Kids’ Outdoor Play

We love to be outdoors. Whether it’s for playtime or learning activities, we always feel refreshed after time outside. This week for Discover & Explore we want to hear all about your favorite outdoor play ideas. Check out some of the outdoor play activities we’ve shared on Fantastic Fun and Learning. Then see what others are sharing in the linky at the end of this post.

Outdoor Play for Kids

Outdoor Play Ideas

Cool off during the summer with some water balloon play. This collection of over 50 activities was our most popular post last summer. You’re sure to find some new ideas to try.

Make an outdoor easel and use it for outdoor play and art activities.

Learn about gardening and get a bit dirty with this pretend play gardening sensory bin.

Practice letter recognition and get moving with an outdoor ABC hunt.

Let kids get creative with the items they collect outside. You never know what they’ll create! Maybe some nature kites.

Go for a nature walk and learn about opposites with this scavenger hunt.

Take time to investigate. Try a new experiment outdoors. The kids here made some great discoveries during this make a boat experiment.

Visit your favorite park. Then make some books about your trip. Here are six books you can make about the park.

Featured Posts from Past Discover & Explore Linkys

There have been a lot of terrific outdoor play ideas shared in Discover & Explore linkys. Here are a few featured collections.

Creative Scavenger Hunts

Puddle Play~Rainy Day Activities

Water Play Activities

More Fun Outdoors

If you’re still looking for outdoor play ideas, check out these summer bucket lists. There are ideas for everyone!

Summer Bucket Lists


Now it’s your turn. We’d love for you to share how you

Discover & Explore: Outdoor Play

Please read the following guidelines for sharing:

  • Share family-friendly posts related to the weekly topic.
  • By linking up, you are giving me permission to share your post including one photo in our weekly feature post and on social media channels.
  • Visit 2-3 other posts that have linked up, find some new ideas & meet new friends!

The linky will remain open for one week. On Wednesday mornings all co-hosts will feature activities in a separate post and share featured posts on the Discover and Explore Pinterest Board.

Discover & Explore Weekly Themed Linky

Don’t forget to visit the other co-hosts to see what they are sharing for this week’s theme.

Edventures with Kids ** Buggy and Buddy

Upcoming Discover & Explore Themes Features and the linky will now both run on Wednesdays. The feature posts will be shared in the morning, and the new linky for the week will go live on Wednesday evenings. We look forward to having you join us to Discover & Explore the following themes during the first half of 2014!

Discover and Explore Themes 2014-3 hosts

This post has been shared at some of these fantastic link parties.

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  1. I love the alphabet hunt idea! Pinning!

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