Boston and I like to save boxes and make them into stuff. Volcanoes, rockets, jails, superhero fortresses, the possibilities are endless.
So you spent 20 minutes putting together an awesome activity for you child. You know they will love it. You took your time plotting and placing things just right. You introduce your child to the mind blowing activity you have for them…they play for 6 minutes and then declare they are done. Cue the tears
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
Supplies: Any and all craft supplies you have on hand Any little glueable items you have (buttons, pom poms, jewels, beads, popsicle sticks, etc) An empty butter box or toilet paper roll or something you can use for the body of the rocket (or car or monster truck…whatever your little LOVES) Mod Podge or glue
My mom taught at Montessori Preschools for a little while, and I remember her talking about how they teach the students to love learning by teaching them through subjects they are already interested in. This idea has really stuck with me. Here are three easy ways to do this with your own kids. 1. What