Girl and Boy Scout Activities: 40 Fun Outdoor Activities for Kids


Girl and Boy Scout Activities: 40 Fun Outdoor Activities for Kids

Bark Owls Nature CraftIt can be difficult to get a large group of children to pay attention when they are in nature and everything looks interesting. With this comprehensive list, Girl and Boy Scout Activities: 40 Fun Outdoor Activities for Kids, your troops are sure to have a lot of fun and you can keep track of them. All of the projects and activities listed will be fun for both boys and girls. These outdoor kids activities are sure to be a hit whether you're doing with as a troop, class, or family. If you're camping with kids, keep them from getting bored or afraid of the big outdoors by distracting them with fun and awesome crafts.

This is a big list of things to do with kids outside. You don't have to be a part of a Scout troop to do these crafts, because any kid would have fun with a scavenger hunt or making bird feeders from things in nature. These free activities for kids could be done during school, Sunday school, or with the family. Your kids will have so much fun just being outside and the added enjoyment of the crafts and activities will make the day absolutely perfect.

Girl and Boy Scout Activities: 40 Fun Outdoor Activities for Kids

Girl and Boy Scout Activities: 40 Fun Outdoor Activities for Kids

Table of Contents

Scavenger Hunts
Outdoor Painting Crafts
Wind Chimes
Bird Feeders
Paper Crafts
Fun Outdoor Activities for Kids

Printable Scavenger Hunt Ideas for Kids

Printable Nature Scavenger Hunt   Outdoor Scavenger Hunt Printable

Get the kids outside and adventuring with these printable scavenger hunts. Outdoor activities for kids like these make great memories for the family and scout troop. This printable craft take only moments to print out but can provide an entire day of entertainment and a healthy time in the great outdoors.

Art Activities for Kids: Outdoor Painting Crafts for Kids

Tin Can Name Plates   Dandy Dandelion Blow Painting

Kids love to paint and be outdoors. Nature crafts for kids that involve paint will be just perfect for that family reunion picnic you have been planning or the big camping trip with Troop 47. Find colors in nature that match the ones with which you're painting. You can teach your kids about colors and how different shades are found in nature. Their imaginations will be running wild with painting ideas.


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DIY Wind Chimes

Bottle Cap Art Wind Chime   Nature's Best Wind Chime

These cute recycled and nature crafts show your children how to make a wind chime from recycled craft materials and things they can find in their backyard. These easy crafts for kids are budget-friendly and have unlimited possibilities. There are no rules with these projects - just let the imaginations run wild!

Homemade Bird Feeders

Quick Pine Cone Bird Feeders   Toilet Paper Roll Bird Feeder

The best crafts are made from nature or some recycled materials, and these DIY bird feeders are no exception. They don't have to be fancy or expensive to attract birds to your yard. The best thing about these homemade bird feeders is that you can make them at any point of the year, so your kids can see which feathered friends come to visit during each season. Outdoor activities that allow kids to observe nature in their own backyards are always a good idea, so rifle through your recycle bin or yard and grab what you need for these DIY bird feeders.

Paper Crafts for Kids

DIY Kite Flying Fun   How to Make Paper Boats

These paper crafts for kids are incredibly simple to make, and since you can whip them up in a matter of minutes, you and your family can head outside in a no time. Or, if the project doesn't include a lot of small pieces of paper, you could make it outside! Your kids can let their imaginations soar with a giant paper airplane or a homemade kite. These are perfect and affordable summer crafts for kids that are sure to be a hit.

Fun Outdoor Activities for Kids

How to Make a Leaf Maze   Eggshell Seedling Planters

Below we have an assortment of fun and easy crafts for kids that didn't fit into any particular category. There is an acorn frame that is reminiscent of something made at summer camp and brilliant herb planters in the shape of a turtle. There is something for everyone in this list of easy kids' activities. Put the kids in play clothes or cover them with smocks and let them loose outside (with proper supervision, of course).

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