>Go ‘get lost’ in a nature maze made of corn or hedges. Make this a family activity: Break into teams and see who can find their way out of the maze first. This activity promotes navigation and orientation skills .
>Put on a pair of good shoes and go for a hike! (A hike is a long walk, usually along a trail, up a mountain or somewhere scenic.) Make this a family activity: Take the whole family, of course! This activity promotes physical activity and awareness of one’s environment.
>Have you ever seen two tractors try and pull each other across a line–kind of like in a tug-o-war? Watching a tractor pull can be fun. See which tractors can pull or lift the most. Make this a family activity: Take the whole family to watch the tractors. This activity promotes prediction skills. Which one
>What is a Farmers’ Market? A Farmer’s Market is a market that takes place each week on a certain day. Local farmers and other craftspeople come, set up tables and sell what they have grown or made. You can find everything from fresh vegetables, to baking, to plants, to handmade wooden chests, to meats, to
>Grab some friends and family and go play mini golf. There are all sorts of courses both inside and outside. Have fun! Make it a family activity: Take the whole family. This activity promotes physical activity and eye-hand coordination as well as correct angle calculations (math skills).