Backyard Play

Enjoy these backyard play ideas for kids! From my backyard to yours.

6 Ideas for an Exciting Treasure Hunt

This post may contain affiliate links. As an Amazon associate, I may earn a commission from any qualifying links (at no additional cost to you). Our little guy is really into pirates right now. Except his understanding of them is very innocent. He told me he bought his pirate ship on sale with money from …

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15 Best Outdoor Toys for your Backyard

With the onset of warmer weather, we’ve been spending a ton of time playing in our backyard. And yes, it’s partially because a global pandemic happened and basically made this one of our only options for outdoor activities. But even before that, I always loved the idea of creating an awesome backyard space that makes …

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Make this Stunning Nature Rainbow Craft for Kids

One of the best things about spring is all the colors that start to manifest themselves on the earth. It’s the perfect time to do this nature rainbow craft, which is one of my absolute favorites! We actually did this exact same craft twice last summer, and now again this spring. The results are always …

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Assortment of nature finds from a spring hike, including yellow forsythia flowers, birch bark, and a robin's egg.

Spring Hike: 5 Intriguing Things to Look For!

Spring is the season of new life! Which can be really exciting after six months of white/gray/brown everything. Don’t get me wrong; I love winter and the snow! But it does drag on after a bit, and I’m definitely ready for the change. So we decided to celebrate with a signs of spring hike! This …

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spring picnic- small boy sits on blanket eating in front of flowering yellow bush

5 Festive Ideas for a Backyard Spring Picnic!

Now that it’s warming up and plants are in bloom, a spring picnic in the backyard has been calling my name! Even if we weren’t quarantined, the backyard is still one of the best places for a picnic. And I love the idea of making at least one picnic per season feel extra festive! So …

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15 Kids Nature Printables for Easy Outdoor Activities

Oh hey! It’s been a couple of crazy weeks, so this is the first post I’ve managed since all the COVID-19 stuff really hit the fan. I know the outdoors aren’t technically off-limits YET, but we’ve still been sticking mostly to our yard. And while I’m super grateful to even have a yard, it’s still …

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