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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A day at the beach doesn't need to be stressful or expensive. With these easy beach activities for kids, you'll never be bored at the shore again!