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. ┬áLearning Is in Bloom: Cultivating Outdoor Explorations (here) taught me┬áthat 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 · Small Manipulatives

Simple Sensory Color Hunt

I am all about the simple supplies, set up and clean up! I love when I can throw an activity together in 5 minutes top and my little one is happy and content for 30 plus! Magical. Today my little one was begging to do play dough, but I often get it out and she… Continue reading Simple Sensory Color Hunt

Art Activities · Learning Activities · Sensory Play

Play Dough from start to finish

This is a favorite activity in my house. Only problem is this dough lasts so long I don’t feel like we can make a new batch as often as we want to! What you need: 1 cup salt 2 cups flour 2 cups water 1 TBS oil (vegetable or coconut) 1 heaping TBS cream of… Continue reading Play Dough from start to finish