Outdoor Activities for Kids and Families

Outdoor Activities for Kids and Families

{Fall Family Activity} Corn Maze

Fall Activity for Families corn maze

A fall family tradition for our family is going to a corn maze each year. It really is fun for kids of all ages and adults too! Each year we have gone, my kids have liked it for different reasons. This year my 3 1/2 year old daughter especially loved it and really used her […]

Spring Bucket List With Free Printable

Spring bucket list for families

We love making bucket lists as a way of organizing the most important things that we would like to as a family in a given season. We have done one for summer, fall, and Christmas. Here is our Spring bucket list! Here is a free printable with the list. 1. Visit a farm and see […]

Yellowstone

Yellowstone

  We just got home from a family vacation in Yellowstone National Park. We were quite worried about how our 15 month old was going to do during the 6 hour car ride there; luckily, for the most part, it went smoothly. I packed a road trip survival box which features all kinds of toys, […]

Family Chalk

Family Chalk Contest

A fun way to get the whole family outdoors together and having fun is to have a sidewalk chalk contest. For this activity you will need: -Sidewalk chalk (you could also use homemade chalk paint) This activity: -Builds fine motor skills -Builds creativity -Promotes family bonding  Let each member of the family have a square of […]

Beat the Heat with Water Balloon Towel Toss

towel toss

This is a simple outdoor game that is great for the whole family. For this activity I enlisted the help of my nieces and nephews at our 4th of July BBQ. For this activity you need -Beach towels -Water ballons Fill up water balloons  There are two teams and each person holds on to a […]

Chalk Paint Recipe

Chalk can be all kinds of fun for children but what about chalk paint? Never heard of it? I hadn’t heard either of it till I ran across it on Pinterest and book marked it for future use. We tried it out this weekend and it really was a lot of fun. It was definitely […]

The Benefit of Playing with Sand

Playing outdoors is so much fun for children (and adults) and provides so many learning opportunities as well. With it being summer there really is no better time to get out and enjoy the outdoors with your children. One of the best types of play for children is sand play. It offers a rich sensory […]