Featured Outdoor Activities

Easy Sound Sensory Jars to Make & Play

Make sound sensory jars -- and things to do with them.

It just so happens that I love to keep little, party favor sized containers of modeling dough on hand; I use them in my toddler busy bags, toss a few in my purse for times when we are waiting, I give them instead of treats on holidays and I LOVE to upcycle the little cans once we are done with them. One of my favorite ways to reuse these little canisters is as sound sensory jars ...

Easy Homemade Window Paint Recipe

A simple homemade window paint recipe to get creative!

I love when Henry chooses the activity for the day. This time he wanted really, really badly to paint the big window again! When we made window paint last time, it was super sticky and goopy. This time, I looked up a new window paint recipe from Home Spun Threads. Very similar recipe to the last, but this time, no corn starch. Very Simple Window Paint Recipe: Dish ...

10 Hands-On Science & Math Activities to Plan Your Week

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Remember that homemade bubble solution I shared yesterday? Super simple. Easy to do. With supplies you have. My kind of activity. I got the opportunity to get a pre-copy of the Gryphon House new book Hands-On Science and Math by Beth R. Davis, ES, NBCT. (It is now available for sale.) This book is fantastic to find fascinating experiments for young kids to explore science and ...

Make a Homemade Bubble Solution to Explore Bubbles

Make a homemade bubble solution and explore bubbles!

This homemade bubble solution is amazing and simple! Beth R. Davis, the author of Hands-On Science & Math, is sharing how to make your own bubbles as well as a simple activity to do that will have your kids learning all kinds of math and science! Stay tuned - I'm partnering with Beth and her publisher, Gryphon House, and will have a giveaway of her book tomorrow! Summer is a ...