The Ultimate Kids Bucket & Spade List

Do you ever find when you sit down to think about your next big holiday or even what to do at the weekend you draw a complete blank?  With so many possibilities, decisions like this can be tricky and before you know it the moments are lost.

The team at Love Holidays hate to think of families missing out on fun like this, and have come up with this inspirational list of things to do and see before the kids are too big to enjoy the family holiday.  This list will provide you with ideas for years to come for days out, weekends away and all your getaway plans. 

bucket and spade list If you’ve got a big year of celebrations ahead, important birthdays or milestones why not visit Walt Disney World in Florida or go on a movie set in Hollywood?  Get planning and you’ll knock them off your list before the kids have left home.

Why not print off the list and sit down together and see what you can already tick off.  We’ve been lucky enough to see the pyramids in Egypt already.  We’ve been to the Eiffel Tower and seen the most amazing secret caves in Nerja, Costa Del Sol.  They would absolutely take your breath away.

theme park This weekend we took the kids to a UK theme park.  Princess loved driving the vintage car around Thomas Land at Drayton Manor on Saturday.  We love watching her get excited about which ride she wants to go on.  It’s definitely something to make the most of while she still wants to go with Mum & Dad.

What would you most like to tick of your list this year?

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Zena Goldman is a UK based travel, family & lifestyle blogger who left her 9-5 job behind in the not-for-profit sector to follow her creative dreams and enjoy a more flexible family life. She began writing Zena’s Suitcase in 2011 and shares the holidays and adventures she goes on with (and without) her 2 young daughters. She wishes her son would join them more often but he’s carving out his own dreams now and enjoying university life.

Since beginning Zena’s Suitcase she has worked with a number of brands and also has a regular monthly feature in the ASDA Good Living Magazine feature, ‘Ask The Expert’ where she shares helpful parenting tips. In 2018 she was also a finalist in the prestigious BIBs Awards for Social Media.

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  1. May 19, 2015 / 6:55 am

    We love bucket lists! We’re working on our summer one now, so I’ll check this out for ideas.

    Thanks for hosting #myfavouritepost x
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  2. May 19, 2015 / 8:18 am

    Bucket and spade list, that’s amazing! Sounds like you guys have done lots already, and I’m sure you’ll have a brilliant weekend at Thomas land. Enjoy honey xx
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  3. May 19, 2015 / 8:43 am

    Love a good bucket list! Will take a look later. #myfavouritepost
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  4. May 19, 2015 / 10:24 am

    Great idea, my kids would love Thomasland at Drayton Manor. There is so many things I want to experience with my children.
    Hopefully I will have a lottery win to accompany my bucket and spade list 🙂

  5. Mrs Tubbs
    May 19, 2015 / 8:16 pm

    What an excellent idea! #myfavouritepost

  6. May 20, 2015 / 2:00 pm

    A bucket list is such a great idea. We did one a few summers ago, but I feel inspired to do it again, especially as we have two French exchange children staying with us this summer, who will need entertaining!
    Thank you for hosting #myfavouritepost
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  7. Jenni - Odd Socks and Lollipops
    May 22, 2015 / 8:32 pm

    I do love bucket lists, I am (slowly) working on my for this year it’s so much fun =)

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