Jun , The Activity Tape large pieces of butcher paper to a wall or fence outside Have children write, copy, or trace a th of July greeting on their paper and write their names Then, have them blow red and blue bubbles at the paper creating a pretty fireworks effect! The Skills This can be added practice for
Apr , Fence off a little area, throw down some soil and let your little ones dig, plant and explore I think an area like this should really be called an outdoor classroom! I can think of tons of Tot Schoolactivities chock full of sensory and imaginative play and lots of lessons on science and math Every kid should be
diy build your kids a play castle, diy, outdoor living, woodworking projects, Build the base around a small tree leaving diy, outdoor living, woodworking projects, We used fencing and varied the length to make it look like a castle I mean castle heaven! Thanks for the post I ve been looking for ideas for my Grandchildren.
Aug , The sad truth is that most kids hardly set foot in their own yards today thanks to the indoor lure of video games, texting, Instagram, and whatever the latest cool app is Sure, kids still play a lot of sports, but these activities are scheduled on school and municipal fields They re not the casual pickup games with
May , My parents always shooed us outside in the summertime If you re planning the same for your kids, here are ten ideas for making your outside space more appealing, more fun and more memorable See More Archive If a roofed house is too much to bite off, how about a fort made from fencing posts
Another reason is because there are some indoor outdoor cats in our neighborhood, and I didn t want a cat mistaking Owen s sandbox for its litter box As a kid I The red truck, yellow dump truck, and green tractor were Brad s toys when he was a kid I have been searching for ideas to make one of these for my boys.
Jun , Today we re kicking off our A Very Toddler Summer Series hosted by me (Kristina at Toddler Approved) and Jenae at I Can Teach My Child We re sharing a super simple art activity idea for toddlers!! This project is process focused and perfect to do OUTSIDE!
Knowing that the heat will only get worse, I ve gathered up some fun water activities for kids from some of my favorite fellow blogging mamas Let s check em out Way Fun Build A Water Wall Use recyclables and flexible tubing to build a fun water wall on your backyard fence It s a fun way to play with water while
Jun , We had our first pool day of the season a few days back, so I decided to add some extra fun to the occasion by making a soda bottle sprinkler for my Just attach the hose with duct tape, and hang over a nearby tree or fence post Such a outdoor play ideas, playing outside, outdoor activities for kids.
My tiny backyard was host to kids ages one through eleven, and amazingly, there was fun to be had for every age group I billed it as a Messy Take a Dip, Little Squirt! wash off in the kiddie pool with toys for the youngin s, and a target on the fence with squirt guns or bottles for the big kids IMG_ Messy Tarp Art
May , I would also give him some work to do for money, and then take him to a dollar store to decide what he wants to spend his hard earned money on My kids were doing all of the above (though not perfectly) before they were When you go outside of physical boundaries (such as your privacy fence), don t
Last fall, the hubby did some serious digging in our backyard to replace a space of grass with pavers for a seating area The dug up What the kids think The dirt pile is popular around here Really popular The Explorers love pushing their large size trucks through the dirt, racing each other to the top of the pile And they re
Jun , But if you re on the fence, you should appreciate that you ve gotten through four years of being home with your kid Keep going We are planning to send our kid there when he s it is all child led inquiry, but outside (and not on a tiny playground, but in actual nature) every single day The point is that
May , Taking a dip in the nearest swimming pool is a great way for a family to cool off on a hot day, but keeping a few safety precautions in mind can ensure that swimming is a fun activity where no one gets hurt Experts say the most important thing for adults to do is to keep a close watch on the water when kids
May , Make a shelter from palm fronds, from Irresistible Ideas for Play Based Learning Hang mosquito netting to define a play area Or an old sheet from the side of a cubby house or fence Think about the bushes and trees that you have in your outdoor space, and how the children could use them to create secret
May , Certain parks have special perks that can make hosting an outdoor party easier or more fun, like picnic tables, lots of space to run around, nearby play equipment and even rides Here are our favorite parks for throwing a kid s birthday party in NYC Remember If you have your heart set on a specific spot,
Jun , Summer time is so fun and one of our favorite things to do is head to the beach! We live about an hour or so away from the ocean so don t make it there often enough! On hot hot summer days when we don t want to go outside or rainy summer days (like today) bringing the beach indoors is an awesome
Aug , FYI using a playpen doesn t mean locking a baby in a cell It means making a fun, interesting, safe play area as a refuge for when your hands are too full to ensure total safety and supervision For example, if my hands are full of babies, I can t always drop everything immediately to run to another baby.
Dec , The dogs dragged the child up a short driveway and under a gap in the fence back and into their yard Detroit police said there was a secondary mesh fenced pen within the external fencing, but a gap was large enough in both large enough for multiple of the dogs to squeeze through Charles Rigg, who
Sep , Check the website for fun annual events like pumpkin carving and a lantern festival for families La Plaza Cultural de Armando Perez th Street and Avenue C With a schedule chock full of great cultural events, this garden really catches your eye Surrounded by a chain link fence decorated with all sorts of
Oct , The clever folk at Oac Child Care have adapted pallets for use in a number of interesting ways Using one pallet, or two joined together a sheet of ply has been attached to the top and painted with blackboard paint Lockable wheels have been added to the base, and voila! Perfect for indoor and outdoor
Jun , When we found our current home in L.A a few years ago, we fell in love with the view and the location in the Silver Lake hills We didn t care that there wasn t a backyard or any outdoor space because