Family Fun

The theme for this edition of the All Things Family Blog Carnival is The Great Outdoors! With spring in full swing and summer on it’s way, we’re all ready to get outside and enjoy spending time together. Check out the posts below for fun things to do outside, outdoor party games, fun crafts and more!

Char Polanosky presents Backyard Water Games posted at Sports Girls Play | Tips and resources for raising a happy, healthy athlete, saying, “Lots of fun group water games!”

Shannon presents Outdoor Birthday Party Games posted at Partyelf, saying, “What better way to celebrate the great outdoors then some outdoor party games?”

Jen presents Painting rocks posted at Projects for Preschoolers, saying, “A fun way to combine the outdoors with art.”

Jen presents Explore the outdoors with a treasure hunt posted at Projects for Preschoolers, saying, “Make outside time extra fun play time by turning it into a treasure hunt day.”

TaraV presents Five Ways to Get Kids to Love Gardening posted at Code Name: Mama.

Linette G. presents Flip-Flop Beach Cupcakes posted at The Kid’s Birthday Fun Review, saying, “Fun cupcake idea for a beach party, or a girl’s spa-slumber party.”

Jen presents Preschool fun ? plan a picnic posted at Projects for Preschoolers, saying, “Outdoor adventures can be so much fun, and planning a picnic is a great way to get the kids even more excited and involved in outdoor playtime.”

Wendy Piersall presents Camping Coloring Pages saying, “Here’s a set of cute camping coloring pages.” and Garden Craft: Plant Markers Free Pattern Download posted at Craft Jr., saying, “Here’s a pretty way to mark your new spring garden, and it comes with a free pdf download of plenty garden vegetables to print.”

Heather Mann presents Clothespin Butterfly Craft posted at Dollar Store Crafts, saying, “Simple and cute craft for kids can make an infinite variety of pretty butterflies!” and Outdoor Activity: Nature Faces! posted at Croq Zine – The Blog, saying, “Go on a nature walk and use the natural materials you find to do this fun activity!”

Fred Lee presents Tips for Choosing a Summer Camp posted at Parenting Squad.

Karen Eisenbraun presents Choosing A Sunscreen posted at Healthy Theory.

June Tree presents Fun Day Trip With Kids, Thomas The Tank Engine Style posted at The Digerati Life.

BWL presents 10 Summer Job Ideas For Teens posted at Christian Personal Finance, saying, “Before dropping off your first application for a summer job, you should first first stop and define what the perfect summer job looks like. Here are a few fun summer job ideas and ways to make sure you define what you are looking for before you begin your search…”

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