Outside Activities Children Actually Want to Do!

Hopscotch

“Red Light, Green Light”

Dodge Ball

Freeze Tag

Scavenger Hunts

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Other simple and free ways to keep children active

  • Skipping rocks at a nearby lake or pond
  • Roll down a grassy hill
  • Find the perfect climbing tree
  • Study the ecosystem under a stepping stone
  • Set up the game of Twister outside
  • Have a contest to see who can Hula Hoop the longest
  • Check out your local Frisbee golf park

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At least an hour a day

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