29 Things That Will Remind You Of Your Childhood Summer

Sun’s out, water gun’s out.

1. Blasting your friends with SuperSoaker

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2. Slipping down a Slip-N-Slide

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And adding soap to make it more slick.

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3. Running through a sprinkler

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While wearing all of your clothes.

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4. Riding around on a Razor scooter

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And having to wear shoes because the brake would burn your bare feet.

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5. Drawing with sidewalk chalk

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You were a legitimate ARTIST.

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6. Chasing after an ice cream truck

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The hardest decision of your life was trying to decide what type of ice cream to order.

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7. Hopping over the Skip-It

And the pain you would feel when it accidentally hit your leg.

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8. Getting around using roller blades

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Getting around your neighborhood was suddenly so much easier.

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9. And turning your neighborhood into a skate park with your roller skates

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And the scars you still have from your falls.

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10. Driving around with your Power Wheels

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And all the ROOM you had for your other toys to ride with you!!

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11. Using your jump rope in the backyard

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Cinderella dressed in yellow…

Went downstairs to kiss her fellow.

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12. Having a Nerf Gun war

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And then trying to find all the darts.

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13. Taking your Mermaid Barbie to the pool with you

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And pretending you were both mermaids, hanging out.

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14. Wearing water floaties

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15. Spending hours in a kiddie pool

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The water was always warm and welcoming.

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16. Driving up and down your sidewalk in your Cozy Coupe

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Your FIRST car.

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17. Going down a water slide

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And the fear you felt as you began to get closer to the bottom of the slide.

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18. Walking around in your Moon Shoes


And how freaking cool you felt wearing them.

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19. Taking “pictures” on your Fisher Price Toy Camera

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And your parents being glad you couldn’t ACTUALLY take pictures.

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20. Jumping on the trampoline

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And having dirty feet all summer because of it.

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21. Watching your Sky Dancer dolls fly

And making them fly again and again.

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22. Making Sno-Cones with the Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine

Which made the best Sno-Cones ever, obviously.

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23. Learning to ride your bike with training wheels

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And the moment when you left the training wheels behind.

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24. Having water balloon fights

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And seeing the aftermath of balloon pieces all over the yard.

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25. Listening to music outside on your Discman

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And having your music skip every time you ran.

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26. Catching fireflies

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And being amazed at how your hand lit up.

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27. Eating otter pops

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And asking everyone if your tongue was a different color after eating one.

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28. Having your parents apply sunscreen

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And having to reapply it EVERY TIME you swam.

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29. And playing with sparklers every July

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And still, to this day, being amazed by the designs you drew in the air with them.

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