Activity Ideas for Big Friends

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Warm Weather Activity Ideas

  • Have a picnic
  • Learn about plants and flowers
  • Go bird watching
  • Walk around Fort Kearney
  • Fly kites
  • Paint a flower pot and plant a flower
  • Make an obstacle course in the park
  • Monday: Kids eat FREE at Spaghetti Shop
  • Tuesday: Kids eat FREE at Valentino’s
  • Frisbee Golf at Centennial or Cottonmill
  • Petting Zoo at Cottonmill Park
  • Go swimming at Centennial or Harmon
  • Volunteer at the Animal Shelter
  • Play catch with baseball or football
  • Ride bikes
  • Blow bubbles
  • Draw on sidewalk with chalk
  • Nature hike
  • Hide and seek
  • Get ice cream
  • Go fishing at Yanney or Cottonmill
  • Go to a park
    • Apollo – 33rd St. & 6th Ave.
    • Collins – 16th St. & Ave. E
    • Centennial – 13th St. & 6th Ave.
    • Cottonmill – 2795 Cottonmill Ave.
    • Dryden – 31st St. & Ave. I
    • Harmon – 31st St. & 5th Ave.
    • Harvey – 44th St. & Ave. I
    • Nina Hammer – 14th St. & Ave. M
    • Pioneer – 20th St. & 7th Ave.
    • Ted Baldwin – 46th St. & 10th Ave.
    • West Lincolnway – W. Hwy. 30 & 30th Ave.
    • Yanney Park – 11th St. & Key West Road

Cold Weather Activities

  • Homework help
  • Play board games
  • Bake cookies
  • Read a story
  • Make sock puppets
  • Arts & crafts
  • Go to the Big Apple
  • Go to the YMCA
  • Go to the Archway
  • Go to the Children’s Museum
  • Go to the Library
  • Watch a movie
  • Look at pictures together
  • Color
  • Drive through car lots
  • Decorate for the holidays
  • Look at Christmas lights
  • Make paper turkeys
  • Play dress up
  • Build a snowman
  • Go sledding
  • Visit websites
  • Create Bottle Rockets http://www.bottlestore.com/bottle-rockets-and-other-educational-crafts (recommended by Aubrey)