The weather is starting to get warmer, flowers have started popping up and the historic cherry trees in Washington, DC are blooming! It’s a wonderful time for you and your family to get outside for fun physical activities. If you don’t know what to do or how to get started, here are six fresh ideas to get your family moving outdoors:

  • Walk the mall - Visit the cherry blossoms in Washington, DC! The 2024 National Cherry Blossom Festival runs until April 14th with lots of activities and events for families. Pack a picnic and plan a day to stroll around the tidal basin and enjoy this popular spring tradition.
  • Warm Weather Outdoor Fun -  Pick one of these 50 easy physical activity ideas, that are listed in both English and Spanish. Most of them do not need any special supplies.
  • Water games, These Fun with Water activities will cool off the whole family on a hot day.
  • Competitive - Play a new sport together! Frisbee, badminton, croquet and bocce ball are all easy sports to learn and play in your yard or local park.
  • All-Weather Family Activities - No matter what kind of weather is happening you can still enjoy being outside. Ideas in both English and Spanish.
  • Calming - Yoga is a great way to slow down your pace and stretch out your body. Watch this Yoga for Kids video for some basic yoga poses to try with your family.
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