12 Kids Share Their Best Spring Break Memories

12 Kids Share Their Best Spring Break Memories

Kids always seem to remember vacations a little differently than their parents do.


By Lorraine Allen

We all choose which events or moments in our lives we hang onto, in our hearts and minds, and which we let slip away. As a mom, I find the things that my kid remembers and those she forgets both fascinating and amusing. And it also makes me wonder about the memories of my own childhood I have clung to, and all the times I don’t remember, or that my siblings or parents remember very differently that I do!

Here, 12 kids share their very favorite spring break memory. Their replies range from just plain silly to positively delightful.

1. “What’s spring break?” -- Amelia, 4

2. “Going on huge roller coaster rides!” -- Luis, 8

3. “One time, we went whitewater rafting. It was scary at first, but then it was really awesome. I want to go again some day.” -- John, 12

4. “The time we went to this candy store, and my grandpa let me buy all the candy I wanted.” -- Bea, 8

5. “When we visited my grandma and grandpa in Florida, and we saw dolphins.” -- Luz, 10

6. “Riding the turtles at the zoo.” -- Mia, 5 (Mom clarified that there are enormous stone statues of turtles at their zoo that kids can climb up on.)

7. “Riding camp!” -- Paloma, 9

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8. “Going on a canoe ride with my dad and catching a fish in the lake all by myself. I really did!” -- Gretchen, 7

9. “I love to go ice skating when it’s warm out. Sometimes, they still have ice at the rink.” -- Molly, 6

10. “I took an art class at the museum and learned to draw huge dinosaurs and build a diorama with a clay elephant I made inside it and trees I made from toilet paper rolls.” -- August, 6

11. “Playing baseball with my friends in the park.” -- Luca, 12

12. “One time we drove to the beach, and I found so many seashells, and I was jumping all the waves with my dog.” -- Clara, 7

What are your kids’ favorite spring break memories?


Lorraine Allen is a writer, and mom and personal chef to one spunky 6-year-old girl with severe food allergies. You can enjoy their delicious recipes and follow their amusing family cooking adventures at Feeding Lina.

Image ©iStock.com/CEFutcher


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