Wednesday, 27 May 2015

25 Things To Do With Your Child At Least Once Before Age 5

This toddler and pre-schooler 'bucket list' is in no particular order and once is an absolute minimum for each item, but they can be repeated again and again. This list applies to both moms and dads. 

1.Go to the beach. Play in the water.

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     Build sandcastles.

2. Do a charity drive and give the collected items to the recipient in person with your child.

3. Random acts of kindness.

4. Play outdoors in the sand, leaves and mud.

5. Bake together.


6. Let them help you wash your car.

7. Milk a cow.

8. Plant something together and water the plant regularly together.

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9. Play hide and seek together.

10. Pray together.

11. Go to the zoo or to an animal farm.

12. Go camping, even if it is in your back yard or indoors.

13. Let them save for something and buy it themselves.

14.Ride bikes.

15. Tickle each other till you are both out of breath.

16. Feed the ducks.

17. Fly a kite.

18. Play in the rain.

19. Watch the sun rise.

20. Take your child to work with you.

21. Make a hand made gift for someone.

22. Scream at the top of your lungs for no reason.

23. Explore a new place. 

24. Blow bubbles together.

25. Snuggle under the blankets as a family and exchange hugs, kisses and snuggles together.


  1. Love your list - and happy to say we can tick off every single item

  2. Thanks Cat! Just one or two to tick off for Noodle for us. Squish is still one so his turn will still come for some of these. :)

  3. Love the list, have bookmarked it for things to do with K when he's a bit bigger.


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