We love to be outdoors. Whether it’s for playtime or learning activities, we always feel refreshed after time outside, and there is so much that kids learn through outdoor play. 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 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.
More Fun Outdoors
If you’re still looking for outdoor play ideas, check out these summer bucket lists. There are ideas for everyone!