All you can see for the next three days is no school and (hopefully) no work, which means every hour is an opportunity for fun. Don’t know where to begin? Use our weekend itinerary to help with the planning. Whether you have an entire weekend to fill or just a morning, check out our ideas below broken down by manageable nuggets of time.


Happy Memorial Day! Whether you’re sticking close to home or heading out today, try making blueberry muffins that we promise are a total cinch to make. The recipe works just as well with frozen blueberries as fresh.

Your Morning Outing
Head to your favorite playground and get silly. From sliding races to our take on America Ninja Warrior, here are 15 ways to reinvent your favorite playground.

Since you’re a parent and we know you’re already looking ahead to this week, we’re here to help with lunch ideas you can easily execute. Check out these five ways to improve your kids’ packed lunches.

Your Afternoon Activity
DIY your own mini golf course. We love this activity because you can go elaborate and make each room of the house a different hole or keep it simple and do it all in your yard. Get the tutorial here.

Noshing on BBQ and potato salad all weekend? We’re guessing you might want to lighten up dinner. Try a kiddie cobb salad that your whole family will flip for.

photo: SF Shared Schoolyard

Tell us how you’ll be filling your time this weekend. Leave a comment for our community below!

— Erin Lem