Treasure Hunt 

http://www.mykidsadventures.com/treasure-hunt-kids-guide/

Read some books

http://www.hamiltonlibraries.co.nz/

Go outside and jump in puddles and leaves

http://www.hamilton.govt.nz/our-city/parks/parksandgardens/Pages/default.aspx

Set up a Challenge Course

http://simplekids.net/make-your-own-backyard-obstacle-course/

Go on a bike ride

http://www.hamiltonwaikato.com/experiences/cycling/

Ride your scooters

http://www.skateparkhunter.com/skateparks/new-zealand/north-island/waikato/

Visit a park

http://www.hamilton.govt.nz/our-city/parks/parksandgardens/Pages/default.aspx

Visit your local library

http://www.hamiltonlibraries.co.nz/

Go for a walk in your neighbourhood

http://www.mapmywalk.com/nz/waikato/

Write/draw and post a letter or picture

http://www.kidspot.com.au/things-to-do/activities/write-and-post-a-letter-activity

Wash the car and bikes

http://fun-a-day.com/water-fun-for-kids-car-wash/

Have your own teddy bears/toys picnic

http://www.great-picnic-ideas.com/teddy-bears-picnic.html

Visit the beach/lake/river

http://www.explore-new-zealand.com/waikato-region.html

Go to a zoo

http://hamiltonzoo.co.nz/

Feed the ducks

http://www.hamilton.govt.nz/our-city/parks/parksandgardens/Pages/Hamilton-Lake-Domain.aspx

Go fishing

http://www.hamiltonwaikato.com/experiences/rural-living/fishing-in-the-waikato/

Make and fly a kite

http://www.bigwindkites.com/20kids/20kidsmatlist.html

Blow and catch bubbles

http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/bubble-recipe

Have a game with balls

http://familyfitness.about.com/od/Games-And-How-To-Play-Them/ht/Play-The-7-Up-Game.htm

Try your own ten pin bowling

http://www.kidsplayandcreate.com/recycled-bottle-outdoor-bowling-game-for-kids-fun-earth-day-activity-for-kids/

Play cricket with a large ball

http://hubpages.com/sports/Learning-to-Play-Cricket-for-Children-aged-5-and-above

Wash and hang out toys clothes

http://happyhooligans.ca/clothesline-activity/

Walk in the rain


http://goexplorenature.com/2011/11/10-ideas-for-getting-outside-on-rainy-days.html

Water play in buckets

http://goexplorenature.com/2013/07/10-ideas-for-water-play-in-backyard.html

Draw/paint a picture

http://artprojectsforkids.org/category/view-by-media/watercolor/

Plant a garden or pot

http://www.kidactivities.net/category/theme-gardening.aspx

Play dress ups

http://www.kidspot.co.nz/kids-activities-and-games/Dress-up-costumes+25.htm

Make play dough/goop/finger-paint and have some fun with these

http://preschoolpalace.org/recipes---play-dough-sensory-stuff.html

Make your own storybook

http://www.mykidsadventures.com/homemade-book/

Go on a nature walk and collect things

http://www.ourmontessorihome.com/curriculumscope-sequence/botanyzoology/ideas-for-nature-walk-with-kids/

Make a nature walk collage

http://kidsactivitiesblog.com/14525/nature-craft-collage

Play with large boxes

http://www.letthechildrenplay.net/2013/03/cardboardboxplaypreschool.html

Play hide and seek

http://www.wikihow.com/Play-Hide-and-Go-Seek

Make a card

http://tinkerlab.com/40-homemade-cards-for-kids-to-make/

Make some hand prints

http://www.tipjunkie.com/post/handprint-art-activities/
 


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