Goin’ on a Color Hunt…
Oh, sweet second born! It’s sad to think how few things like this I’ve done with you! Please promise me you’ll never look back at the blog and see all that I did with Quinn! ;) … Anyway, today, I vowed to myself to do something fun with Nasher every Monday! Just one activity that we’d enjoy doing together! Nothing fancy…just fun and a little educational at the same time! So, today, we went on a “Color Hunt!” No frills but SUCH a blast! And, leave it to my B.O.Y. to find dog poop for brown…
Nature walk ideas for children - NurtureStore
Great nature walk ideas, exploring science, art, craft and sensory play. Part of the Simple Play activities series at NurtureStore.
Summer Fun Camp - Nature Weaving Craft and Solar Oven S'mores
It's "Let's Go Camping" week at Summer Fun Camp 2013. Kids will learn how to craft a nature loom and cook s'mores in a solar oven made from a cardboard box.
An Invitation to Play and Learn with Numbers and Natural Materials
Welcome back to the "Playful Maths" weekly series brought to you by Learn with Play at home (us) and The Imagination Tree Together, let's make MATHS FUN! ............................................................................................................ Last week I shared Counting and Grouping with Sticks. This week we bring you another 2 Playful Maths Activities using Natural Materials. This week we are focusing on counting and playing with concrete materials. Other skills involved…
After going for a walk through the woods, the children were encouraged to make a self portrait with all the nature treasures that we collected. We used a nice sturdy paper and glue it with tacky glue.
pirate party! Click here to download Download whole gallery After going for a walk through the woods, the children were encouraged to make a self portrait with all the nature treasures that we collected. We used a nice sturdy paper and glue it with tacky glue. Click here to download Download whole gallery pirate birthday party Click here to download Download whole gallery
Outside with Kids: 15 Ways to Play with Nature
I don’t know about you, but Fall is one of my favorite times of year. My kids and I get outside more than ever: I love the cooler temperatures and the fact that we don’t have to worry as much about constantly slathering on sunscreen or getting eaten alive by mosquitos. And the colors are the absolute best! My kids are constantly coming home with collections — rocks, sticks, leaves, and yes, even pockets full of carefully collected mulch.
Backyard Campout + Bingo Printable
Fun and easy backyard campout idea from Kendra of My Insanity. Download a BINGO camping printable for this cute summer activity.
Let's Go On a Listening Walk - Creative Family Fun
Listen carefully, what do you hear? Go on a fun listening walk and use your ears to find everything on this printable scavenger hunt for kids.
The Collecting Board...tutorial
Let's All Go On A Colour Walk We have done colour walks before using this box, which was a chocolate box and we coloured in each hole,...
Scavenger hunt for kids : Sticky color hunt
Simple backyard sticky scavenger hunt that even toddlers will enjoy. This activity polishes their color recognition skills and is great for some active nature based outdoor play.
Go Outside! Cards - Creative Family Fun
Back in the early days of this blog, my Go Outside Cards post was one of my most popular posts. It still has people stopping by daily.It was a simple idea to add a surprise element to your day. The premise was simple. Write several outdoor activities on index cards, put them in an envelope, […]
Rocks to Gems
My children have been into pirates lately and seem to always be discovering treasures. Since we have more rock collections in this house than we can count, I thought it would be fun to turn a few into some real treasures!
Color Scavenger Hunt and Nature Bracelet
Before we get started today, let's announce our Pick Your Plum winner: Kristen who said: Who can't use crafting supplies. Ooh, they w...
Five reasons you should try geocaching with your kids | Rage Against The Minivan
On Rage Against the Minivan, Kristen Howerton brings humor and insight to modern family life and how today's pop culture and social justice issues intersect with challenges like foster parenting, adoption, special needs, mental health, home renovations, and travel with children. Add a dash design and style for the full RATM experience.