Kid's Activities

Real Play

Real kids need real play to feel happy, inspired and fulfilled. Help your kids discover the world through play by browsing out fun outdoor games for kids such as gardening activities and messy activities for kids. An important way to help their physical and mental development, our children’s outdoor activities are sure to have all the inspiration you need to help your kids get active.

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  • Tips For Getting Back Into The School Routine

    After a long, fun school holiday, it’s time to get back into the school routine. Getting your kids back into a healthy routine can set them up for success when the long school days kick in. Here are a few tips to kick start your child’s healthy habits.

  • OMO Experimental Learning: What is ‘experiential learning’ all about?

    In a nutshell, experiential learning is when children, and even adults, learn by exploring, experiencing, discovering, creating and interacting and relating to the environment around them. There are no rules, no time limits, and minimal adult guidance when it comes to this form of learning; allowing children to learn naturally, on their own terms. Outdoor

  • Learning to Let Go : Advice from OMO

    It's widely stated that playing, in its many forms, has a significant impact on a child's development. One thing you may not have realised is that we, as parents, play a huge role in allowing this play to occur. We have a responsibility to help our kids play, but It's normal to have some reservations [...]

  • Nature - A child's Paradise

    The outdoors is a hugely exciting adventure for kids. Along with unlimited possibilities it offers for play, kids can also learn by exploring, discovering, inventing and problem solving. Whether they are climbing a tree, jumping in puddles or looking in rock pools on a beach, every time they're outdoors they're learning. Interaction with nature is

  • OMO shares the Importance of Values

    Each day, with every new experience, kids learn crucial life lessons that help them develop values. As parents, these morals and values are in the back of our minds, often subconsciously, when we interact with our children [...]

  • The Essence of Unstructured Play

    Everyone’s heard someone say, “The kids of today are growing up too fast.” You may have even made this statement yourself. The world we grew up in as children and the experiences we encountered are unlike the experiences our kids may face. This may be concerning to us, but perhaps these fears are influencing our

Outdoor kids are happy kids!

Your kids will get the most from outdoor activities if they feel that they can run free without worrying about getting messy, so let them know that it doesn’t matter if they get dirty. After a quick wash with Omo, they’ll be ready to get back out there again in no time.

Being laidback about mud and allowing your kids the freedom to explore doesn’t mean being laidback about safety. During children’s outdoor activities always keep an eye on your little ones and prepare for potential dangers. Even if you’re just enjoying outdoor activities near home always be aware.

Fun outdoor games for kids aren’t so fun when sunburn is involved. Protect your kids precious skin by covering them up with sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat, and make sure they stay well hydrated. Limit sun exposure by enjoying some messy activities for kids in the shade.

Messy activities for kids are even better when there’s new knowledge to explore along the way. Encouraging your kids to get outdoors is a great opportunity for them to get dirty and learn about nature. Enjoying the outdoors alongside them, means you can ensure their safety too!