With the final unofficial days of summer so close (wah!), we’ve got one more long weekend to milk the most out of the late sunsets with the family. So we’re bringing back this post from a few years back, when our editor Liz offered up 10 wonderful little things that make the biggest summer memories for kids.

The best part: you hardly have to spend any money at all.

Related; 50 screen-free activities for kids to do over summer, indoors and out

10 things to make summer memorable for kids: Liz Gumbinner of Cool Mom Picks for the Amex Passion Project

Ways to make the most of summer: #2: Find a firefly | Cool Mom Picks for Amex #passionproject blog

While her ideas were originally shared with Amex’s now defunct #passionproject tumblr, the ideas are still terrific. And clearly, timeless.

Hey, maybe there are a few you can even squeeze in this very weekend. Personally, we’re all for more Sno-Cones. Even after Labor Day.