Low-Cost Fun Activities for Kids

There are plenty of free and low-cost outdoor activities for kids that also come with great health benefits!

Why is outdoor play so important? When kids seem glued to devices, outdoor play is a much-needed break from screens in this day and age.

Go on a Scavenger Hunt

Create a checklist or bingo card for kids to walk around the house or neighborhood to find. Once they have spotted the items, they can check them off.

Outdoor Art

Sidewalk chalk can keep kids busy for hours! Draw pictures with different colors and play games like tic-tac-toe and hangman.


Spring is usually the time to start pulling out weeds and planting seeds! Get the kids involved with planting flowers and vegetables and taking care of them.

Observe Different Birds and Bugs

There are so many different species of birds and bugs. Kids will be fascinated by how many there are and how different they can look.

Fly a Kite

If there is a windy day in the forecast, go to a park and try to fly a kite! You can purchase a kite at a low cost or even at the local dollar store.

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