50 Outdoor Activities for Kids this Spring!

We're celebrating Spring by sharing 50 of our favourite Outdoor Activities for Kids to enjoy this season! It's such a great time of year to explore & perfect for encouraging plenty of play, as well as discovering all that nature has to offer!


So here are our 50 favourite activities to enjoy out & about this Springtime!

1. Spring is the perfect time to grow your own fruit or vegetables. (If you have limited space here are a few ideas to inspire.)


2. Grab your wellies & splash, jump & play in the mud.


3. Listen to the trees in a spring breeze.

4. Help peg out the washing outside!


5. Make a bug hotel for local insects.


6. Plant some sunflower seeds. Why not give some to friends & have a sunflower growing competition


7. Have a jumping race around a local park. How many jumps does it take to get to the bench, the path, etc.


8. Blow bubbles with a friend & take it in turns to run & catch them.


9. Grab a bike, scooter or trike & set off on an adventure with all your family.

10. Go puddle jumping... & encourage the adults to join in too!


11. Go on a snowdrop walk with your family, or see if you can spot them as you walk around your neighbourhood.


12. Make a rainbow wand & dance with it around your garden or local park.


13. Plant some Spring flowers in a container & take them to a neighbour as a gift.


14. Scatter some wildflower seeds around your garden to help attract insects this summer.


15. Make a simple birdbath.

16. Go on a worm hunt.


17. Visit your local beach.


18. Wrap up in your waterproofs & go exploring in the rain.


19. Make a den with your family in a nearby woodland.


20. Play with indoor toys outside! (Plastic toys are ideal for this.)


21. Have a picnic or snack outside in the Spring sunshine.

22. Go on an evening walk & watch the sunset.


23. Instead of having a playdate indoors why not go on a walk together!


24. Climb up a hill... roll down a hill!

25. Collect sticks.


26. Play 'Pooh Sticks' over a bridge with your family & friends.

27. Go on an Easter egg hunt.


28. Paint outside walls, sheds & garden fences with paintbrushes & water.


29. Wash the windows! So much soapy fun to be had!


30. Make a kite & explore what happens when you run with it on a windy day.


31. Visit your local playground.

32. Discover newly born chicks.


33. Hold a Spring tea party for favourite toys


34. Make Spring Hats & have an outdoor parade.


35. Go on a blossom hunt & make blossom confetti! Throw it, catch it, dance in it!


36. Take a walk to feed the ducks. Can you spot any new ducklings?


37. Hug a tree! What signs of Spring can you see on the tree?


38. Collect a favourite pebble on a walk & turn it into a Pebble Pal!


39. Keep bubble bottles & turn them into a Spring Wind Chimes


40. Go on a Spring hunt looking for signs of Spring?


41. Visit a nearby pond with family & go pond dipping. Can you find any tadpoles?


42. Play 'hide & seek' in the Spring sunshine.


43. Search for daisies & make a daisy chain.


44. Create some Land Art with items collected from a nature walk.


45. Take a large cardboard box outside to play in... what will it turn into?


46. Explore a bluebell wood (April/May)


47. Look for moths/butterflies hiding under plants.

48. Make a simple bird feeder!


49. Climb a tree!

50. Visit a local woodland & go bird spotting. Which birds can your see or hear?


Have a great time outdoors exploring Spring!


2 comments:

  1. I loved your outdoor play ideas! And the spring Blog Hop is wonderful! Thanks for hosting!

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  2. Wonderful list! I love all the pictures. :)

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