities and colouring pages that are great for kids of all ages. All you need to make this book is a printer, paper, and some crayons. Download the book at the end of the post.
5. Road Trip Scavenger Hunt Printables
From The Dating Divas
Do any of you have a road trip coming up in the near future? Take your road trip up a notch with some good old family fun and these free printable road trip scavenger hunts! Spend quality time together and have a blast searching for all of the license plates on your list or filling out an exciting road trip questionnaire. Even better? If you are trying to conserve paper or go all together paperless, the activities are also available in an ebook.
6. Let’s Go on a Trip Packing List
From Hello, Cuteness!
7. Summer BBQ Checklist
From Creative Savings
Anytime we plan to grill out with friends at the park or prep for a picnic on the beach, I always forget to bring something and it’s usually important! In an effort to reduce picnic forgetfulness, this brilliant blogger created a Summer BBQ Checklist with absolutely everything you need for your next cookout. Don’t forget things like a trash bag, lighter, or bug spray!
From The Graceful Journey
9. Beach Essentials Checklist
From I Hate Cleaning
When you are getting ready for a day filled with sun and waves at the beach, you need this list of beach essentials to help keep you on track! This free printable checklist lists everything that will make your trip the best it can be. Remember your hair brush, face wipes, and snacks! Print out a few copies and hang them on the fridge at your home or beach house for easy access when you are packing up.
10. Garage Sale Printables
From Create Craft Love
Spring is here which means garage sale season has begun. If you have ever tried to organize your own garage sale, you know that it can be super stressful. There is so much to remember and organise, plus you want to make yours stand out amongst the rest. Do not fret because these free printables will have you organized and ready to sell in no time at all. The free printable pack comes with everything you need for your event to go smoothly!
11. Summer Routine Printable
Help your kids make the most of summer break with a little bit of organization and this pretty printable routine reminder. Each day you and your kids can plan out what needs to be done, such as tidying up their rooms or getting outside for some fresh air and exercise. This little tool is a helpful one for adding structure to your days. Every family will have different schedules and priorities, so the printable is open for interpretation.
12. Packing Checklist & Menu for Camping
The smell of a roaring campfire, the sound of birds chirping, and the taste of ooey gooey smores are what makes a great camping trip. This checklist will help you avoid having to run out to the nearest store for forgotten items so that your camping trip can be relaxing and refreshing. The comprehensive list is filled with everything and anything you will need for a great trip. There is also a menu planner for easy grocery shopping!
13. Summer Toddler Routine Free Printables
From Jenny Free Style
With summer break nearly here, it is time to start thinking of fun plans for your family this summer. One important thing, for kids and adults alike, is to keep a routine and a little bit of structure throughout the summer. These free printables let you easily remind your little ones of daily routines, while also highlighting special activities throughout the summer! I would love to print these out and laminate them so dry erase markers could be used on them.
14. Summer Reading Checklist
We can all agree that instilling a love of reading in our kids is super important, as is keeping their minds busy and working over summer vacation. How can you get kids to keep reading regularly while also having summer-worthy fun? How about this free printable kit for your summer reading star! This wildly fun reading kit comes complete with a printable banner, a bingo card game, and two personalized bookmarks.
15. Summer Cleaning Checklist
From Clean Mama
If you want to tackle a little (or a lot of) cleaning during the summer months, you are going to find this summer cleaning checklist to be an amazing resource. Print it out and hang it somewhere you’ll see it to be reminded of your lists. Slowly work on checking those boxes, cleaning when it works for you and your family. By the end of summer, you will have a sparkling clean house that you can feel proud of.
Get ready for summer with these great supplies sourced by the Spaceships and Laser Beams team.
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- Popsicle Molds
- Original Deano Bag
- Electric Ice Cream Maker
- Roll-Up Blanket
- Sport-Brella Umbrella
- Wet Skin Junior Sunblock Spray
- Frisky Boys Shark Aqua Water Shoes
- Color Croquet Playset
- Boochie Ball Game
- Indoor S’mores Maker