Outdoor Activities

Slather on the sunscreen and scoot the kids outside for a day of fun. Whether they love to play games like kickball or hopscotch or prefer nature activities like planting flowers or watching birds, we have plenty of ways to get your child off the sofa and in the great outdoors.

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21 Best Water Activities for Kids to Beat the Heat at Home

Feelin' hot, hot, hot? Get out the hose, fill some water balloons, or gather up a few crafty materials to set up these water activities and games to keep kids cool and entertained all summer.

The 8 Best Inflatable Water Slides to Turn Your Yard Into a Summer Oasis

From built-in water cannons to bouncy houses, up the ante on outdoor play by bringing the water park to your own back yard.

Bicycle Sizes for Kids: How to Buy and Measure a Kids' Bike

Choosing the proper bicycle size reduces the risk of injury and gives your child the confidence to cruise on two wheels. Here, experts share how to measure a kids' bike properly.

17 Fun Camping Activities for Kids

Looking to trade your hotel room for a tent? With these kid-friendly activity ideas, you’ll have the easiest (and most memorable) camping trip ever.
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10 At-Home Trampoline Alternatives to Help Kids Blow Off All That Energy

Kids love jumping on trampolines, but the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests they're too dangerous for home use. Check out these 10 alternative ways for kids to expend their pent-up energy.