Activities for Kids

Updated April 20, 2023
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Backyard adventure : get messy, get wet, build cool things, and have tons of wild fun! 51 free-play activities
Thomsen, Amanda
The backyard has long been a space associated with recreation and relaxation, a private patch of earth to escape to, and a springboard for the imagination. In her signature style and drawing on her personal experience as a mother, gardener, and author, Amanda Thomsen encourages kids to create...
I love dirt! : 52 activities to help you and your kids discover the wonders of nature
Ward, Jennifer
I Love Dirt! presents 52 open-ended activities to help you engage your child in the outdoors. No matter what your location-from a small patch of green in the city to the wide-open meadows of the country-each activity is meant to promote exploration, stimulate imagination, and heighten a child's...
150+ screen-free activities for kids : the very best and easiest playtime activities from FunAtHomeWithKids.com!
Citro, Asia.
Bring back playtime, all the time! Dive into a Bubbling Swamp World. Drum on an Outdoor Sound Wall. Explore the gooeyness of Glowing Slime. With the one-of-a-kind projects in 150+ Screen-Free Activities for Kids, your family will rediscover the spirit of imaginative...
Great things to do outside : 365 awesome outdoor activities
Ambrose, Jamie
Get into the great outdoors! This best-selling guide for children gets you out and about exploring the natural world with exciting activities every day of the year. Take this brilliant book with you wherever you go for observation and interaction with the wonders of nature in a...
A little bit of dirt : 55+ science and art activities to reconnect children with nature
Citro, Asia
Dandelion Bubbles, Rain Drums, Seed Bomb Lollipops and more! Bursting with creative hands-on outdoor science and art activities,A Little Bit of Dirt is full of motivation to get outside and explore. Whether you're investigating the health of your local stream, making...
Camping
McKinney, Donna Bowen
This title introduces young sports fans to camping, introducing its history, suggested gear, and tips for making the most of a weekend in the wilderness. The title features informative sidebars, exciting photos, a glossary, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state...
Nature play at home : creating outdoor spaces that connect children with the natural world
Striniste, Nancy
"A magnificent resource for transforming backyards into stimulating environments which enhance children's creativity, learning, and fun." --Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods, The Nature Principle, and Vitamin N ...
Bug lab for kids : family-friendly activities for exploring the amazing world of beetles, butterflies, spiders, and other arthropods
Guyton, John W.
Bug Lab for Kids is an engaging, scientifically accurate, and fun activity book that explores the exciting world of bugs.
Cool string art : creative activities that make math & science fun for kids!
Hanson, Anders
Discover secret math and science tricks to creating art! This title introduces young readers to the sciences, with a creative twist. Math and science educational pages are interspersed with Cool String Art activities that offer practical applications of the information students learn in class. All...
Bird watcher
Burnie, David.
In Eyewitness Explorers: Bird Watcher, young bird lovers can discover all they need to know about these winged wonders. In the book are 30 hands on activities that allow budding ornithologists to build a birdfeeder, make a nest box, birdbath, and bird garden; plus uncover tracks and trails...
Get out! : outdoor activities kids can enjoy everywhere (except indoors)
Warshaw, Hallie.
“An excellent collection of creative activities....Full-color photographs show a wide variety of children in action....Safety is stressed throughout...fun, engaging text is well written....Pair it with the author’s Zany Rainy Days...to keep youngsters busy year-round.”—...
Bug hunter
Burnie, David.
Become an expert bug hunter with this hands-on guide to the natural world. It's full of easy-to-do activities and amazing things to see, discover, and explore.
STEAM kids : 50+ science, technology, engineering, art, math hands-on projects for kids
Carey, Anne
A year's worth of captivating STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) activities that will wow the boredom right out of kids! Created by an MIT engineer, award winning educators, designers, and homeschooling experts, STEAM Kids will inspire your children to: question...
The kids campfire book
Drake, Jane.
This book in the Family Fun series has everything you need to know about having a fun and safe campfire. This collection of outdoor activities, games, stories, songs and more is for kids and families to share around the campfire. It includes tips on how to find the best campfire...
Cool paper folding : creative activities that make math & science fun for kids!
Hanson, Anders
Discover secret math and science tricks to creating art! This title introduces young readers to the sciences, with a creative twist. Math and science educational pages are interspersed with cool paper folding activities that offer practical applications of the information students learn in class....
Craft lab for kids : 52 DIY projects to inspire, excite, and empower kids to create useful, beautiful handmade goods
Corfee, Stephanie

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