At 11:15 this morning, I set the baby in the pack-and-play and started to prep lunch. I asked my five year old to find something fun to do while waiting for lunch. Apparently, this was no small feat — the whining ensued almost immediately.
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.
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 impact on our planet.
If everyone does even one small thing, it can make a huge difference!
Because sometimes making Friday a little extra special is completely worthwhile!
Spring has sprung here in the Midwest, and we couldn’t be more relieved to be spending more time outdoors!
It’s time for another dinosaur post! 😀
Today’s activity is a DIY dinosaur dig designed for your little paleontologists.
Bundle (4-year-old daughter) loves dinosaurs. We’ve done dinosaur unit studies, activities and field trips at a fairly solid rate for almost two years! I have to admit, I’ve learned way more about them through teaching her than I ever thought I would. 😀
The storm we were prepping for finally hit!
Of course, the usual indoor activities of Netflix, playing “dinosaur” – a glorified game of chase – and lots of naps have happened too. I’m working hard on being content in the quiet, still moments. I’m glad God reminded me this weekend to slow down a little with this beautiful storm.
Is anybody else a parent of a Frozen fan? This house is full of Frozen related items, and Hubby and I could probably belt out every lyric from every song of the movie.
I recently found a pin from Learning and Exploring Through Play with this cute and easy winter, nature-themed sensory play idea, and I knew I had to try it!