At the Campfire Blog, we know “activity”. When it comes to getting your kids outdoors and active, it’s always easier to have a simple to read list of suggestions to get you going!
The following list was compiled by contacting a lot of parents within our network of outdoor enthusiasts. We’d like to continue growing our list, so please don’t hesitate to add a suggested activity in the comment field below. In the meantime, let’s get outside!
50 Great Activities for Kids (Part Three):
#30 – Play Capture the Flag – If you’re looking for an activity that’ll have everyone running around for hours, look no further than Capture the Flag. Not familiar with the rules? Check out: How to Play Capture the Flag.
#29 – Play Marco Polo – This game is hours of fun if you’ve got access to a pool, or a lake. Learning the rules is easy, check out: How to Play Marco Polo.
#28 – Play Hide and Go Seek – This game is perfect fun for in the house, but even more so for outdoors. Keep in mind though, you’ll want to make boundaries to ensure no one get lost! Don’t remember the rules? Check out: How to Play Hide and Go Seek.
#27 – Make a Musical Instrument – You’d be surprised how many instruments you can make with some simple items found in your home. At the Campfire Blog, we’re big fans of the rubber band guitar.
#26 – Go Fishing! – You don’t necessarily need all the fancy equipment to go fishing. In fact, you can make your own fishing rod for kids, and it’ll provide you hours of fun!
#25 – Build a Butterfly House – Did you know that butterfly watching is quickly becoming one of the most popular activities for kids? Perhaps it’s time you joined in. Here’s an easy to understand tutorial on how to build your own butterfly house.
#24 – Go Bug Hunting! – If bugs make you squeamish, don’t worry, there’s an excellent activity you can do with your kids that’ll have them exploring the many different bugs you have living in your backyard. First, you’ll need to learn how to build a bug jar.
#23 – Make Paper Airplanes – We’ve all seen them before, but how good are we at making them? Use this great resource to make all sorts of different kinds of paper airplanes: How to Make Paper Airplanes.
#22 – Make a Bottle Rocket Ship! – This is an excellent activity that involves a little bit of craftsmanship, and a basic understanding of science. Learn how to Make a Baking Soda and Vinegar Rocket Ship.
#21 – Make Snow Cones – For a delicious, refreshing treat, look no further than making homemade snow cones! Never made one before? Check out: How to Make a Snow Cone.
Interested in more Great Activities for Kids? Check out Part Four of our 50 Great Activities for Kids!Tags: Activities, fun, kids, top 50