Summer

  • DIY Fairy Door…Gnome Door…

    July 29, 2014

    In our garden the fairies and gnomes live amongst each other. Their village spreads around the yard with lil houses, patios and ponds hidden beneath the flowers. Throughout the year, L and I like to collect and make things to add to our garden…this morning we made a lil fairy door. Materials needed: sticks florist wire a button   First, have ...

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  • 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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