Summer is right around the corner! Can you feel it? I know some of my friends across the country are still experiencing snow. But now, it’s time for sunshine and warm weather! Our family is for sure ready for some Summer Fun. These outdoor activities for kids list includes some ideas for fun things to do in the summer! We are ready to be outside learning, playing exploring and all while absorbing some Vitamin D! We’ve found some super Summer Fun Outdoor Activities For Kids that include sensory, art, and so much more! Ready to check them out?
First, we know it exists. Brain Dump, Summer Slide..whatever you may call it. It happens when our kids don’t have any enriching activities to occupy their minds during the summer months. It is NOT difficult to prevent. Learn how to prevent brain slump during the summer fun.
Outdoor Activities For Kids
The alphabet letter fishing is one of my favorite ways to have my toddler/preschooler cool off this summer.
Outdoor STEM Ideas:
Garden Xylophone For Kids Outdoor Activity from The Moments At Home
How To Build A Fairy House from The Gingerbread House
Sidewalk Chalk Outdoor Math Game from Look We’re Learning
Painted Twig Raft Boat from Frogs and Fairies
How To Make Solar Oven S’mores from There’s Just One Mommy
Nature Bingo For Kids Printable from Mommy Evolution
DIY Water Wall from There’s Just One Mommy
Making Garden Potions from Thimble and Twig
Free Printable Bug Scavenger Hunt from KCEdventures
Nature Wands For Outdoor Play from Laughing Kids Learn
How To Make A Kite from Buggy and Buddy
How To Make A Windsock from Kids Craft Room
How To Make Tin Can Stilts from The Quiet Grove
Mega Bubble Solution from The Quiet Grove
Make Your Own Bottle Rocket from Steam Powered Family
Outdoor Sensory & Art Ideas:
DIY Colored Moon Sand Recipe from Look We’re Learning
Ocean Sensory Bin Adventure from Frogs and Fairies
Floating Flower Sensory Bin from Twitchetts
Ice Cream Nature Play from Mother Natured
Fairy Mud For Outdoor and Sensory Play from Laughing Kids Learn
Garden Nature Art from The Craft Train
Painting With Trucks from There’s Just One Mommy
Painting With Ice Activity from Mommy’s Bundle
Shark Sensory Bin from Mommy’s Bundle
Things To Do In The Summer
Free Printable Animal Observation Journal from KCEdventures
Outdoor Shape Activity from Creative Family Fun
Watermelon Seed Spitting Measurement Game from Schooling A Monkey
Alphabet Ice Boats For Outdoor Summer Fun from School Time Snippets
Make Way Ducklings ABC Activity from Growing Book By Book
Story Stones from Montessori Now
ABC Treasure Hunt from Kitchen Floor Crafts
How about you create a jar of summer fun activities? Then when the weather cools off a bit for the day and you need some outdoor summer activities your children can then choose an activity from the box. I know that gadgets may be used more during the summer but also remember that screen addiction (tablet addiction) is real and it is a hard habit to break.
Do you have more fun summer activities to add?