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Thursday, June 15, 2017

5 Fun Summer Activities For Kids to Do Outdoors

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5 Fun Summer Activities For Kids To Do Outdoors by lifestyle blogger Laura of Walking in Memphis in High Heels
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School is out, summer is almost here, and if your kids are anything like Leighton, you're bound to be spending A LOT of time outdoors this year!  As much as I love the zoo, botanic garden and children's museum, those can get really expensive really quickly.  But there are so many fun and free things to do this summer with your kids too; so I've rounded up 5 fun summer activities for kids to do outdoors:

1.  Play with bubbles in the yard.  There is nothing like some good backyard summer fun, and it's one of our favorite summer activities for kids!

2.  Play in a hammock.

3.  Play with sidewalk chalk in the driveway.

4.  Get some sheets, clothespins and find some low hanging branches, tables or anything else you can use to build a fort.

5.  Have a car wash in the driveway.  Kids will love mimicking you, playing in the water, and it is also great to teach them a little responsibility.  = )

No matter what your summer plans are, make sure you keep you and your children protected from mosquitos and ticks.  Guardian is plant based and non-toxic, and will keep you and your family protected from mosquitos and ticks.  It repels mosquitos for up to 8 hours and ticks for up to 4 hours.  We remember the sunscreen and we remember the snacks and all the toys, but we don't want to forget the mosquito and tick repellant.  It is just as important this time of year!

As you prepare for summer activities this year, keep Guardian on hand.  It lasts between 4-8 hours, so we love that you don't have to apply it often!  My other favorite thing about using Guardian is that it's great for people with sensitive skin (like Leighton and me.)  And since it is made from natural, plant based products, I don't have to worry about putting it on Leighton's skin.  What are you plans this summer?  What are some summer activities for kids your family loves to do? Have you tried Guardian at Kroger yet?  It's 25% off at participating Kroger stores right now!  = )

5 Fun Summer Activities For Kids To Do Outdoors by lifestyle blogger Laura of Walking in Memphis in High Heels
5 Fun Summer Activities For Kids To Do Outdoors by lifestyle blogger Laura of Walking in Memphis in High Heels
5 Fun Summer Activities For Kids To Do Outdoors by lifestyle blogger Laura of Walking in Memphis in High Heels
5 Fun Summer Activities For Kids To Do Outdoors by lifestyle blogger Laura of Walking in Memphis in High Heels
5 Fun Summer Activities For Kids To Do Outdoors by lifestyle blogger Laura of Walking in Memphis in High Heels

18 comments:

  1. I love this- and scoring deet-free bug sprays is so key!

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

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  2. I love these ideas! My 3 year old sister would be all about these activities!

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  3. Great ideas for summer! I will be sharing this with my nieces and nephews!

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  4. Ah loved reading this! HAVE to try Guardian, we need it!

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  5. These are such great reccomendations!

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  6. Your daughter is adorbs! And these recommendations are on point.
    XOXO, Mei

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  7. This is so awesome that it's plant based and works for sensitive skin! Love playing with bubbles!

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  8. So fun! I am definitely pinning this post for the future when we have a little one.

    xo Laura Leigh
    www.louellareese.com

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  9. So fun! I think we will be doing all of these things very soon.

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  10. Y'all look so cute! That romper and those shoes! Love that Guardian is plant based!

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  11. What a fun list! It's always important to encourage the kids to go outdoors and play!

    Jessica | notjessfashion.com

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  12. This is so much fun and sunscreen is so important! I don't let my boy to go anywhere without it!
    http://fabuloustorture.blogspot.com

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  13. I love these ideas! Thanks for sharing!

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  14. We've done the first 4 on your list, but I never thought to get them in on washing the car - great idea! All of my kids are artistic so sidewalk chalk art was always great. It's really important to use their imaginations so we had a dress up box that we enjoyed using and filling. Right after Halloween is a really great time to fill it with clearance items.

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  15. Love these ideas!!! What a fun family you guys are! xoxo

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  16. I do the bug-spraying for Vivian and I too. Such great ideas and the cutest family photos. Love that you and Leighton's sandals are matching. Her romper is so cute, where is it from?

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  17. Thanks Ada! It's linked above in the post twice. = )

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