We LOVE outdoor play. When we are having one of “those” days and nothing seems to be working, heading outside for even fifteen minutes never fails to turn things around. Here are some ideas for outside play that I hope will inspire you to head out into the world and learn and discover.
1. This Gross Motor Letter Hunt from Gift of Curiosity will get the kids moving and learning.
2. Invite the kids to really Connect with Nature with these tips from Racheous Lovable Learning.
3. Sunhats and Wellie Boots has a gorgeous collection of 15 Activities Celebrating Mini Beasts .
4. Want to head out on a walk but the kids are less than interested? Read these tips about Exploring on a Nature Hike from The Joys of the Journey.
5. These adorable pictures say it all. What a beautiful way to spend an afternoon Exploring the Pond from Buggy and Buddy.
6. Kids love building, so why not take the construction outside? I love this post about Outdoor Construction Play Using Garden Cuttings from Little House in the Country.
7. Who doesn’t love bubbles? Make your own with this Home-Made Bubble Recipe from Coffee Cups and Crayons and then head outside for some bubbly fun!
8. Kids love to explore and discover and they love treasure hunts. Head out for a Nature Scavenger Hunt using our free printable.
9. With our Sidewalk Chalk Paint recipe the kids can get creative and enjoy some art outdoors. This is ALWAYS a hit at our place.
10. More treasures, this time with some rocks that we painted. Our Garden Treasure Hunt is one of our most popular posts.
11. Why not Take Your Art Outdoors? We took an easal and some paints to the beach and it was a gorgeous way to enjoy the sunshine. Click on the link to see how we made it simple and mess-free.
12. Enjoy some fun and Science at the Beach with our fun sand volcanoes. Follow the link to see how we turned this simple play into a wonderful learning opportunity.
Need more outdoor play inspiration?
Click HERE to see all of the fun outdoor play ideas that we’ve shared in the past.
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