12 Fun things to do this summer
Summer is a time for fun! No school, nice days, so have fun with these 12 cool summer things you must try! 1. 2. took a twiste on another craft this one is water balloon ice! I filled water balloons with paint (you could use food coloring) and the rest of the way with water. Then dried them off on a paper towel and put them in individual bags to freeze, once frozen I took off the balloon and let my daughter take them out on a hot day to play with and watch them melt. 3.Pool party! 4.Make ur…
DIY Outdoor Games - The Happy Housewife™
We spent last weekend in Pennsylvania enjoying family, friends, food and fun. My sister’s in-laws hosted the event and did a great job arranging activities for over 30 people. They are the ones responsible for the dunk bucket, as well as putting together several other yard games. Dunk Bucket Many people have asked for the […]
Burlap and Branches Tic-Tac-Toe Game in a Bag - I Can Teach My Child!
This tic-tac-toe game in a bag is the perfect homemade gift idea for kids! Simple, inexpensive, and lots of fun!
Noisy Letter Jump Phonics Game! - The Imagination Tree
A fun and active way to learn letter names and sounds with young children- noisy letter jumping! This is a game we used to play a lot while I was teaching Reception classes (4-5 year olds) and was always a favourite in our outdoor play area. There’s research to show that if children can connect...Read More »
Garden hiding stones
A while back I came across two lovely posts about making story stones from My Creative Family and Painting on the Ceiling. I really loved these posts and I wanted to make some story stones for my daughters too. I was planning on doing this when they were asleep but Cakey caught me looking at them on the computer. From over my shoulder I heard a little voice "can we make those?" I just got myself a partner! We have lots of rounded river pebbles in our garden that were perfect, so we started…
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My baby girl Lexi turned 8 on Saturday. I know every parent says it every single birthday, but I really can’t believe she’s been with us 8 years.
Make Your Own Kubb Set For Dirt Cheap | Jon Dyer
Kubb is a fun Swedish yard game for 2-12 players that is similar to horseshoes or bocce. It always attracts a crowd when we play the game on the beach, and I’ve yet to meet a player that doesn’t want a set of their own after a couple of rounds. Warnings The Kubb set that … Continue reading Make Your Own Kubb Set For Dirt Cheap →
Outdoor Play - The Spider Cave Maze
Creepy Crawly Spider Cave Fun Try not to get caught in the web! Spiders hanging from all around. This Outdoor activity was a great physical fun way to get active, get moving, have some imaginary pretend play and build on those all important gross motor skills. Dimples mastered the way he moved his body to trick the hanging spiders, creep, crawl, duck down low and climb around the web without getting caught. He had to stretch his legs and balance as he climbed through and move in all…
Outside Play - Apple Bag Toss
We love eating apples all year round. What we really love is going to the orchard and picking apples in the fall. We look forward to this outing all year long. A wonderful way to
Beach Game: Tic-Tac-Toe
Beach games were on my mind. A while back, I caught a beach activity segment with Martha Stewart on the Today Show. Although I liked many of her ideas and would like to