VOLUNTEER RESOURCES

ACTIVITY IDEAS

Want to try something new with your Little? Switch up from your normal? Well, we’ve collected a plethora of easy, cheap, & fun ways for you to do just that.

GO-TO ADVENTURES

Local Park – more specifics below
Concerts (or put on your own)
Foellinger Theatre free concerts & shows
County Fairs
Local Festivals
A Play or Musical
Athletic events
Fashion show
FW or Indy Zoo
Art Museum
Movie Theatre
Historical Museum
Library
Book Store
Circus
Pet store to play with animals
Church
Star gazing
Craft shows
Puppet show (or put on your own)
FW Airport to watch planes & visit the free museum

WORK EXPERIENCES

Volunteer together – more specifics below!
Explore different job opportunities
Take you Little to work
Do a job tour
Visit a college campus
Learn how to complete applications
Complete a resume
Open a saving account (with the parent’s permission)
Do a hands-on fix-it project
Clean your house or car together
Work on a car together
Do yard work together
Rehearse an interview

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES

Water skiing
Swimming
Roller skating
Weight lifting
Learn baton twirling
Learn a cheerleading routine
Learn a dance
Horseback riding
Wash a car
Hiking trails
Going for a walk
Jogging
Golfing
Soccer
Canoeing
Bicycling
Tennis
Handball
Racquetball
Horseshoes
Fish or catch tadpoles
Flying a kite
Playing Frisbee
Baseball
Football
Kickball
Bowling
Play at the BBBS game room: foosball, air hockey, pool, or ping pong
Plant a garden or plant

LOCAL PARKS

Check out our local Parks & Recreation Departments to find many free & low-cost events throughout the year
Angola
Auburn
Coldwater
Adams County
Lagrange County
Fort Wayne
Kendallville
Hillsdale
Huntington
Three Rivers
Warsaw

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

Make & Practice flashcards for math, spelling, or vocab
Do homework together
Practice telling time
Read books aloud
Do workbooks
Buy a book & read it together
Collect leaves
Learn about another country
Get library cards
Have lunch at school together (with parent permission note)
Set reading goals with prizes
Join the Summer Reading Program at the library
Plan for future schooling
Visit a college campus

INDOOR ACTIVITIES

Color
Do puzzles
Make bird feeders
Sing along together
Cook
Visit a nursing home
Meet each other’s family members
Read books or poems
Write or Makeup a story
Make up fun activities
Make puppets and do a skit
Paint rocks
Make cards for family & friends
Put together model cars, planes, or boats
Make crafts
Sew or learn needlepoint
Knit
Play musical instruments
Play board games