Kids Activities Summer

FUN Family Outdoor Activities

The weather is getting warmer, the days are longer and the outdoor activities are expected! Here is a list of 25 super fun family outdoor activities and games, perfect for outdoorsy days!

FUN Family Outdoor Activities - so many fun, unique ideas for water games, outdoor activities for families, and more!! (summer bucket list)

Summer Activities for Kids


FUN Family Outdoor Activities

family water games

Kick of Spring/Summer with a Sprinkler Party or a Splash War Water Party, so much fun!

Make a Water Obstacle Course right there in your backyard for the active kids, and grow ups too.

Have a laugh with this Hilarious Number Line Game where no hands are allowed, only body parts!


summer activities for kids

Play a game of Bean Bag Toss or see which family member has the best memory with this Outdoor Memory Game.

Time for water play: enjoy a Fill the Bucket Game or use those water guns for this Angry Birds Knock Down idea!

Water balloons are synonymous with Summer, right? See all these Water Balloon Games and even more Water Balloon Games. Use water balloons for learning like this Letter Smash activity and have fun with a Water Balloon Piñata!

water activities for kids

Set up a Water Wall in your backyard for hours of play, guaranteed.

Build some Watermelon ships or Alphabet Ice Boats. Reuse pie tins and have a Pie Tin Challenge. See loads of Fun Boat Crafts that will keep the kids entertained for a few days!

summer science

Bring out the Ocean Sensory Bin and learn outside about Tide Pool Science, do a Sink or Float Experiment, make Water Rockets and Engineer Water Wheels!

More water fun for the whole family includes Water Blaster GamesSprinkler BaseballMarble Run Water Slide and Sponge Water Bombs.

So many fun outdoor activities for the whole family! Which activity will your family try first?

fun family outdoor activities

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Nadia is South African mom to two littlies, a former preschool teacher and currently working as a reading therapist at a remedial school. She blogs over at about easy and playful activities inspiring you to be your child's first teacher.

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