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Nature Painting: An Outdoor Water Activity

Need a fun, beat-the-heat activity for those "Mom, I'm bored!" moments? This nature water painting activity will keep the kids busy and cool in the heat of the great outdoors. Bundle, our four year old, just can't get enough outside play time. Our little baby pool and the outside water table is being filled up… Continue reading Nature Painting: An Outdoor Water Activity

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10 More Small Ways to Live Greener

Exactly one year ago today, I published this post about small ways to live a more green lifestyle. Tips on energy reduction, recycling and utilizing indoor plants are just a few of the great ideas included. But with another Earth Day soon approaching, I decided to share ten more small ways to make a positive… Continue reading 10 More Small Ways to Live Greener

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27 Ways to Play Outdoors This Spring

Spring has sprung here in the Midwest, and we couldn't be more relieved to be spending more time outdoors! This last winter and fall, most of our outdoor activities were walking the dog, playing at the park, and swinging on our swing set. This spring I wanted to set a goal to think of new… Continue reading 27 Ways to Play Outdoors This Spring

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Weekly Brew: Nesting

We officially have just under 10 weeks left before we meet the newest little addition to our family! I think it's also safe to say that I am officially in crazy-mama-nesting-mode. This week I decided to... clean out the entirety of our basement, organize the nursery and our homeschooling space, make lists of all the… Continue reading Weekly Brew: Nesting

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Dinosaur Fossil Dig Activity & Extensions

It's time for another dinosaur post! 😀 Today's activity is a DIY dinosaur dig designed for your little paleontologists. The great thing about this invitation to play is its adaptability. You can make it as intricate or as simple as you like, and kids are always guaranteed to love it! This activity can hit on… Continue reading Dinosaur Fossil Dig Activity & Extensions