When you fly a kite, you often end up running like the wind—which makes this an excellent outdoor activity for kids. Simple kites are inexpensive to buy and easy to operate. Still intimidated? Trek to an outdoor field on a windy day and watch other people's kites take to the air.
Whether you are a teacher, a parent, or kid trying to find something different and to do with your downtime, you have hit the jackpot! The following links offer many ways to "think outside the house" and enjoy our recommended outdoor activities for kids. No matter where you live or what you like to do, there are activities that you can be doing outside. Getting outside and being active is good for your physical, mental and emotional health and can also be educational.
Playing outdoors is one of the best things a child can do to improve their physical and mental well being, yet parents today are faced with almost daily battles to tear their children away from their screens and get them outside to play. Take a moment to think back to your own childhood. Where did you have the most fun? Playing outside with your friends or sat in front of the TV? We have pulled together a guide to the BEST Outdoor Activities for Kids to help you get your kids away from their screens and back outside (for a while at least).
We have joined forces with a team of fantastic Kids Activity Bloggers to bring you an amazing selection of outdoor activity ideas for kids to enjoy on their own and with you.