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Outdoor Activities for Kids Part 1

Over time I’ve collected tons of resources for outdoor activities for kids.  Here is the first part of that mega list of backyard activities for your preschoolers and young children this summer.  Get outside, have fun, and learn!

1. Wild Flower Sculptures, Twig Frames, Twig Mobiles, Leaf Paintings, Tree Rubbings, Pine Cone Pictures, Owl Puppet Trees, + Camping Games + Camping Science activities

2. Make your own treasure hunt

3. Working on those motor skills

4. Twist n Turn Game with sidewalk chalk

5. Try something new like tennis lessons! Just serch ‘tennis lessons near me’ or ‘Tennis Lessons SF‘ to get started

6. 18 outdoor games and activities

7. 8 ideas for outdoor fun

8. 5 games to get your body moving

9. Classic Outdoor Games list like Stop and Go, Bean Bag Toss, Simon Says, Hide and Seek, and many more

10. Scavenger hunt

11. Babyzone put together a list of outdoor activities

12. Parents magazine has their own mega list of outdoor activities for preschool and toddlers

13. Livestrong talks about a few ways to play tag, shake the hula hoop, and have animal races

14. Here’s some basic ideas…nature walk, soap and water, and make an obstacle course

15. Summer bubbles!  A recipe for homemade bubbles

16. Having a party for your child this summer?  Here’s some outdoor games for a large group of young children

17. Water & Art party activities

I have many more activities and resources to share with you…part 2 will be coming soon.  In the meantime, start having fun with your kids outside!

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Angela Conley

Mother of two, Angela Conley is a tech-savvy entrepreneur in the San Francisco Bay Area. After struggling to find childcare for her own daughter, she founded to help other parents on the hunt for quality childcare. Angela is passionate about kids and education in the earliest years of life. You can also find her blogging about family life, her DIY projects, and her love for Pinterest at
Outdoor Activities for Kids Part 1
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Outdoor Activities for Kids Part 1

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