Have lots of fun exploring with these backyard safari outdoor kids summer activities!
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We're kicking off Nature Week at our at-home summer camp series!!! There are so many ways to enjoy some outdoor kids summer activities for this week's theme. A backyard safari and buying a DIY wooden playhouse is a great way to get the kids excited to go outside.
Although you could definitely just go outside and look around, Dollar Tree has some super cute bug observation kits. My kids loved using these to go exploring on our backyard safari.
We're pretty lucky with the number of animals we get to observe in our backyard safari. We have a vegetable garden that attracts lots of butterflies, ladybugs, bees, and a variety of birds. We also get to see lots of lizards! But as for animals or insects that are causing damage to the garden, companies like pest control Essendon can properly take care of them.
If you flip over some rocks, the kids might also be able to find some rollie pollies, worms, and other little critters. Observe the backyard animals for a bit before letting them go back to their homes.
If bugs aren't really your thing, you'll love the Hammered Art Nature craft for kids. that Bri shared over at Parties With A Cause.
Although we will be sharing fun projects, activities, and recipes for kids on our blogs, we've also started a Facebook Group for parents to share ways they are keeping kids happy this summer. I hope you will join us!
Summer Camp at Home Weekly Schedule
- Week 1: Dinosaurs
- Week 2: Space
- Week 3: Nature
- Week 4: Around the World
- Week 5: Science
- Week 6: Under the Sea
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That's it for this backyard safari outdoor kids activity! Until next time.
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Hi, I’m Jordan – a work at home mom with 3 super fun little boys. I love entertaining guests and want to help you make entertaining easy!