Summer

  • Sunshine Experiment

    July 23, 2014

    We call this one the “sunshine experiment”…it’s an oldie, but a goodie. It’s a great experiment to help kids learn about the harmful effects of the sun and why it’s important to always wear sunscreen. L is only 2 years old and was surprised at the outcome, but didn’t understand it 100%. I imagine a ...

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  • Water Play

    July 14, 2014

    Have a lot of yard work to do this week? Want to keep your kids busy and cool while playing outside? Set up a water station! Whether it be dishes, a waterproof baby doll, a garden owl or a soccer ball, my kid LOVES washing things!       Washing supplies: 1 or 2 wash basins empty soap dispenser filled with ...

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  • DIY No-Sew Teepee

    July 11, 2014

    What kid (or adult) doesn’t like to play in a fort, tent or secret hideaway?! This teepee was so incredibly easy to make, I was able to construct it in about 5 minutes, just after the sun came up and before my girls awoke. Breakfast in a teepee anyone? What you need:  6 x 72 in. bamboo ...

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