Imaginative Play · Learning Activities · Outdoor Play

My new FAVORITE phrase, the perfect summer book, and a fun summer activity

I have been reading a book that has really opened my eyes on the importance of nature in my boys’ life.  Learning Is in Bloom: Cultivating Outdoor Explorations (here) taught me that the comfort, learning, sensitivity for life, sense of wonder, and calming influence that can be gained from teaching our children about nature and encouraging… Continue reading My new FAVORITE phrase, the perfect summer book, and a fun summer activity

Learning Activities · Sensory Play

Ping Pong Pool Play

I have done this activity MANY times in my sensory table but I just had a thought to transfer it to the pool this summer. The girls and I all loved how it turned out! Supplies Small balls ( I used pingpong balls from the dollar store but you could also do ball pit balls)… Continue reading Ping Pong Pool Play

Art Activities · Learning Activities · Small Manipulatives · Uncategorized

Rock Art (plus a bonus game)

  So as you all know my girls and I are obsessed with rocks. We are often at the river cooling off, playing pretend and obviously finding new rocks. The other day my girls came home with a bucket of rocks so I knew it was time to play. Rock Art Play! The very first… Continue reading Rock Art (plus a bonus game)

Art Activities

Pinecone Painting & Printing

(This post contains affiliate links, at no extra cost to you. What that means is if you click and purchase something I will get a percentage of that sale. I participate in affiliate sales to help support my blog and to keep it running.) This little activity was thought up by my lovely girls. Like most… Continue reading Pinecone Painting & Printing

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6 Ideas to LIGHTtheWORLD With Your Children – December 11

I am participating in an amazing worldwide service project that is ongoing through the month of December. It is called #LIGHTtheWORLD. This LDS site has a fabulous Advent Calendar to help you do small acts each day.  I hope that it helps my children see how blessed we are and look for ways to bless… Continue reading 6 Ideas to LIGHTtheWORLD With Your Children – December 11