Warmer weather means staying outdoors and enjoying the sunshine with your children. If I ever hear my kids utter the words “I’m bored” this spring/summer, I’m going to show them this list of fun outdoor activities for kids. There are so many fun things to do outside with kids – any of these fun activities should keep them busy and happy! 50 fun things for kids to do outside

50 Fun Things for Kids to do Outside

  1. Fly a kite
  2. Go to the park
  3. Visit a farm or petting zoo
  4. Buy and set off fireworks at the park
  5. Play hide and seek
  6. Go for a hike in the forest
  7. Do a scavenger hunt
  8. Go fishing
  9. Go to the Farmer’s Market
  10. Play mini-golf
  11. Visit a museum
  12. Have a picnic by the lake
  13. Play a game of baseball or soccer
  14. Plant bulbs, seeds or flowers
  15. Make a birdhouse
  16. Play hopscotch
  17. Blow bubbles
  18. Play street hockey
  19. Make a fun obstacle course
  20. Paint the fence with washable paint
  21. Play frisbee
  22. Have a sidewalk chalk art contest
  23. Make a lemonade stand
  24. Play in the sandbox
  25. Take a walk on the beach
  26. Put on a play in the backyard
  27. Go for a bike ride
  28. Clean out the garage
  29. Climb a tree
  30. Put up a tent in the backyard
  31. Collect leaves and make a nature collage
  32. Take a dog for a walk
  33. Go camping
  34. Wash the car and set up a car wash
  35. Make an outdoor chalk fence
  36. Roll down a hill
  37. Go rock climbing
  38. Run through the sprinkler (if it’s warm out)
  39. Jump on a trampoline or in a bouncy castle
  40. Have a water balloon fight
  41. Go to an amusement park
  42. Play I Spy
  43. Have a backyard tea party
  44. Go for an ice-cream on a patio
  45. Take a walk through any Main Street
  46. Go swimming
  47. Play catch
  48. Have a garage sale
  49. Take pictures of each other outside
  50. Go for a drive in the country with Mom and Dad

Check out 25 Things to Do with Kids on a Rainy Day!

50 Fun Things for Kids to Do Outside | amotherworld | amotherworld.com

 

Any activities that you would add to the list?

Author

Maria Lianos-Carbone is the author of “Oh Baby! A Mom’s Self-Care Survival Guide for the First Year”, and publisher of amotherworld.com, a leading lifestyle blog for women.

1 Comment

  1. smilenwaven Reply

    Great list…. all the things we did as kids. Lots of hop – scotch too!

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