10 Fun Ways to Spend Time Outside

As summer comes to an end and we move into fall, blistering hot afternoons are being replaced by cooler weather. This makes it the perfect time of year to spend afternoons outdoors (especially if you live in a place that gets really cold during the winter!).


Here are some of the things we do to get my boys and I enjoy playing outside:


Chalk Mandalas

Drawing Chalk Mandalas


Get Moving, Play outside in the Water

Playing Outside with Water (We’ve still got a little bit of time before it gets too cold to do this.)


Get Moving, Go to the Park

Go to the Park


Get Moving, Go Fly a Kite

Go Fly a Kite


Working in the Garden, Planting Irises

Working in the Garden


Get Moving, play in the rain

Play in the Rain



Blow Bubbles (Bubble recipe included)


Get Moving: Play Hopscotch

Play Hopscotch



Have a Picnic



Take a Walk

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