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Backyard Activities You Can Start Doing with Your Children

Posted on November 25 2020

When you have kids, there is nothing quite like your backyard for creating fun memories and building a love of nature. There are lots of things you can do in your backyard to keep you and your kids occupied, but here are a few of the most fun and productive.

Raise Chicken

Raising chickens is a great way to spend time with your kids and teach them responsibility. If you get your chickens early, you will have the great opportunity to start with adorable chicks, watch their awkward teenage stage, and handle them often so they are friendly pets your kids will love.

In terms of farm animals, chickens are incredibly easy to care for and will help you stay on top of any bug or weed problems you may have in your backyard. Raising your own chickens can be a rewarding experience for you and your kids.

Gardening

Having a garden has never been easier, from opportunities to buy seeds online, to the ready availability of gardening information, now is an ideal time to enter the world of gardening. Buying your seeds online can be convenient and comes with many benefits. Gardening is great for reducing stress, has a low barrier of entry so kids can help, and you’ll end up with a beautiful harvest throughout the summer months. There is something incredibly fulfilling about watching your garden grow and being able to taste the final product. We highly recommend Treats for Chickens for your organic chicken treats and food needs! 

Play Outdoor Games

Backyards are great spaces to run and play and inspire your children’s imaginations. Games like corn hole, bocce ball, and croquet are fun and help your kids build self-esteem and hand eye coordination. Another great outdoor activity is building a water wall. Use recyclable materials to create a path for water to follow, and then have fun splashing around with your new experiment. All of these games can be fun for kids and adults to play together and will give you all the opportunity to bond and really take advantage of your backyard.

Your backyard can be a fun and productive space, all you have to do is learn how to use it effectively. By creating a garden, raising your own chickens, and finding activities to do with your kids, you can make your backyard your favorite place to be.

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