Beach Day – Summer checklist – Update #10

There are few things that make me happier than a day on the beach. The sounds. The smells (except for dead fish smells). The feeling of sand between my toes. *sigh* So happy. My girls have definitely inherited my love of the beach as well. Baby girl’s favorite thing to do is dig in…well…whatever….dirt, rocks, wood chips, sand. So, she loves the beach. Big girl has begun to really love constructing castles with sand and rocks and whatever else she can find while also splashing in the water.

Blues skies that seem to go on forever. Love it!

Added bonus: a day at the beach fulfilled one of the things on big girl’s summer list.

Our summer checklist thus far:

  • Go to the library.
  • Go to the pool.
  • Make banana pudding.
  • Ride the train at the mall.
  • Go to the playground.
  • Make cookies.
  • Go downtown.
  • Go on a hike.
  • Have a picnic.
  • Go to American Girl Place.
  • Go to the beach.
  • Go to the zoo.
  • Eat at Flat Top Grill.
  • Read books.
  • Eat at Noodles & Company.
  • Get ice cream.
  • Go to the splash pads downtown.
  • Go to the water park.
  • Go to a festival.
  • Go to the movie theater.
  • Play on the McDonalds playground after lunch.
  • Go to family fun festival downtown.
  • Go to the Art Museum and go to the kids area after looking at paintings.
  • Go to the dinosaur museum (Field Museum).
  • Go to the space museum (Adler Planetarium).
  • Have a pajama day. (Although big girl has now requested that we have 100 pajama days.)
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