Here is a booklet you can print (with space in between each letter and its corresponding activity). It is a self-paced guide for keeping your adolescent productive over the summer. Good for ages 9 and up, boy or girl. (Tell them it can be done in any order.)
A Arrange clothes in drawers neatly, removing any un-wearables.
B Brush up on math skills:
times tables, measurements, or do a math page in a workbook.
C Cook dinner with Mom or Dad.
D Do something secret for someone.
Record it upside down here.
20 minutes of any activity. Record it daily.
F Friends are great!
Invite one over.
Write down all the games in your home. Play every single one.
H Help someone.
Write down what you did.
check out a science related book and do an experiment.
J Junk drawer madness.
You know what to do.
K Keep a list of movies you watch over the summer.
L Love your neighbor.
Commit to pray for a specific neighbor.
M Memorize the following Scriptures:
1 John 3:1, Hebrews 12:1, 1 Timothy 4:12
N New things are a delight.
Buy something new for a missionary.
O Operate a variety of appliances (vacuum, blender, iron, etc). List:
P Print something you’ve typed.
Q Quit complaining that you’re bored.
R Read, of course!
Three books over the summer. Try reading one about a different country or culture. Maybe make one a biography or non-fiction.
S Sit and daydream for ½ hour.
T Tithe your allowance and summer earnings.
U Use the computer to improve typing.
Use an online course (with permission).
V Visit a museum.
W Write a grandparent.
Record the dates.
X e-Xamine yourself.
Write down 5 strengths and 3 weaknesses. Then write the Lord a letter thanking him for the strengths and asking him to use them for his glory. Also see if he has instructions for your eliminating or reducing weaknesses.
Y Yard work.
Oh yeah, pull up some of dem weeds!
Z Z words are lonely.
They are rarely used. Look in the dictionary and write down 20 Z words and their definitions.