43. Go Fishing
Here, an outdoor activity that’s relaxing, occasionally thrilling and perfect for parent-child bonding. Plus, if your kid manages to reel in a whopper, it will be an especially memorable family outing (and good material for your summer scrapbooking project, too).
44. Open a Lemonade Stand
This sunny day activity has stood the test of time for good reason—namely because kids still need to learn the value of a hard-earned dollar and adults are still easily suckered by the cuteness of a 7-year-old with something to sell.
45. Play Handball
Handball: the classic schoolyard game that requires nothing more than a fist, a ball and a wall. This one is fun for kids of all ages and can be played solo or with a pal, right on the side of your house.
46. Make a Bird Feeder
A bird feeder can turn your outdoor space into a magical (and musical) aviary, and crafting one from scratch is an excellent hands-on project for kids and parents to do together. Just be sure to read the National Audubon Society’s guide to best bird feeder practices, lest your DIY project do more harm than good to the feathered friends it attracts.