Looking for ideas for outdoor activities for kids? You have come to the right place. Today, I am sharing some of my favorite ways to score up some fun for your little ones and big kids, too!Outdoor Activities for Kids - easy to make backyard outdoor activities for your family!

This time during the summer is definitely when the ” Mom, I’m bored’s” begin. Don’t worry, I have some great DIY outdoor activities for kids and for you today that you can do as a family and super smart activities for the kids to do on their own.

Whatever your kids are into these days, I think you’ll be able to find something great from this list that you can sway your children into getting involved with.

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Outdoor activities with new babies by Your Modern Family | Have some fun with the family with these fun outdoor activities for kids of all ages!

Your Modern Family has some wonderful ideas that you can do outdoors if you have a newborn baby. Your new bundle of joy is never too young to begin enjoying the outdoors.

It has been a long while since I’ve had a baby, but I remember how great it felt to get outside and feel the sun on my shoulders. It really helped save my sanity, too!

Painting with Water- A toddler activity idea by Happy Hooligans | Get outside and have some fun with your family with these great ideas for outdoor activities for kids.

Playing with water is such a great idea for the summer and toddlers love to be outside and they go crazy over playing with water!

Have you ever given a little this one a paint brush? They love it! Happy Hooligans shows us how to teach your kids how to paint with water. It is so fun for them and there is no actual paint involved.

I wish I had done this with my little ones, they would have loved it.

How to Make a Giant Water Bed by My Frugal Adventures | Have some fun with your family outdoors with these great ideas for outdoor activities for kids.

My Frugal Adventures shares how she made a giant water bed outdoors for her girls. It looks like a blast!

With a few supplies from the hardware store, you can make your own big water blob of fun. She recommends this activity for small kids and they said it was the highlight of their summer.

This would be perfect for a miserably hot summer day.

Free Lemonade Stand Printables by Real Housemoms | Get outdoors and have some fun with your family with these ideas for outdoor activities with kids!

I think having a lemonade stand is a rite of passage for every kid. It is such a great way to teach kids about simple business knowledge and how to interact with those in their community.

Real Housemoms makes setting up a cute lemonade stand super simple with her adorable free printables. Just a few clicks of the mouse and supplies for making lemonade and your kids are on their way to making a little money.

We love donating the proceeds to a local charity, so it is a win for everyone!

DIY Bubbleshooter by Kids Activities Blog | Get outdoors and have some fun with the family with these fun ideas for outdoor activities for kids!

This one is fun for so many ages! Kids Activities Blog shows us how to make your own bubbleshooter. It really is so smart.

You are never going to need a bubble wand again once you find out how simple it is to make these fun bubbleshooters. In fact, you probably already have everything you need to make them at home already.

Homemade Ice Paints by Emma Owl | Get outside with the family with these great ideas for outdoor activities for kids!

Is it hot at your house? It is a scorcher at ours right now. For these humid and warm days, this idea for ice painting is pure genius.

Emma Owl shares her version of making ice paints and it is so simple. The kids will love painting with their “paintsicles”.

What a great way to cool off and stay creative.

Make Your Own Water Balloon Parachute by Fantastic Fun and Learning | Get outdoors and have some fun with these ideas for outdoor activities for kids!

This idea for making a water balloon parachute looks so fun. Have you ever tried it? Fantastic Fun and Learning is spilling the beans on how to make them.

All you need is a filled water balloon and grocery bag and you are ready to make your own. Just be sure to have plenty of extra water balloons on hand.

Water Balloon Pinata by Red Ted Art

This is another fun idea to do with water balloons. Red Ted Art has created this fun water balloon pinata game.

I think kids of any age would love playing this and it would be a great way to cool off, too!

DIY Sprinkler Limbo by The Pinning Mama | Get outdoors with the family and have some fun with these great ideas for outside activities for kids!

DIY Sprinkler Limbo… way cool! This is on my list for a luau party that I am throwing in a few weeks. What kids wouldn’t want do this awesome activity! The Pinning Mama is just so creative.

DIY Ladder Golf by Simply Darrling | Get outdoors with the family and have some fun with these great ideas for outdoor activities for kids.

Simply Darrling shows us how you can make your own ladder golf game. If you haven’t ever played this game before it is so much fun. I love it that kids can play and adults love it just as much.

This is great for tailgating too, so keep that in mind for fall!

Outdoor Bug Hunt by KC Edventures | Get outdoors with the family and have some fun with these great ideas for outdoor activities for kids!

Get outdoors and channel your inner detective when you go on a bug hunt. KC Edventures has shared a really fun printable outdoor game where your kids hunt for bugs.

This game is such a great idea for a little fun and learning. Perfect for kids, you will have to try this with your family this summer. I bet you’ll learn a little, too!

A collage image on how to make your own backyard movie theater

This is our family’s absolute favorite thing to do… watching a movie outdoors. Learn how to make your own outdoor movie theater with some really great tips.

You can also find some really great summer movie recommendations there, too!

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