Outdoor play is so important for children of all ages – and for adults too! This month I encourage you to take time to regularly head outside with your children for some playful learning, and we’ve got just the resource to help you do it.
This printable play planner has 25 fabulous ideas for outdoor fun (download & printing instructions below).
Additional Outdoor Fun Links
These links provide helpful suggestions for a number of the activities included in the planner, with a few bonus activity links to supplement the activities included.
Five Senses Scavenger Hunt: Printable outdoor scavenger hunt using all of the five senses.
20 Fun Ways to Play with Sticks: Ideas for playing with the world’s oldest known toy!
How to Make a Rainbow With a Hose: If you haven’t discovered this simple, magical science idea yet, be sure to give it a try.
40 Brilliant Backyard Science Experiments: Take your science program outdoors for some fun this month.
10 Easy Ways to Make Art Outdoors: Gather your art supplies, it’s time to head outside.
Planning a Playful Garden: Ideas for things to grow with kids.
Make Your Own Mini Microscope: A great way to see things up close if you don’t have a magnifying glass handy.
Garden Matching Game: Printable garden themed card game.
Printing Your Outdoor Fun Planner
Click here to download: A Month of Outdoor Fun Play Planner. Save the PDF to your computer. Open the PDF to print. When printing, select “Fit to printable area” (or similar) to ensure the page fits with your printer type and local paper size (these have been created at A4 size).
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