Season: Summer Activities

Summer is the best time of year to do a variety of activities, from Quiet Reading to Beating The Summer Heat! They are great for any fun summer day!!

Baby Sensory with Ice

Along with breaking out the pool to cool off every day, we found some other activities to do outside and make the heat more tolerable. We beat the heat. Something easy for George to do [that Henry enjoyed as well] that kept him cool was simply a bowl of ice cubes. Though they didn’t stay frozen […]

Frozen Paint Summer Art Project For Kids

Even when its miserably hot outside, we’ve been keeping cool with lots of ice and even frozen paint! This is a great summer art project for kids on a hot day! [If its too hot outside, get them active indoors with 12 indoor gross motor activities.] So far, George has played with ice cubes [a […]

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Make Your Own Ice Cream Pops!

Today’s post is a fun kids activity to make a classic summertime treat: ice cream pops! shared by Carolyn of The Pleasantest Thing. Ice pops are a summer staple. You can turn a frozen snack into an activity when you customize your own ice cream pops! And best of all, it’s simple! We decide on […]

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Must Have Ride On Toys for Summer!

We recently received a powered ride on toy from Monster TRAX, the Dirt Racer 22. Something I swore my kids would never have… until my kids rode one of their cousin’s and spent the entire afternoon riding around their back yard. Monster TRAX offered me the Dirt Racer for the kids and I hesitantly accepted, […]

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Summer Reading with Quiet Reading too!

Today is the start of something big, and something really important for our kids… but, its also something I don’t normally share about here. Reading. We’ve always been big into reading here… but its never been on the forefront of my mind of sharing what we’re reading with you guys, mostly because we like to […]

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Keep Moving Forward through the Summer #readforgood

We’ve already been in summer mode for almost a month now. And I made a rule to myself to make sure we stick to our school schedule of getting out the door by 8 or 8:30 every morning. Just so we don’t find ourselves trapped inside all day in our PJs. So far, we’ve done […]