101 Fun Things to Do In April


 As the saying goes, spring has sprung! What to do now? For starters, it’s time to get up and go outside! Take advantage of the warming weather to be active, get some vitamin D and enjoy the many things there are to do in April.

  1. Purchase new gardening supplies
  2. Go fishing
  3. Take a hike and admire the budding trees
  4. Have a picnic on the first day over 70 degrees
  5. Ride a bike
  6. Write a poem about spring
  7. Dress up in costumes for Earth Day
  8. Pick dandelions
  9. Go to a petting zoo
  10. Watch Titanic on April 14 to commemorate the sinking
  11. File your Taxes (OK…NOT FUN)
  12. Put your baby in a flower patch while dressed in a flower costume
    Baby in flower pot
  13. Throw away all the black jellybeans left over from Easter
  14. April 20 is Look Alike Day so find your doppelganger
  15. Go to a minor league baseball game
  16. On April 28th, bring your child to work
  17. Call someone you have lost touch with. Spring is about new beginnings
  18. Start a journal
  19. Attend a local High School’s spring musical
  20. Rent a movie on a rainy day
  21. Volunteer in your community
  22. Have your friends over for a Spa Day
  23. Open the windows and let the fresh air inside
  24. Start your spring cleaning
  25. Make a flower arrangement with tree blossoms
  26. Stare up at the sky and look for shapes in the clouds
    Cloud Shapes
  27. Attend a spring themed event in your community
  28. Try your hand a sketching
  29. Plan your vegetable garden, start your seeds.
  30. Get some sidewalk chalk and play hopscotch with your kids
  31. Use those April showers as an opportunity to do a 1000 piece puzzle
  32. Shop for new summer clothes
  33. Go for a horseback ride on a sunny day
  34. Take a walk at the beach and get excited for summer
  35. Search for your favorite inspirational message and share it on Facebook
  36. Take a picture of something beautiful outside and make it your Background or Desktop image
  37. Roll down the car windows and sing on the top of your lungs
  38. Ride a roller coaster
  39. Officially uncover the grill and cook up a BBQ.
  40. Take a nature walk to look for baby birds and bunnies
    Baby birds
  41. Fly a kite
  42. Blow bubbles
  43. Go to garage sales to find some hidden treasures
  44. Do a trash to treasure project with a flea market find
  45. Feed the ducks at your local lake
  46. Swing on the swings
  47. Take your dog to a dog park to play with new friends
  48. Play soccer
  49. Tour a historical site near you
  50. Clean out your garage and have a sale
  51. Let the kids make a lemonade stand
  52. Create your bucket list
  53. Get up early to watch the sunrise
  54. Recycle and re-purpose items in your home
  55. Donate your old clothes to charity
  56. Start a new exercise plan
  57. Play an April Fool’s joke on a friend
  58. Wash your car
  59. Play hide and seek
  60. Hit the mall for winter clearance
  61. Visit your grandma
  62. Find old family photos and make a scrapbook
    spring scrapbooking
  63. See a Broadway show
  64. Play dodgeball like you did when you were a kid
  65. Make love like the birds and the bees
  66. Update a room with a fresh new paint color
  67. Rearrange the furniture
  68. Get a pound puppy or a rescue dog from a local shelter
  69. Research your genealogy
  70. Visit a zoo
  71. Start a blog
  72. Do arts and crafts with kids
  73. Bake a pie and fill the house with the smell of fruity baked goodness
  74. Plant a windowsill herb garden
  75. Take up jogging
  76. Play jump rope; learn to double dutch and sing jump rope songs
  77. Test drive the latest sports cars
  78. Go for a ride in a convertible
    Dog in convertible
  79. Have a romantic lunch at a fancy outdoor café
  80. Teach your kids or relatives kids something special about your family
  81. Go for a long drive in the country and play I Spy
  82. Skydive
  83. Climb a rock wall (then try the real thing)
  84. Learn to cook or try a new type of cuisine
  85. Learn to play three common guitar chords and write a song
  86. Create a new iTunes mix of all happy songs
  87. Clean up your yard
  88. Enjoy a girls night or guys night out
  89. Uncover the lawn furniture and start spending more time outside
  90. Buy a colorful new picnic table umbrella to celebrate spring
  91. Get organized!
  92. Tell someone you love them
  93. Play words with Friends with someone across the country
  94. Fly a model airplane
  95. Hold hands more often with someone you love
  96. Look for ladybugs, they are good luck
    Ladybug in window sil
  97. Start a family tradition and do it every spring
  98. Make a blanket fort in the living room on a rainy afternoon.
  99. Plant a tree in memory of someone who passed this year.
  100. Give and receive a pedicure
  101. “Spring” a surprise someone for no reason at all. Record their reaction