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Outdoor Family Activities

It's no fun being stuck indoors all the time. The outdoor family activities in these articles are sure to get you outside.

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Fishing with Children: The Basics

Fishing has long been viewed as the perfectly family activity, but taking a child fishing requires patience above all else. These tips will help you prepare to make fishing a family tradition.


5 Emergency Preparedness Tips for Family Camping

It's every parent's nightmare -- your child wanders off from you during a camping trip and can't be found. Do you know how to prepare for a camping emergency? See more »

You'd like to teach your kids evolution, but don't know how to explain survival of the fittest. Learn about how to explain survival of the fittest in this article. See more »

How to Get Started in Geocaching

If you'd love to look for hidden treasure, you may want to learn how to get started in geocaching. Learn about how to get started in geocaching in this article. See more »

What are some kids bicycle safety precautions?

Although bike riding is a fun way to exercise, many cycling accidents occur each year due to unsafe equipment, poor visibility and ignoring the rules of the road. Learn more about bicycle safety precautions for kids from this article. See more »

10 Tips for Taking a Nature Walk in Your Backyard

Lots of families take a weekend break with a trip out to the park or zoo. But with a little preparation, you can have a similar experience in your own backyard. Get ready for a wild trek through home territory. See more »

How to Make a Survival Kit from an Altoids Tin

Have you ever rifled through your purse to find an aspirin, a spare button or a breath mint? Do you remember how long it took? Designer Kate Pruitt took an Altoids tin and created a cleverly handy solution to that problem. See more »

5 Best Family Fitness Activities

There are plenty of activities families can participate in that provide both exercise and enjoyment. Get your family in shape with these great fitness activities. See more »

Fishing with Children: The Basics

Fishing has long been viewed as the perfectly family activity, but taking a child fishing requires patience above all else. These tips will help you prepare to make fishing a family tradition. See more »

Snow Activities

Snowy days aren't just for sitting in the house. Winter craft activities are a great way to learn about the properties of snow. See more »

Bird-Watching Activities for Kids

For centuries man has been obsessed with birds and flight. These bird-watching activities for kids will help to increase knowledge about birds and their daily activities. And, more importantly, they're just plain fun to do! See more »