Now that the weather has began to warm up, it only means that we can now start going outside even more and enjoy outdoor activities and create memories together with our families and loved ones. On the other hand, the problem is that this can be pretty expensive and when you book a lot of day trips the price would start to add up especially if you are not good with budgeting. As luck would have it, there are a lot of things that you can actually do that are not expensive, and here are a couple of ideas.
1. Camping. Who said that only those who go out of the country are the only ones who can have a fantastic and fun vacation? Camping is a humble and countryside activity, but people from different walks of life totally enjoy it. You can teach your kids a lot of skills such as putting up a tent, creating a campfire, reading a map, orienteering and so much more. This is a kind of active break wherein you are able to run and walk around a lot, breath in some fresh air and talk with the other campers. And if you don’t plan on staying inside the tent, then you can choose to obtain a caravan that is driven by a generator that is able to run lights, laptops, microwaves, air conditioning systems and so on. And you can buy these from shops that sell camping materials and equipment. In this method, you will be able to obtain more feel of “home away from home” while you still indulge yourself in activities that you can experience from camping.
2. Hikes and bike rides. Do you live near a nice forest, woods, meadows or lakes? Have your family wear their walking shoes or get your bikes. You don’t have to spend a penny in doing this activity and this is a remarkable means to spend your sunny Saturdays or Sundays. You can opt to pack some snacks and bring it during the biking or hiking and take in some fresh air. Without a doubt, your kids will really love doing this thing.
3. Fun in the garden. If you have a garden, then make the most of it in order for you not to leave the house just to experience a fun outdoor activity. And if your garden has a pool, then let your kids use it. You can even choose to eat your dinner outdoors and fire up the barbeque. You can opt to let your kids throw a Frisbee, look for treasures, kick a ball around or have a water fight.