Here at AllFreeKidsCrafts, we’re no strangers to sticking our hands in the mud and getting grass stains on our jeans. In fact, we encourage it! Spending time outside is one of the best parts of childhood. Now that the weather is officially nice, it’s time to head outside, and there’s no better way to enjoy the great outdoors than spending some quality time with the kids. Finding outdoor activities for kids and adults alike to enjoy might sound tricky, but where there’s a will, there’s a DIY way! Whether you want to encourage your kids to explore nature or simply go outside to play, these fun activities for kids will make your summer (or, end of spring) truly special.
While kids are generally pretty self-sufficient when it comes to entertaining themselves, there are plenty of moments where they demand new ideas for fun. After all, how many times have you heard the dreaded “I’m bored” when you’ve sent the kids to go play? Sometimes simple outdoor activities like making paper bag kites, chalking a life-sized checkerboard in the driveway, or simply making up their own outdoor games will do the trick, but sometimes kiddos need a little something extra to chase their boredom away.
Don’t waste a day of sunshine! With these outdoor activities at your fingertips, you’ll be able to create an unforgettable summer bucket list that the kids will remember all year round. From garden crafts to water games to even a homemade slip ‘n slide, your little ones will be amazed with your genius entertainment ideas. These innovative and fun outdoor activities for kids will help you enjoy your backyard in a whole new way and keep the kids busy for hours on end. Get ready to see a few more grass stains on those knees!
1. Lawn Scrabble from Constantly Lovestruck
2. Gardening for Letters from No Time for Flash Cards
3. Make Your Own Hula Hoop from Six Sisters’ Stuff
4. DIY Slip and Slide from Inner Child Fun
5. Outdoor Tic Tac Toe from Chicken Scratch NY
6. Giant Outdoor Easel from Fantastic Fun and Learning
7. Nature Scavenger Hunt from Hands On As We Grow
8. Portable Water Walls from Fun-A-Day
9. Garden Sensory Bin from Mess for Less