The weather is finally getting warmer. Celebrate spring with some free family fun!
Take a Hike
Explore the great outdoors by taking a walk through nature.
Did you know that if your vehicle is registered in Connecticut, you can get into Connecticut state parks and forests for free? With the state's Passport to the Parks program, there is no parking fee for non-commercial vehicles registered in Connecticut! Check out all the state parks and forests here. Be sure to monitor current COVID regulations for mask and distancing requirements.
While you're there, pick up a few flowers, stones, pinecones, or shells to create a crafty memento of your trip! Check out the Creative Projects tab for links to fun nature craft projects.
Playgrounds are a fun, easy option to get those wiggles out while enjoying the weather. Head to your local park or explore nearby towns to swing, climb, and slide to your heart's content.
Know of a particularly awesome location? Join the group on Facebook and let us know!
Whether the temperatures have dipped or rainy weather hides the sunshine, you can still have fun.
- If the rain is pouring down, head outside to splash in puddles and make mud pies! It may be a bit messy and squishy, but you're sure to make memories.
- Go camping indoors! Hang blankets over chair backs to make a "tent" and huddle inside to tell stories and play games.
- Challenge family members to a building contest! Depending on what you have available, building could be constructed from LEGOs, wooden blocks, tinkertoys, or just boxes and containers pulled from the recycling bin. Who can make the tallest tower? Who can use the most pieces? Who can come up with the most interesting design? Try building with your eyes closed or setting a timer for even more fun.
Be sure to check out the tabs above for more ideas and suggestions!
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