Summer Backyard Activities for Kids

Despite having to mow the lawn, I’m so excited to start using our backyard. It’s finally summer! And to get in the mood, here are some fun summer backyard activities you can do with the kids.

Be sure to check out our other fun family-friendly kid activities and crafts!

Summer Backyard Activities for Kids

Name Practice Water Game | Inspiration Laboratories

Bug Hunt | House of Burke

Sensory Painting with Bugs | Frogs, Snails and Puppy Dog Tails

Swatting Bubbles| Teachers of Good Things

Outdoor Scavenger Hunt for Kids (FREE Printable) | Buggy and Buddy

Let’s Play Garden | Such a Mama

Garden ABC Letter Hunt | Fantastic Fun and Learning

Obstacle Course | Little Bins for Little Hands

Shaving Cream Slides | Creativity Blooming

Water Balloon Games for Kids | Artsy Mama


  1. This is really helpful as I’m always running out of ideas of things to do with my toddler!

  2. So great to play outside! Thanks for including our moon sand cupcake play. 🙂

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