Let’s face it, it’s hard keeping your kids entertained. Regardless of your children’s ages or interests, it’s never been more difficult to keep occupied. Parents want to find ways to get their kids active and away from screens, but what are some activities that not only fit those criteria but also are actually fun? Here are 3 unique afterschool activities for kids.
Ultimate Frisbee is a fantastic, fun to play activity for kids of all ages. Ultimate Frisbee is a competitive activity that can be played with 4 or more kids. What’s amazing about Ultimate Frisbee is that it requires teamwork and communication. Kids must work together to succeed on the Ultimate Frisbee field.
Throwing and catching a frisbee is an easy skill to pick up, meaning that beginners can get up and running quickly. Also, Ultimate Frisbee is self-refereed, which allows kids to communicate with each other and take ownership of mistakes.
Geocaching is a modern version of a treasure hunt that will amuse all children regardless of age. Simply download a geocaching app on your phone and you’ll be up and running. Through the app you can see on a map various location of things that were hidden by other people. These could be toys or trinkets. It’s then up to your kids to follow the clues and find the object.
Geocaching is a great outdoor activity that will challenge and amuse your entire family. Everyone loves a treasure hunt, right?
Pickleball is another fun outdoor activity that will keep your kids entertained and challenge. Pickleball may have a goofy game, but it’s an incredibly fun sport that’s easy for kids to pick up but hard to master. A mix of tennis and ping pong, Pickleball requires a special racket, ball, and a court. The rules are easy to follow, and the game can be played both 1-on-1 or doubles.
Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports in the world, and you’ll understand why once you get on the court.