For parents with kids, events like a wedding can sometimes become a nightmare. The great outdoors plus fancy wedding clothes can equal disaster quickly. Help your guests out by providing productive activities for the kids to entertain themselves with while their parents enjoy the event. They will thank you. Here are 8 outdoor activities to keep kids entertained at your wedding.
Activities Color Book
Make your own fun activity book for the kids to work on during the ceremony and at the reception while they wait for food. You can even make pictures that match your own wedding decor. The kids will love it!
Cupcake Decorating Station
Don’t make the kids wait until the cake cutting to fill themselves with tasty sweets. Offer them their own dessert table where they can decorate personal cupcakes to enjoy. Do your best to provide toppings that won’t get them too messy…
Provide a kid-friendly photo booth where the little ones can dress up in fun costumes and use creative props to create memorable pictures for your photo album.
Outdoor Movie Corner
Watching a movie on an outdoor screen is very exciting to young children. Design a kids movie corner where they can watch one of their favorite movies under a canopy, and I doubt you’ll hear a peep.
Make available a variety of lawn games for the kids to play with and they’ll be entertained for hours on end.
Create a kid’s activity table with a chalkboard tablecloth for them to doodle on. The children will love writing the happy couple special notes on the table.
Outdoor Adventure Hunt
Kids will love completing an outdoor adventure scavenger hunt. You can have the excited children look for items that can normally be found outdoors or make a wedding themed hunt where they can look for items unique to your reception.
Paper Punched Autumn Leaves
This is the perfect activity if you are planning a fall wedding. Provide small booklets or envelopes so the kids can take home their colorful leaf-punched creations.