DIY Outdoor Toys to Get Kids Moving

These DIY Outdoor Toys to get kids moving are perfect for the last few days of Summer or anytime you are looking for active outdoor play ideas. The best part is that they are made using common household items you probably already have on-hand! Since most of these DIY projects are quick to make, you will have plenty of time to be outdoors enjoying lots of playtime fun together.
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Our Favorite DIY Outdoor Toys to Get Kids Moving:

DIY Outdoor Toys to Get Kids Moving

Cork Boats

These cork boats are easy to make! Race them in the bathtub, or water table. You can even add a string so they can float in a lake, river, or creek.
DIY Outdoor Toys to Get Kids Moving - Cork Boats

Simple Kites

These kites take only a few minutes to make, and all you need is a piece of paper, a bamboo skewer, some string, and tape. They only need a light breeze to fly!
DIY Outdoor Toys to Get Kids Moving - Simple Kites

Sponge Bombs

Sponge Bombs are an excellent alternative to water balloons. They use very little water, and can be reused for playtime fun all Summer long! Very simple to make, plus no balloon bits to pick up afterwards.
DIY Outdoor Toys to Get Kids Moving - Sponge Bombs

Rocket Straws

Make simple rocket straws with straws, paper, and tape. After, experiment to see how far and how high you can make them go!
DIY Outdoor Toys to Get Kids Moving - Rocket Straws

Pool Noodle Obstacle Course

Encourage lots of active playtime fun with this homemade obstacle course made with pool noodles. Great for kids who need to burn off some of their extra energy!
DIY Outdoor Toys to Get Kids Moving - Obstacle Course

Mega Bubble Wands

Make impressively huge bubbles with these homemade bubble wands using items from your local hardware store. These mega bubble wands can be reused all Summer long, and are great fun for kids and adults!
DIY Outdoor Toys to Get Kids Moving - Mega Bubble Wands

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