Summer is finally here and it’s time to enjoy the sunshine, warmth and outdoor spaces. These simple outdoor ideas and activities for your toddlers and preschoolers are fun to do together. Check out our top tips for getting outdoors this summer with your toddlers too! So here you go our ideas for activities to do outdoors with your little ones this summer.
Top Tips for Getting Outdoors with your Little ones This Summer
Although the sun maybe bright, the temperature soaring it doesn’t mean that you can’t get outdoors this summer with your toddlers and preschoolers here are our top tips for getting outdoors safely and enjoying it too.
- Head outdoors first thing in the morning or late in the afternoon evening
- Set up a play area in the shade
- Put umbrellas up over water tables and sand pits to provide shade throughout the day
- Keep misters available to cool down
- Pack some ice pops in a thermos to stay cool and hydrated
- Use sun-safe swimwear as cover-ups
- Don’t forget a hat!
- Set up a drinks station where even little kids can help themselves to the water
Outdoor Activities for Summer Fun with Toddlers and Preschoolers
We’ve put together our favorite outdoor activities to do with toddlers and preschoolers check them out below.
Homemade Bubble Mix
Bubble Print Art
Outdoor Art with Homemade Sidewalk Chalk Paint
Stay Cool and Paint with Ice!
Collect Worms and Make a DIY Bottle Wormery
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Grow your own Plants
Beach Games for Toddlers and Preschoolers that everyone will enjoy
Forest Scavenger Hunt
Go Rock Pooling with your Toddlers and Preschoolers
Head out blackberry picking
More Activities for Summer with your Toddlers and Preschoolers
Are you looking for even more ideas and activities to do with your toddlers and preschoolers this summer?
Then these best simple ideas for summer activities for your toddlers and preschoolers. These are tried and tested from paper plates to vacation memories that you can make and perfect for when you head back inside with your little ones. Or how about getting creative and trying one of these easy garden crafts for kids?
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Cerys is a marine biologist, environmental educator, teacher, mum, and home educator from the UK. She loves getting creative, whether it is with simple and easy crafts and ideas, activities to make learning fun, or delicious recipes that you and your kids can cook together you'll find them all shared here on Rainy Day Mum.