Outdoor Activities for Families

Put down your phones and spend some quality time outside as a family. Enjoy these titles with lots of great outdoor activities to enjoy together.

Updated May 22, 2023
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Let's play outdoors! : exploring nature for children
Ard, Cath
A book that encourages children to go and play outside and discover what nature has to offer. Leave the house and roam into the nature: It is a fascinating place, waiting to be conquered by little ones with curious minds. Whether in the garden, park, or a nearby forest, a closer look at nature will...
Growing up wild
Barrable, Alexia
Have you ever noticed how much calmer and more engaged your children are when they are outside in the natural world? A growing body of evidence is pointing to the need for children to spend more time outside. Being outdoors has the potential to energise, entertain and educate...
Balanced and barefoot : how unrestricted outdoor play makes for strong, confident, and capable children
Hanscom, Angela J.
"Angela Hanscom is a powerful voice for balance." --Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods In this important book, a pediatric occupational therapist and founder of TimberNook shows how outdoor play and unstructured freedom of...
Cool outdoor activities : great things to do in the great outdoors
Kuskowski, Alex.
Cool Outdoor Activities makes the great outdoors fun and exciting. Make a marvelous mini kite or bury a time capsule. Create a giant tic-tac-toe board or a twist-it game in the grass. This book is full of easy-to-follow steps and bright photography for every activity. Plus, it's written just for...

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