This summer may look a little different, but the good news is you can have an amazing time all from your own backyard. Create an unforgettable few months filled with tons of games, workouts, and family activities.
For the Kiddos
Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt
You can plan this one afternoon and it will be sure to keep the little ones busy for hours. You can either hide items around the neighborhood like stuffed animals and toys or do a scavenger hunt with fun tasks and challenges.
Plan a theme day once a week. Everyone in the family can dress up based on the theme of that day. Here are some ideas: colors, superhero’s, animals, favorite TV characters, funny socks.
It’s play time… literally. Have your kids write fun stories or plays and then put on a show.
Build a Fort
Create a giant fort in the backyard using cardboard boxes or old sheets.
Backyard Science Lab
Cook up something creative and try some of these science experiments in the yard or garage.
Paint a fence or wall in the garage with chalk paint and create beautiful masterpieces.
Turn your backyard into a water park for a mini vacation with these ideas.
Host your own backyard Olympics with these fun activities.
Put some magic in your yard and build a fairy garden using a birdbath or tree stump.
Create your own mini golf course with these ideas.
Create a twister board in the grass with spray paint. Learn how.
Backyard Movie Night
Turn your backyard into a cinema and watch a movie under the stars.
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For the Adults
Plant an herb garden or a backyard tin can fence garden.
Send an invite to your friends, crank up the grill and the laptop and eat, drink and laugh together.
A Romantic Night
Make a picnic outside and watch a movie in the backyard.
Transform Your Shed
Repurpose the space and turn it into a home away from home with these ideas.
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