100 Things To Do With Older Kids

Posted on Jun 29 2015 - 4:15am by Beth
    Kid Fun Houston
  List of summer activities for older kids
 
1 AD Players Theater
2 Aquarium - 1/2 off on Tuesdays
3 Arboretum
4 Bat Colony at Waugh Bridge
5 Battleship Texas
6 Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
7 Bayou Wildlife - ride the train and feed the animals
8 Bellaire Aquatics Center - go for a swim
9 Bellaire Nature Center - take a class
10 Blessington Farms - Pick berries
11 Bowling - join a summer bowling group
12 Buffalo Bayou Pontoon Boat Tour
13 Build something that they're interested in
14 California Pizza Kitchen - organize a cooking class
15 Camp Cullen through the YMCA
16 Camps - There are tons available.
17 Chase Building - See the view of the city.
18 City Hall - take a tour
19 Comedy Show
20 Company Onstage Theater
21 Concert or listen to a band
22 Cooking Class
23 Crocodile Encounter
24 Dave & Buster's - play games
25 Discovery Green events
26 Downtown tunnels
27 Fishing
28 Food Trucks - try new ones
29 Froberg's Farms - Pick berries
30 Galveston
31 George Ranch
32 Giant Beatles Statues - take a picture
33 Go on a walking tour
34 Great Harvest Bakery Tour
35 Hermann Park - paddle boats
36 HITS
37 Horseback riding
38 HPD Mounted Tour - feed the horses
39 Ice Skating
40 Ifly
41 IMAX movie
42 IT'Z Houston - bowling, bumper cars, lasertag, etc.
43 Jumping World
44 Kart 21
45 Kegg's Candy - organize a tour
46 Kemah
47 KSBJ Radio Station Tour
48 Laser Tag
49 Learning tours - tour a post office, pharmacy, ER, bank, etc.
50 Library
51 Little Beakers Science Lab
52 Mad Potter
53 Magic show
54 Main Event
55 Main Street Theater
56 Malls
57 Mar Mars Candy Jar - book a baking class
58 Miller Outdoor Theater
59 Moody Gardens
60 Movies - discounted in the summer
61 Mrs. Bairds Bakery Tour
62 Museums
63 NASA
64 Paint Ball
65 Pirates Bay in Baytown
66 Play dates with friends
67 Pleasure Pier in Galveston
68 Putt Putt Golf
69 Raise money for a charity
70 Read to elders at a nursing home
71 Reading Club
72 Restaurants
73 Rice University - tour the campus
74 Ride the ferry in Galveston
75 Ride the Metro Train
76 Rothko Chapel
77 Sam Houston Boat Tour
78 San Janinto Monument
79 Scavenger hunt at a mall
80 Schlitterbahn
81 Sculpture Park
82 Skating
83 Sky High
84 Splashway Waterpark
85 Sporting Events
86 Sports
87 Swim at pools
88 The Chocolate Bar - organize a baking class
89 Thrift shopping or antique shopping
90 Top Golf
91 Track 21
92 Tranquility Park and Wortham Fountains
93 Tutor or mentor a younger child
94 Volunteer
95 Waterwall - have a picnic and take pictures
96 We Love Houston Sign - visit and take a picture
97 Wet and Wild Splashtown
98 WWII Museum Tour at the West Houston Airport
99 Zoo - Visit the gorillas
100 Zuma Fun Center - go carts, mini golf, arcade, etc.