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25 Outdoor Activities that Kids Can't Resist

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Let's face it, no matter how much we'd LOVE for the kids to spend more time outdoors, sometimes it's an uphill battle. 

"But Moooom, it's too hot." (can you hear the whine in that -- oh yeah)

"There's nothing to do outside."

"But I'd rather do {insert any indoor activity that can't be taken outside} -- except for their chores ;)

And I get it -- sometimes it is too hot or too boring -- but not anymore! 

Share some of these awesome ideas with them and the kids will be BEGGING you to spend more time outside. 

 

The Best Outdoor Activities for Kids

25 Awesome Outdoor Activities

Catch Fireflies at Night

Let the Kids Create an Obstacle Course -- Kitchen Floor Crafts

Set up an Outdoor Reading Nook -- Growing Book by Book

Float Ice Boats down a Tin Foil River -- Reading Confetti

Make your own Sprinkler -- Fantastic Fun & Learning

Go on a Critter Hunt -- Rain or Shine Mamma

Make a super Outdoor Tent area -- Rhythm of the Home

Shoot off Water Rockets

Paint a Walking Stick (and then take a hike with it!) -- The DIY Dreamer

Grab a camera for an Photo Scavenger Hunt -- Go Explore Nature

Head to the water & Go Fishing -- Joys of the Journey

Blow up an Outdoor Volcano -- The Measured Mom

Set up a Wrecking Ball activity -- Adventures at Home with Mum

Explore a New Playground {free printable Playground Hunt}

Go on a Nature Scavenger Hunt -- Honey's Life

Make a Pendulum Painting -- Housing a Forest

Hang a Water Balloon Pinata -- Paging Fun Mums

Let them climb a tree

(they may not want to come back down for a while)

Have a Lightsaber Popsicle duel -- Joy of Boys

Make a Mud Kitchen -- Learn with Play at Home

Create an Outdoor Music Station -- My Nearest & Dearest

Play Color Golf -- School Time Snippets

Set up a Backyard Car Wash -- P is for Preschool

(there's something about washing toys that kids just love!)

Play Flashlight Games at night -- Kids Activities Blog

 

and if all else fails....

tell them that popsicles can only be eaten outdoors for the entire summer!

 

Enjoy!

~ Jacquie

 

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Create Your Own Nature Notebook

DIY Nature Notebook

 

 

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