>#151: Sailing

>Let’s go for a sail. Safety First: Wear a lifejacket and go with someone who knows the water and all about sailing. Make this a family activity: Take the whole family out! This activity promotes learning about the wind and navigation and water safety skills.

>#147: Splash/Spray Park or Waterslides

>Let’s get wet! Check out your local splash/spray park or waterslides. While waterslides can be expensive, some towns have a splash/spray park or wading pool that is free. Snoop around and see what you can find to cool down. Safety First: Bring an adult. Make this a family activity: Get the whole family splashing and

>#135: Skip Stones

>Find a stone that fits nicely in your hand. A good skipping stone is flat on the bottom and slightly rounded on top. Try to get the stone to skip along the top of the water in a lake or pond (smooth water without waves works best). If you throw the stone side-arm, it helps

>#111: Race Sticks

>Safety First: Rivers can be dangerous. Stay away from the edge as it is easy to slip in and get swept away. Bring an adult or stand on a bridge above the water. Each person drops a stick in the river. See which stick moves the fastest. If you are on a bridge, drop your

>#101: Look for Tadpoles

>Tadpoles are baby frogs. They have front legs and a long tail. They may also be starting to grow their back legs–making them a bit funny looking. When baby frogs are still in the tadpole stage, they can’t breathe above water like an adult frog can. They also are very good at hiding. Safety First:

>#82: Search for Sea Glass

>Sometimes people throw bottles in the ocean or sea. When they break, they either remain sharp (and bad for bare feet!) or become sea glass. If bits of broken glass stay in the ocean long enough, it gets worn down by sand and waves. Sea glass is what we call the worn down pieces. These

>#59: Swimming

> Let’s go swimming! If you are lucky enough to live somewhere where it is warm enough to go swimming outside–go for it. Otherwise, check out when your local indoor pool has public swim hours and have some fun in the water. This activity promotes physical activity.