Active outside play builds strength, health, family ties, friendships, connections to the natural world and of course FUN! It’s really important for us all but especially kids with growing bodies and minds.
Time to get outside! And here are lots of ideas – and many I wish I’d known about back when I had a life full of kids!
Summer Games from Spoonful
Water games, a scavenger hunt, Tacos and Bridges (looks like great fun!) and more
10 Classic Outdoor Games for Summer from Mother Nature Network
Hide and seek, obstacle course, flashlight tag and more
Summer Games for Kids from Livestrong
Olympic and picnic games
11 Water Games and Summer Activities for Kids from Parenting.com
So much fun with simple water!
Four Simple Summer Game Ideas for Kids from Momtastic
Check out these fun games: Farmers & Lumberjacks, Fill It Up, Clean the Yard, and “Egg” Relay Races
Fun Outdoor Play from Family Corner
Water and balloons – a great combination
The Best Outdoor Games for Kids from Alphamom
Driveway baseball, elbow tag, musical sprinklers and more
Let this be your most active summer ever!