May 16, 2015

Kid’s Gift Basket: School’s OUT


Cue the Happy Dance! School is OUT!

Get ready for it!

The tragic, “I’m bored!” from your kiddos as the first few weeks of summer settle in.


Welcome them home, from their last day of school, with the

ULTIMATE “School’s Out” Anti-Boredom Basket!

School's Out Gift Basket

A BIG shout out to the talented Kayley Miller, for the cheery and bright printables! Check her out, she ROCKS!

This summer, create a gift basket equipped with activities designed to not only keep them busy, but create lasting memories!


First, gather some cheap, yet fun goodies to fill a basket!

School's Out Gift Basket
Some GREAT Summer Items to Include:

  • Paper airplane kit {I picked mine up at the store, but you can get an awesome one here!}
  • Bubbles
  • Nerf guns {this one rocks!}
  • Goggles
  • Tie-dye kit
  • Sidewalk chalk
  • Bug catcher
  • Balloons
  • Zoo, Arboretum or Pool Pass {be sure to check Groupon for these – they have awesome deals on fun activities with your kiddos! I’m a BIG fan!}
  • Not shown above: summer boredom busters printable pack, binoculars, four-square ball, other pool toys, sparklers, sandbox toys, watering can, glow sticks, or ingredients for a lemonade stand!

Not only can you include any of the time-filling items above, but we’ve ALSO created the ideal Summer Bucket List, full of fun, adventurous, educational and memory-making ideas! And if you have some ideas of your own, feel free to create your very own Summer Bucket List, with our blank bucket list printable.

But that’s not all! We’ve ALSO included FOUR scavenger hunt printables! So on your next nature walk, trip to the pool, park or zoo, grab one of our scavenger hunts and be sure to check off each item as you spend quality time with friends or family!


FREE Summer Printables

Once you’ve filled your gift basket, place the printable tag on the front and leave it out for your kiddos to find as they get home from their last day of school!

School's Out Gift Basket

They may not even make it in the door, as they sift through all the fun things found inside their gift basket!

Free Summer Printables for Kids

So, when you hear those dreaded words, “I’m bored!” you can send your kids to their basket instead of their room! {wink wink}


For more summer fun, check out this Summer Bucket List, perfect for just couples {or even the family} and our amazing round up of 101 Summer Boredom Busters!

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