It is time for The Kids Weekly Co-Op! Every Thursday, creative bloggers link up their ideas and activities for kids. This week we are headed outdoors as I share 15 Outdoor Activities that were linked up last week. Discover new ways to play outside. Don't forget to link up your kid friendly project below. If you have been featured this week, grab a button!
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ABC Shootout from My Big Fat Happy Life
All you need is a water squirter and some sidewalk chalk to create this fun letter game.
Storytime Ideas: The Great Gracie Chase from Growing Book by Book
Fun idea to create an outdoor doghouse to go with the book The Great Gracie Chase, which happens to be one of my daughter's favorites.
Amazing Outdoor Music Stations from My Nearest and Dearest
You will be inspired to head outdoors and make music when you see these creative music stations.
Cup Launchers from Sunlit Pages
You will learn how to make launchers that your kids will flip for. Head outdoors and let them fly!
Animal Washing Sensory Play from Where Imagination Grows
If your toys are anything like mine, they can use a good washing. Bring your animals toys outside and let the kids have fun giving them a bath.
Fizzing Sidewalk Paint from Kids Activities Blog
We actually did this activity and it was so much fun. The kids loved watching the paint bubble and fizz.
Activities and Resources for Learning About Tree Bark from My Nearest and Dearest
In addition to learning about tree bark, Ann shares a tree related art activity. Great for a nature study!
Over 150 Outdoor Activities for Kids from Crystal and Co
The ultimate guide to fun in the sun!
Balloon Bean Bags from Growing Book by Book
These bean bags have so many uses. Love how they were incorporated into a word family game.
Kids Green Activity with Plants from Mini Monets and Mommies
Get dirty and create some gorgeous plant art. I love any activity that gets kids working in the garden.
Pedal for Numbers from Dabbling Mama
Gross motor fun combined with learning. This math activity is a winner!
20 Outdoor Phonics Activities from Living Montessori Now
Some great ways to learn while you enjoy the great outdoors. These would be perfect for kids starting Kindergarten this year.
Threading Giant Spider from Adventures of Adam
If you have a little spider lover, you must do this!
How to Make a Fairy Tale Castle from Our Little House in the Country
What kid wouldn't love a castle? Such a great idea for re-using a giant box.
Outdoor Color Station from Mess for Less
Water and food coloring combine to make a fun learning and fine motor activity.