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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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.

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  • 10 Tips for Taking a Nature Walk in Your Backyard

    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 »

  • 5 Emergency Preparedness Tips for Family Camping

    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 »

  • Do You Have What it Takes ... Caribou Tracking

    Do You Have What it Takes ... Caribou Tracking

    There are about 5 million caribou distributed throughout the world, and an impressive number inhabit Alaska's interior. This quiz will help you discover if you've got what it takes to identify and track this beautiful (and delicious) game animal. See more »

  • How to Make a Survival Kit from an Altoids Tin

    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

    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 »

  • Bird-Watching Activities for Kids

    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 »

  • Bird-Watching Projects for Kids

    Bird-Watching Projects for Kids

    Check out these projects and activities to learn more about the fascinating world of birds. Whether you are new to bird-watching or a seasoned birding veteran, you're sure to find a great bird-watching project in this article. See more »

  • Fishing with Children: The Basics

    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

    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 »

  • How to Explain Survival of the Fittest

    How to Explain Survival of the Fittest

    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 »

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