Monday, 3 January 2022

100 outdoor things to do with kids

Hey readers,

Sometimes I can find it hard to think of ideas on how to entertain children especially outside. So if you're looking for inspiration then look no further as below I have a whopping 100 children's activities. The activities vary and different seasons depending but it is always good to plan now and again. 

100 outdoor things to do with kids

 1. Roll down a big hill.

2. Camp outdoors.

3. Skim a stone.

4. Build a den. 

5. Create some wild art. 

6. Go paddling.

7. Watch a sunrise.

8. Explore a cave.

9. Discover what is in a pond. 

10.  Catch a crab.

11. Fly a kite.

12. Make a campfire.

13. Toast marshmallows.

14. Pooh sticks.

15. Make a leaf collage.

16. Play conkers.

17. Collect shells.

18. Go sledding.

19. Swing on a rope swing. 

20. Make a daisy chain.

21. Plant a tree.

22. Run a mile. 

23. Climb a tree.

24. Go fruit picking. 

25. Count 60 when hola hooping. 

26. ride a bike. 

27. Blow some bubbles.

28. Play frisbee. 

29. Play duck, duck, goose.

30. Make a birdfeeder. 

31. Feed a horse.

32. Visit a farm. 

33. Have a picnic in your garden. 

34. Go bug spotting. 

35. Enjoy a nature walk. 

36. Create an obstacle course in your garden.

37. Enjoy some tie-dying outside.

38. Paint some rocks and put them in the park for others to spot.

39. Create a nature diary.

40. Make up some potions.

41. Do some bird spotting. 

42. Find a shady tree and read.

43. Make a floral crown. 

44. Learn cartwheels. 

45. Have a water fight.

46. Build a fort.

47. Dance in the rain. 

48. Imitate a bird's call. 

48. Blow dandelions into the wind.

49. Dig up worms. 

50. Sleep under the stars. 

51. Explore a skate park. 

52. Jump in a pile of leaves.

53. Build a snowman. 

54. Make a walkie-talkie out of two tins and some string. 

55. Go fishing. 

56. Find a walking stick. 

57. Catch snowflakes on your tongue. 

58. Make a crayon leaf rubbing. 

59. Whittle a stick. 

60. Collect 6 different types of rock. 

61. Rollerskate.

62. Draw a hopscotch board on the floor. 

63. Eat homemade ice lollies.

64. Sing as loud as you can.

65. Water the plants. 

66. Run through a sprinkler. 

67. Pick flowers.

68. Walk barefoot on the grass. 

69. Make nature confetti. 

70. Ice-skating.

71. Snow paint. 

72. Christmas light walk.

73. Go caroling. 

74. Construct a mud pit. 

75. Jump in muddy puddles.

76. Photograph flowers.

77. Go on a scavenge hunt. 

78. Paint fairy houses.

79. Stargaze. 

80. Go for a swim. 

81. Kick a ball. 

82. Create twig frames. 

83. Battle with shaving foam. 

84. Float a paper boat down a stream. 

85. Use a compass.

86. Yoga outdoors. 

87. Listen to a waterfall. 

88. Nerf gun wars.

89. Geocaching.

90. Pokemon Go. 

91. Fly a drone.

92. Go ape.

93. Orienteering. 

94. Hide and seek. 

95. Plant a vegetable garden. 

96. Go to the beach.

97. Build a sandcastle. 

98. Jump over waves.

99. Press flowers.

100. Pick up rubbish. 

Have I missed any good activities that you think are perfect to do with children outdoors? Love to hear your thoughts in the comment section down below. 

Cheers for reading X
Keep Calm and Carry On Linking Sunday


  1. So many lovely ideas here. Outdoor activities with the kids are the best!

  2. What great ideas. It's always fun to get outside and get active x

  3. What a great list of ideas for getting outdoors with kids. We're trying to do 1000 hours outside again this year so this will be very handy for giving us some ideas when we're stuck for things to do! #MMBC

  4. Lovley ideas. This year I have vowed to spend more time out in nature! #MMBC

  5. Loads of fab ideas here! It's so good to get outside. We will definitely be using some of your ideas this year. :) x

  6. These are some amazing ideas for sure. My kids and I spend as much time outdoors as we can, and some of the ideas will definitely come in handy for outdoor things to do with kids. #KCACOLS

  7. So many of our favourite activities are suggested here. We love the darker evenings for a bit of star gazing! #KCACOLS

  8. Yes! We get outside whatever the weather- great ideas! #KCACOLS

  9. So many fun ideas I always used to love stone skimming and my boys love to go exploring in caves. Thanks so much for linking up at #KCACOLS. Hope you come back again next time