25 Easy Activities to Keep Your Kids Active
Have a fun challenge with your kids and see how many of these fun activities you can do in the month of October!
Try out kickboards and noodles in the indoor pool when summer is over
If your child is too small to bike on their own, attach a hitched bike to the back of yours and have them peddle
3. Go on a nature hike
See how many species of leaves or insects you can find
Make an imaginary goal between two trees
Get off the couch and take your kids outside to pass the ball at halftime during Sunday and Monday games
How many baskets can your kids make in a minute?
7. Ice skating
See if there’s a discount night at your local rink
8. Take a walk around the neighborhood
Wave to your neighbors
9. Wash the car
Scrub those wheels till they’re shiny!
10. Walk to the bus stop
It will get blood flowing to their brains before school
11. Rake leaves
Then jump in the big leaf pile!
12. Climb a tree
How long can your kids hang like monkeys?
13. Flashlight tag
Always fun, but make sure they stay close to home!
14. Roller Rink
Hold on to each other as you skate to all your favorite jams
15. Batting cage
T-Ball or Babe Ruth style
16. Take your dog for a walk (or borrow a neighbors’!)
He’ll be happy for the attention and you’ll get some fresh air too
17. Putt-putt golf
Who can make a hole-in-one?
18. Lazer Tag
The kids will definitely get their hearts racing with this one!
19. Jump on a trampoline
Fun full-body workout for everyone
20. Set up an obstacle course
Use outdoor furniture, trees, balls, jump ropes, anything you can find!
21. Teach your kids the classics
Red Rover, Mother May I, Simon Says, Hopscotch…
22. Fly a Kite
Don’t let it get away!
23. Clean your home together
Vacuuming, dusting and scrubbing will work their little muscles, and have your house looking great!
24. Build a fort
Indoors or outdoors, and have a secret handshake to get in
25. Just Dance!
Turn the music up as loud as you can and everyone can bust a move!