Looking for more easy, outdoor activities to enjoy before school starts? Here are ten great DIY projects to do that will keep your child outdoors and entertained so you can take advantage of the warm weather while it lasts!
Amazing Swing Experiment
Does your child love to swing? They’ll get to explore physics while doing one of their favorite past times.
Plastic Egg Fireflies
Creating colorful bug friends is taken to a new level when viewed after dark. Your children will love how they glow at night!
A lemonade stand is a Summer classic. Children will have fun creating their own stand out of cardboard. They’ll also enjoy the addition of fresh strawberries to the standard lemonade recipe.
The Frozen Alphabet
Your child will get a lot of practice learning letters and putting together words with this fun frozen letter challenge.
Shadow Chalk Experiment
Create moving shadow shapes by tracing your child’s shadow during different times throughout the day. Your child will be amazed at how the shape and direction of their shadow changes!
Spray Bottle = Fun!
There are so many ways to have fun with a simple spray bottle. This is a perfect multipurpose summer toy for your child and you most-likely already have one laying around the house.
Frog Pond Water Play
If you don’t live near a pond or creek with frogs and fish, why not create your own? Your child will have hours of fun with DIY foam lily pads and froggy friends.
Take a nature walk and challenge your children to find the alphabet in the shapes of nature. Great for those imaginations as well as recognizing their letters!
Ice Boat Race
A fun way for kids to design their own ice boat. Kids can try different shapes of ice and see which shapes go faster and are easier to “steer”. It’s fun to have multiple kids for this activity because they can race each other.
Blowing in the Wind Experiment
Can you catch the wind? Probably not, but you can try! Play this fun game and see what you can catch flying in the wind. This is a great way to get little legs running and jumping and outside!