With the weather looking hot, hot, hot during the summer holidays, children are going to have to head outdoors to amuse themselves over the next few weeks.

Whether it's outdoor theatre, yoga, picnics or a water festival, there's plenty of things to do outside in the sunshine in west London.

Why not pick your favourite activity and head outdoors for some summer fun?

Enjoy relaxing outdoor yoga for FREE

Why not relax and enjoy a free outdoor community yoga session in Eastcote?

People are advised to bring their own yoga mats for this beginner's yoga session, perfect for if you've never tried the activity before.

This event takes place on Saturday August 13 from 2pm to 3pm and is free

Woodlands Avenue Field, Eastcote, HA4 9QX - 020 8429 8017

Watch the Rio Olympics in deckchairs

The biggest sporting event on the planet will be shown live on a giant screen in Hammersmith as the Olympics comes to Rio this August.

Lie back and enjoy the impressive athletic skill from a deck chair right by Hammersmith's Lyric Theatre.

The screens will be up from Friday August 5 to Sunday August 21 and are free to watch.

Lyric Square, King Street, Hammersmith, W6 0DA

Enjoy the annual Notting Hill Carnival

Notting Hill Carnival takes place annually on the August bank holiday to celebrate Caribbean culture.

London's Afro-Caribbean communities have been celebrating their culture and traditions with the two-day festival since 1964. Around 500 people came then, and now around one million people attend the carnival annually, with the event getting bigger and better every year.

This event takes place from Saturday August 27 to Monday August 29 and is free.

Have a picnic

With Richmond Park, Regents Park, Hyde Park and Kew Gardens on our doorstops, what better do than gather up your family and friends and sit with a lovely picnic and sunbathing session?

Plus, it's free! Why not try one of our packed lunch recipes to take along with you?

Enjoy a free outdoor art installation

Climb aboard the "Life Boat" in Hounslow Bell Square, and relax in a hammock as the boat gently rocks.

Listen to the sounds of gentle drumming and the Life Boat Alphabet and make conversation with fellow travellers and the friendly crew as together you watch the world go by.

This event takes place on Saturday August 13 and is free.

Bell Square, High Street, Hounslow, TW3 3HH - 020 8232 1019

Go to a one-day outdoor water festival

Held at Battersea Park, Splash Fest is a family-friendly aqua obstacle course that features five zones of water-themed challenges and games over a 2.5km trail.

Splash Fest will see families conquering slides, foam and water spouts, as well as enjoying a fun event village.

This event takes place on Sunday August 7.

Tickets bought in advance cost £22 for adults and £10 for children. Tickets cost £25 for adults and £12.50 for children on the gate. Children under three go free.

Battersea Park, Wandsworth, SW11 4NJ - 020 8871 7530

See an outdoor film at sunset

Kensington Roof Gardens are one of the venues participating in the Rooftop Film Club, a series of outdoor film events where you can watch the latest flicks under the stars.

With the weather warming up there's no need for a blanket; snuggle up with a friend or partner and laugh or cry your way through the best summer movies.

Next showing will be Top Gun on Monday August 15.

Kensington Roof Gardens, 99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, W8 5SA - 0207 635 6655

Head to a fun family day and barbecue

Head to a fun family day and barbecue at Feltham's Salvation Army and enjoy an exciting community event on your doorstep.

The fun day will include races, a paddling pool, sandpits, and lots of food and fun... Don't miss out!

The event takes place on Saturday August 6 from 10am to 4pm and is free to enter.

Feltham Salvation Army, 166 Bedfont Lane, Feltham, TW14 9BH - 020 8890 8195

Visit the farm

Take the children for a visit to Hounslow Urban Farm for the day and enjoy the animals in the sunshine.

Take a walk around the paddocks and feed the farm animals. Weekly pig racing is sure to be a hit with the kids!

Hounslow Urban Farm, Fagg's Road, Feltham, TW14 0LZ - 020 8831 9658

Keep an eye on the weather over the next few days...

Need more ideas for things to do outside? Here's 100 things to do outdoors in west London.