Our Summer Activities for Teenagers Series is the perfect place to find things to do in the summer! In this installment, we have lots of ideas for ‘The Builder’ in your family!
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For the one who designs the best forts, builds the most intricate block structures, and loves to wander through Home Depot and dream about their next project…
Build the best backyard in the neighborhood…
- Build outdoor games (corn hole, life-size Jenga, life-size tic-tac-toe, etc.)
- Build a picnic table
- Build a porch swing
- Build a pergola
- Build a treehouse
- Build a chicken coop
Plan your dream home…
- Design your dream home
- Draft scaled plans for your dream home
- Build a scaled model of your dream home
Show your style…
- Redecorate your bedroom
- Choose a new color and paint a room in your house
- Re-purpose items in your home to give it a fresh look
- Create storage solutions for your home
- Refinish an old piece of furniture
Develop your own style of furnishings…
- Build a bookcase
- Build a headboard
- Build a bunk bed
- Build a dining table
- Build a coat rack
- Re-purpose old furniture into something new
- Build a gaming table
Interested in starting a blog about your love of building?
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Disclaimer: All activities in this series may not be suitable for every teenager. It is the responsibility of parents/guardians to determine whether their teens are of appropriate age, maturity, and ability to participate in any given activity. It’s a Joyous Journey LLC takes no responsibility for any accident, injury, behavior, damage, etc. resulting from any person’s involvement in any activity listed in this series. Please note that many activities involve the internet/social media. We take no responsibility for any content on any website other than our own. Please monitor your teen according to your own family’s internet/social media guidelines.