Activity Ideas

Below, you will find ideas for activities to do with your little brother or sister! 

Physical Activities:
Water skiing
Swimming
Roller skating
Aerobics
Weight lifting
Twirling a baton
Learning a cheerleading routine
Learning a dance
Horseback riding
Wash a car
Walking (trails, mall)
Jogging
Golfing
Soccer
Canoeing
Bicycling
Tennis
Handball
Racquetball
Horseshoes
Fishing or catching tadpoles
Flying a kite
Throwing a Frisbee
Baseball
Football
Kickball
Bowling
Play foosball, air hockey, pool or ping pong at BBBS
Chop wood
Shovel snow


Hobbies:
Start a collection
Make puppets and do a skit
Draw faces on balloons
Paint rocks
Do model cars, planes, or boats
Buy a book of crafts
Go to craft shows
Sew or needlework
Knit
Grow plants
Do carpentry
Play musical instruments,
Play board games

Go To / Drive To:
(Or put on your own) puppet shows
Airport to watch the planes take off and land & visit the free museum
(Or put on your own) concerts
Fairs or help at one
Circus
Brown County
Pet store
Church
Country
Star gaze
Expensive neighborhoods


Indoor Activities:
Write an article about your experience as a match for BBBS
Experiment with different hairstyle
Introduce each other to family members
Visit a nursing home
Color
Do puzzles
Make bird feeders
Recite a poem
Sing a song
Read a recipe or thermometer


Cultural Experiences:
Go to a play.
Watch an athletic event
Be in or go to a fashion show
Go to the FW or Indy zoo
Go to the movies
Go to art museums
Go to historical museums

Academic:
Do Flash cards
Do homework together
Plan for future schooling
Learn to tell time
Read a book out loud
Workbooks
Make up your own stories
Go to the library
Go to the book store
Buy a book of interest
Do a leaf collection
Learn about another country
Get library cards
Visit your Little at school for lunch (with parent permission note)
Set goal with prizes for reading a certain number of books
Participate in the Summer Reading Program at the library
Visit a college campus
Research different websites
Visit different work sites
Take to your Little to work


Work Experiences:
Explore different job opportunities
Learn how to complete applications
Complete a resume
Help your Little open a savings account (with parent’s permission)
Fix something together
Clean your house or car
Do yard work together
Change your oil
Rehearse an interview