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5 DIY Backyard Activities

on 4.22.2021 at 9:22am

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We’re always looking for fun activities to get us outside during the summer.  My goal is to keep them and the mess outside as long as possible.  With the days getting warmer, I’ve been on the hunt for new things to occupy the time, so I thought I would share a few that we found that have been fun!

Try one of these 5 backyard DIY activities when the kids come to you asking for something to do.

5 DIY Backyard Activities

Shoot & Splash Target Practice

If your kids end up using water guns to shoot each other and that leads to conflict, use this idea to set up a shooting range so they can practice their skills on inanimate objects!

10 Backyard Balancing Activities

Have fun outside and encourage gross motor development with these easy DIY balancing activities kids can do outside!

Scented Rainbow Science & Sensory Project

This requires a bit of prep in advance, but the ingredients are cheap and this will lead to lots of fun experimenting outside where the mess doesn’t matter!

Pool Noodle Lawn Golf

You can get pool noodles for about $1 apiece, and this is a fun way to use them if you don’t have access to water nearby.

Pool Noodle Ring Toss

Another fun use for pool noodles. Older kids can help construct the game!

Looking for more things to do this summer? See my list of 75 things to do outside!

If you want to get your kids outside more this summer, check out one of these 5 DIY backyard activities for some family fun!