27 End of School Activities Your Kids Will Cheer For


Celebrating the end of school together as a family is such a great way to create lasting memories.  The last day of school is the perfect opportunity to start a new tradition that your kids can look forward to year after year.  Here 27 are End of School Activities Your Kids Will Cheer For, especially the last day of school with your kids.

End of School Activities Your Kids Will Cheer For

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Celebrate End Of School

That's a Wrap End of School Party 1.  That’s a Wrap End of School Party ~ I adore this candy wrapped last day of school party theme.  Candy is a popular party theme because it’s so fun, bright, and cheerful … just what we needed to kick off the summer!

End of School Party

2.  ABC/123 End of School Party ~ This ABC/123 dessert table is definitely an A+!  Apple cake pops, chalkboard cupcakes, pencil and crayon sugar cookies and an amazing book cake were some of the exceptional sweet treats.

Schools Out for Summer Party

3.  Schools Out for Summer Party ~ How about starting the summer off with an ice cream party? With an abundance of toppings kids can make their own ice cream creation.

4.  Dive In, It’s a Swim Party {Printables} ~ Splish Splash it’s a Birthday Bash!  These fun printables definitely remind me of summer and sun.  The collection includes a banner, straw flags and cupcake toppers.  If you are not serving cupcakes you could use them on plastic straws and stick them into individual treat cups.

End of School Food

 Beach Cupcakes

5.  Beach Cupcakes ~ Crushed graham crackers and drink umbrellas can transform an ordinary cupcake into a beach cupcake.  

End of School Party Food

6.  School of Fish Cupcakes ~ A fun cupcake treat for the entire classroom.  Circus Peanuts, M&M’s and frosted flakes make the adorable fish toppers.

Beach Ball Crafts

7.  Beach Ball Fruit Pizza ~ You’ve all heard of a fruit pizza, right?  This takes it to a whole new level, turning it into a beach ball.  This edible decor would be perfect for a summer pool party.

Brownie Popsicles

8.  Popsicle Brownies ~ These adorable “popsicles” are actually brownies on a stick, frosted to look like popsicles. These would be super fun for kids to decorate during a party. And just as much fun to eat when they are done!

Last Day of School Traditions

The End of School Year List

9.  The End of School Year List {free printable} ~ Here are 20 things to do to celebrate the end of school and the beginning of summer!  Print out this adorable free printable and pop it into a frame as a gift, end of school countdown, cute decor, or reminders for fun family activities!

Summer Bucket List

10.  Summer Bucket List ~ Easy peasy DIY summer bucket list bucket. Add all of the activities you want to do this summer and you’re all set. No more being board this summer!

Teacher Appreciation Countdown Calendar Printable

11.  Teacher Appreciation Countdown Calendar Printable ~  Just print and add to an 8×10 frame (or larger frame with an 8×10 opening like this one we found at Aaron Brothers). Teachers can easily write and re-write their countdown with a dry erase marker.

12 Last Day of School Printables {photo props, signs & gifts}

12.  12 Last Day of School Printables {photo props, signs & gifts} ~ Photograph the Last Day of School and make the moment endure with these adorable Last Day of School printable photo props which include signs, speech bubbles, watches, note cards, and gift tags for every grade level ~ Pre-Kindergarten to 12th Grade.  A great printable set that you can also use for the first day of school. Kids grow up so fast! 

 Last Day of School T-shirt Tradition

13.  Last Day of School T-shirt Tradition ~ Print a fun graphic onto printable ‘dark’ Tshirt iron on paper for a fun last day of school tshirt tradition. It’s a great way to thank their school teacher for their hard work, makes a wonderful photo op, and a memorable moment they’ll look forward to year after year.

Last Day of School {free printables}

14.  Last Day of School {free printables} ~ Use these free chalkboard printables to capture your childs last day of school.  Makes the perfect keepsake.  

Last Day of School Traditions

15.  Last Day of School Traditions ~ 

With the last day of school just around the corner, this post features a fun idea to surprise your kids with! You’’ll only need a few supplies and the smile on your kids faces will be worth the effort it takes to create this last day of school finish line!



Streamer Finish Line


16.  Streamer Finish Line ~ Make a curtain finish line with streamers or ribbons.  Kids will love walking and running through it.



End of School Games

Sidewalk Checkers

17.  Sidewalk Checkers ~ Design an outdoor checkerboard with sidewalk chalk and use paper plates for markers.  Inexpensive and lots of fun!

How to Make a Water Balloon Pinata

18.  18 Outdoor Activities with Kids Perfect for Summer ~ You and your kids will have so much fun with these 18 Outdoor Activities with Kids Perfect for Summer, which include relay races, kids games, outdoor activities, outdoor party games, and fun game signs to go along with each children’s activities!

How to Make a Bubble Window19.  Bubble Window ~ Make your own bubble windows with a piece of yarn and straws.  Fold the straws together, dip in the bubble solution, then carefully pull the straws apart.  You can make a bubble window or a huge bubble.

End of School Party Favors & Gifts

End of School Printable

20.  See You Later Alligator {free printable} ~ “See you later alligator!”  These adorable treat bag toppers are festive and fun to pass out to fellow classmates.  Simply like Hello, Cuteness on facebook for the free file.

GOOD Summer Gift Idea

21.  GOOD Summer Gift Idea {free printable} ~ This Goo’d gift idea is a fun gift idea for the beginning of summer vacation.  All the supplies needed to make homemade gak are included in the gift as well as the recipe.  You can download and print the free tag too!  {Score}

S'more Friends

22.  S’more Friends {free printable} ~ Pass out yummy year end treats to your friends.  They can make their own s’mores with the free kit.    

Forget Me Not Seeds

23.  Forget Me Not Seeds {free printable} ~ The perfect gift for teachers and friends for graduation or end of school year.  Once the seeds have grown the child can remember you when they look at the flowers.  

Kool Summer Gift Idea

24.  Kool Summer Gift Idea {free printable} ~ These kool-aid and straw gift bags are the perfect summer gift.  The tag reads, “Have a Kool Summer”.End of School Gift Idea25.  Hope You Dig Your Summer {free printable} ~ A simple gift for little kids.  Attach some gummy candies or other small candies to a plastic shover.

End of School Party Favors

26.  Stay Cool Summer Printable {Free Printable Card} ~ This colorful card that reads “Stay Cool This Summer” is a fun way to say goodbye to the school year, your school friends or your favorite teacher on the last day of school.  Attach a cool treat and give it to someone special.

End of School Party Favor27.  O-FISH-ALLY Summer Gift {free printable} ~ With the school year coming to an end, these adorable “O-FISH-ALLY the best class in school” gift tags are a fun gift option for classmates. Simply print the free tags to attach to gummy or swedish fish.

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