Urban Activities So Energy-Sucking Your Kids Will Be Begging For a Nap
For most families, the sunny days of Summer mean time outside. Urban dwellers may not have nature (or even outdoor space) on their own properties, but that doesn't mean little ones have to be cooped up in small apartments. City kids just need to step outside their doors to cruise around their exciting metropolitan areas! They can burn energy walking neighborhood blocks, taking in open-air markets, and finding new friends at world-class parks and playgrounds. Here are some dynamic ideas — and the stylish, durable kids' clothes to match — that can help your entire family have an action-packed, outdoor Summer in the city!
Hit the blacktop
Playing ball on public courts is a rite of passage, and perfecting a jump shot with a rotating cast of friends and neighbors gives kids great exercise and new skills — not to mention confidence.
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Take a hike
You don’t need a forest or mountains to go on a hike. A long stroll through scenic neighborhoods can lead to family chats about history, architecture, or which bakery has the best cupcakes. Cleary, treat stops are a must.
Hit the urban jungle gym
Most city kids have a few playgrounds within walking distance of home, so he has his choice of slide steepness, swing time, and climbing walls. When it’s hot, he’ll want to run through the fountains, too. Don’t sweat it — these clothes are resilient enough to last through water blasts.
Go on a picnic mission
Farmer’s market fresh is always best in the summer. Take a walk over to stroll among the stalls, and pick out a few healthy bites for the day’s picnic lunch! And don’t worry about sitting on a stoop — or anywhere — without a blanket. These outfits are made to play rough.
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Just get outside
In the city, being outside is activity enough. From people watching to playground hangs to new friends on every corner, with a little guidance, urban kids can take to the streets and play all day. They’ll come home exhausted and fall asleep soundly . . . with the city’s twinkling lights out the window.
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Outfit your kids in cute, play proof, and durable Kohl's kids' clothes. With quality construction, you can bet these clothes will last longer than your kids will wear them. With fun patterns, colors, and styles, your kids will enjoy wearing Kohl's apparel as long as possible. Whether you're stocking up on kids' shirts or getting ready for a special occasion with girls' dresses and boys' button-down shirts, you will be sure to find what you need at Kohl's.
Discover kids' jeans at great prices and refresh their wardrobes with girls' clothing, boys' clothing, and kids' shoes for every activity. Let them play rough in kids' activewear like shorts and t-shirts that can take anything the playground throws at them — from dust to mud — and still come out of the wash looking great. Be ready for all types of weather and different events with tees, polos, patterned tights, lightweight jackets, and raincoats. Encourage them to develop their own sense of style in Kohl's kids' clothes.