kids outdoor play

Collection by Heather Anderson

Heather Anderson

Outdoor Scavenger Hunt and S'mores Printable - Design Dazzle

Outdoor Scavenger Hunt for camping or a nature walk PLUS a S'mores Printable to make your outing extra special!



20 Backyard Activities for Kids During Quarantine - Six Clever Sisters

Looking for some new play ideas for the kids? These backyard activities for kids are fun and exciting play ideas to do in the backyard.

DIY Garden Mushrooms from Birds & Blooms Magazine

DIY Garden ­Mushrooms | Backyard Projects - Birds & Blooms

Dress up your yard or front porch with these quick and easy DIY Garden Mushrooms. This project is so simple that it’s great for kids, too!

The intersection of art and finger knitting - Fringe Association

I saw this on Design Sponge over the weekend and was so wowed by it — both as a public art project and as a bit of DIY inspiration. It’s the brainchild of architect Tali Buchler, who describes herself on her blog like this: “I don’t design houses so much anymore. I use my design […]

Creative Play - Natures Instruments

Creative Play Components

18 Simple Yard Games for Kids (& Giveaway!) - The Chirping Moms

It’s been a beautiful fall this year & we have been soaking up all the moments we can get outside before the long winter sets in. (If it is anything like last winter, we are in for it!) We spend a lot of time, especially after school, in our yard. Right now, our favorite activity …

How to make your own homemade bird feeders - a simple and fun nature activity for children which will encourage wild birds to visit your garden!

How to make fun shaped bird feeders - Growing Family

How to make your own homemade bird feeders - a simple and fun nature activity for children which will encourage wild birds to visit your garden!

Squirt Gun Painting

Bust summer boredom at home, school, or camp with Squirt Gun Painting, an amazing art experience for kids of all ages.

50 Outdoor Summer Activities For Kids | Six Sisters' Stuff

If you're looking for a summer bucket list, we've got you! Our list of 50 outdoor summer activities for kids at home will help you unplug and enjoy some fresh air.

8 Dollar Store Hacks that will Keep your Kids Busy

These kids activities can be done using common items found at the Dollar Store. You don't need a lot of money, just a lot of imagination.

Frozen Dinosaur Eggs - Summer Kid Activity

make frozen dinosaur egg fossil for a fun summer activity for a fun kid sensory play

Nature Scavenger Hunt for kids | Free Printable -

Nature scavenger hunt, Free Printable for kids, Perfect for a backyard adventure or camping themed birthday party, download this FREE fun Scavenger hunt printable

Art Camp/ Weaving

Also, today we did weaving. This is with a 3by5 piece of cardboard with 4 slits cut in the top and the bottom and yarn. The kids picked as ...

These pool noodle planes will really fly! - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls

Build an airplane out of a pool noodle and some simple craft supplies! This fun activity for kids combines fun with STEM learning as kids explore the best possible airplane design. There are two ways to approach this project. You can either copy our design, which we tested and which works. Or, let your kids […]