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Things Every Child Should Do Before They Are 11

Things Every Child Should Do Before They Are 11

 

1. Build a den

2. Build a go cart

3. Build a sand castle

4. Build an igloo / snow shelter

5. Build and light a fire

6. Climb a hill

7. Climb a tree

8. Cook on an open fire

9. Count to 20 in a foreign language

10. Decorate a Christmas tree

11. Design and make your own bag

12. Do a brass rubbing

13. Do a huge piece of art work

14. Do a jigsaw puzzle (> 100 pieces)

15. Do an obstacle course

16. Draw/paint a life sized self portrait

17. Eat at a restaurant (knife and fork variety)

18. Feed the ducks

19. Go carol singing

20. Go crabbing / rock pooling

21. Go down a death slide

22. Go down a water slide

23. Go fishing

24. Go in a maze

25. Go on a boat

26. Go on a hike (>1 hour)

27. Go on a rollercoaster

28. Go on a train

29. Go on an Easter egg hunt

30. Go skating / roller-skating

31. Go sledging

32. Go to the farm and feed animals

33. Go to see live sport

34. Go to the beach

35. Go to the cinema

36. Go to the shops on their own

37. Go to the theatre

38. Grow vegetables

39. Have a picnic

40. Have a snail race

41. Have a water fight

42. Have a wheelbarrow race

43. Have your face painted

44. Hold a creepy crawly

45. Invent a family coat of arms

46. Jump the waves

47. Learn a card game

48. Learn a magic trick

49. Learn and recite a poem

50. Learn how to make shadow puppets

51. Learn to ride a bike

52. Learn to sew / knit

53. Learn to swim

54. Learn to tie 5 different knots

55. Learn to tie a tie

56. Look after an animal

57. Make a bird feeder

58. Make a cake

59. Make a daisy chain

60. Make a friend in another country

61. Make a hose pipe rainbow 62. Make a mud pie

63. Make a papier-mâché model

64. Make a periscope

65. Make a quill pen

66. Make a snow angel

67. Make a snow man

68. Make a toy

69. Make a treasure hunt

70. Make and fly a kite

71. Make and fly a paper aeroplane

72. Make pancakes

73. Make someone breakfast in bed

74. Make your own board game

75. Paint and decorate something

76. Perform in front of an audience

77. Picnic in the park

78. Pillow fight / sleep over

79. Plant a seed and watch it grow

80. Play a board game with the family

81. Play an instrument

82. Play conkers

83. Play hide and seek

84. Play pooh sticks

85. Put on a talent show for friends or family

86. Raise money for a charity

87. Recognise 5 constellations

88. Recognise 5 types of tree

89. Recognise 5 wild flowers

90. Roll down a grassy hill

91. Run 1 mile

92. Run through the leaves

93. See the moon through a telescope or binoculars

94. Sew a button

95. Skim stones

96. Sleep away from home / family

97. Sleep in a tent

98. Start a collection

99. Take a late night walk (in the dark)

100. Try some foreign food

101. Visit a castle

102. Visit a cathedral

103. Visit a cultural site

104. Visit a museum

105. Visit a zoo or safari

106. Visit an art gallery

107. Visit London

108. Visit the library

109. Walk through a stream

110. Walk through a wood

111. Watch a thunder storm

112. Wear fancy dress

113. Wear wellies and go on a muddy walk

114. Whittle

115. Write a letter / postcard

116. Write their name in the air with a sparkler

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