Outdoor Activities That You Can Enjoy With Your Kids

Canadian Winter

 

Ensuring that your kids are going outdoors and enjoying themselves rather than being stuck inside in front of the TV all day is important. They need to exercise, socialize and see the sun. However, convincing them to do so can be difficult. Thankfully, there are some really fun activities that they can do. Here are three.

 

Exploring

 

Adventure Activities

 

Summer Fun

 

Adventure activities include a wide range of things. There are dedicated adventure activity places that you can visit to go on high ropes courses or obstacle courses. However, the fun doesn’t need to start and end there. Things like going rock climbing or mountain biking are exhilarating. They are great for getting exercise and have a fun day out. Each of these can give your kid a great sense of accomplishment once they have completed the activity and might even inspire them to continue to the activity in the future. A lot of these types of activity are great choices for the whole family to get involved and kids and adults alike can exercise and have a fun time. 

 

At the Beach

 

Sports

 

All time Winners

 

There are so many sports to choose from. If your child has shown an interest in a sport, then you need to encourage them to pursue it as much as possible. It might be something that they have tried at school, watching on the TV or just heard someone else talk about. Either way, sports are a great way for your kids to go outdoors, socialize, stay fit and healthy and learn valuable skills. If they continue to enjoy the sport, then you might want to send them to a summer camp dedicated to that sport like FCB Canada. There they can make new friends, learn new skills and immerse themselves in something that they enjoy. Watching things like the Olympics or other sporting events on TV can help your kids see what sports there are and see if they might be interested in taking up one of them.

 

Hockey all the way

 

Geocaching

Geocaching is a lot of fun. It is essentially a real-world treasure hunt. Scattered around the world are various caches. Using GPS, clues and looking around, you will try to find Geocaches. The finding them is the fun part and they encourage exploration. You might visit somewhere you never normally would so that you can try to find all of the Geocaches there. Once you find a Geocache, you write your name in a notebook logging your find, tick it off on the app on your smartphone and then take something from inside the Geocache while at the same time leaving something in return. In this way, you can gather a little collection of strange items that have come from all over the place. Equally, the items you left could end up anywhere in the world. Geocaching is about exploring the outdoors and having as much fun as possible at the same time. You and your kids can enjoy exploring, walking and hiking while at the same time going on a real-world treasure hunt. If you haven’t tried this with your kids, then you should give it a go as the app is free to download.

 

Smooth legs with less time – #IntuitionEffect!

Smooth legs with less time – #IntuitionEffect!

 

This past week we have had two small grand boys visiting.  Two of our little wolves, as we call them.  It has been a fantastic visit and a treat to be able to spend such quality time.  With all the activity, and believe me there was lots of activity, I was lucky to have a few minutes to myself to get ready!  I was so happy to receive my new Schick Intuition razor just in time to get ready for all the fun.  #Gotitfree in exchange for my honest feedback opn the product, which is also an contest entry on 5 Minutes for Mom

 

We have been down to the river to swim. Gone up the lake road to a great beach called Lockhart Beach which is part of the Lockhart Provincial Park; swimming, fishing and throwing rocks.  Checked out Creston’s Rotary Spray Park – a couple of times in the heat wave we are having.  Gone to the toy store; walked to the library; and filled a small pool in the back yard to splash in.  Forgot to mention berry picking at our favourite U-Pick strawberries and saskatoon berries and picking up eggs at a local farm.

Any Day is a Good Day for Fishing

Fruits of Their Labour

Tucked in all the goings about, I was able to try my new Schick Intuition razor.  It was such a pleasure to use.  First, it fit really comfortably in my hand, I did not feel like I was going to drop it.  On the top there is a delicately scented lathering bar built around the razor.  You run it under water to start and then just shave.  It was fast and so smooth you couldn’t really tell there was a razor attached.  I had to feel my legs to see if it was working 😀  I am now ready for any pool side activity!

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Storm Over The Fence

We needed to get out of the house today.  There has been so much rain and grey skies that we have felt house bound.  Yesterday there was sun and then there was downpours.    The picture above was taken mid day!

Today the rain held off and we headed to a trail that takes us down to the Goat River.  It was pretty swollen but so beautiful.  I love where we live.  Mountains, deep forests, lakes and rivers, I think I was born a “bush baby”  🙂  Where do you live?  Do you love it?  You can win a custom cut design of your Favorite USA State.  Find the details below.

I brought along my trusty camera and found some amazing textures and designs from the trail.  Tell me what you think.

Delicate Traces

Water Waves in the Rock

Water Hollow

Textures


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