Outdoor Activities

Whether your preschooler loves to play games like kickball or hopscotch or prefers nature activities like planting flowers or watching birds, we have plenty of fun outdoor activities to get your child off the sofa and into the great outdoors.

10 Rules for Summer Safety

Dust off your grill and grab your swimsuits, because the lazy days of summer are here! With the right tools and preparation, summertime can be a relaxing and safe time for you and your family. Here are 10 ways to avoid seasonal mishaps.

20+ Fun Activities to Do in the Snow

20 great games to cure cabin fever.

Go Play Outside: Great Outdoor Games

Creative ways to play right in your own backyard.

Cheap Summer Fun

Free (and almost-free) summer activities to keep kids happy and active all season long.

13 Fun Things to Do With Your Kids This Summer

Looking for some fun outdoor activities for you and your family? Be sure to try these simple, imaginative, and fun activities!

6 Ways to Get Your Child Comfortable in the Water

Even if you yourself can't even dog paddle, there are plenty of ways to help your little ones get comfortable in the water and learn to swim.

20 Activities to Do With Your Family This Weekend

Make the most of your upcoming weekend, and plan for one (or more!) of these fun outdoor activities!

Family Fun: Apple Picking

The time is ripe to take the family and friends to a local orchard. Savor the fall sunshine while you play fun games and enjoy fresh seasonal snacks.

6 Ways Preschoolers Can Celebrate Earth Day

Teach your little ones the importance of keeping the earth clean and preserving its natural resources with these easy activities for preschoolers.

Quiz: Is Your Child Ready for Sleep-Away Camp?

Is your child ready for a week or two (or more!) away from home, or would she be miserable and homesick the whole time? Use this 10-question quiz to help you figure out whether to try summer camp this year.

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5 Spring Crafts and Games

Greet the season with cute crafts and fun games just right for warm days and sunny skies.

Make Your Neighborhood More Fun

The best way to get your kids to turn off their screens is to make it less boring to play outside.

How to Turn Your Backyard Into an Adventure Playground

Gather empty boxes, wooden planks, and rocks or sticks in your yard to encourage open-ended exploration, problem-solving, and self-directed play.