Camping is one of the best ways to leave the busy world behind to re-connect with nature and spend quality time with family. Many places offer swimming, fishing, go for a hike or just relax. After a fun day, don’t forget the popular S-mores over your fire pit, while you look up to gaze at the stars!
The great thing about camping is, you don’t need a lot of money to get started. You can go as rustic or elaborate as you want! The choice is all up to you!
Many products are out there to make your camping experience easier and fun.
Its all up to you, so go out there and make wonderful memories!!!!!
13 Things To Do at the Beach with Children
When you think of a trip to the beach, you think of lying in the warm sun and feeling the beautiful breeze from the ocean while enjoying a good book and frozen margarita making sure you have enough sunscreen, toys, games, snacks, drinks, and entertainment to keep your children happy. Once you find your spot on the sand, now what? Here are some beach activities to keep your kids entertained.
13 Beach Activities for Kids
Build a sandcastle. Be sure to pack little figurines (princesses, dragons, etc.) and make the castle come to life!
Have a scavenger hunt. List items to find such as seashells, snails, rocks, etc.
Pack a ball and play beach soccer or kickball. Be mindful of others if the beach is crowded.
Bring a boogie board. Ride the waves!
Send your kids on a treasure hunt. Bring coins or objects and hide them in the sand and around your area for your children to find.
Hold an obstacle course/relay race. This is good exercise and can be as easy as jumping over buckets or towels, running to the water to fill up a bucket and bring it back, etc.
Draw hopscotch in the sand. Use a seashell as a marker.
Play tic-tac-toe. Draw the game board in the sand.
Have a family picnic. Packing lunch? Bring a blanket and eat picnic-style!
Collect items and have your child count them. Take away and add to work on math skills.
Go for a walk along the shore. See what living animals (snails, starfish, crabs, seagulls) you can spot.
Take a moment to relax. Find a shady area or get under a tent/umbrella and read your child one of their favorite books.
Collect shells. Find pretty seashells for art projects that will make for great weekend activities later in the summer.
What beach activities do your kids like best?
The Bright Horizons Family Beach Guide
If you and your family are planning on heading to the beach, you need to know what snacks and toys and to bring with you and how to practice water safety. Read the Bright Horizons Family Beach Guide to be prepared for your day at the beach!
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