Outdoor Tree Bark Rubbings - I Can Teach My Child!
It's Day 4 of our 31 Days of Outdoor Activities for Toddlers! Today we experimented with creating Outdoor Tree Bark Rubbings in our
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We headed out to garden to make Fairy Soup, which was a fabulous fine motor and sensory activity, and a great way to keep cool on a warm, humid morning
Minimalist Monday: Eco-Friendly (Minimalist!) Holiday Decorating (17+ ideas!)
Growing up, my family was always been big on decorating. We were never to the level of Clark Griswold in National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, but …
How to build a Bug Hotel :: Garden activities for curious kids - Toby and Roo
Building a bug hotel with your child is one of the best garden activities, because it really doesn’t matter how big or small your space is, you can use anything. We used pine cones that Reuben had collected earlier in the year. bits of old pots, pebbles, big stones, twigs etc Reuben loves going into the garden and checking to see if any bugs have checked in yet. This last week was half term in our area, and I have taken the opportunity to spend some quality time with Reuben – I do miss him…
Stomping in the Mud
Thanks everyone for your support over the past four years. Stomping will be closed for the 2015/2016 school year. Check back for an update in the spring for our September 2016 plans. We hope you have a wonderful summer. Thanks for Stomping by!
How to Build a Teepee-Style Fairy House
How to build a teepee-style fairy house, and why we'd recommend it as a great, sturdy, and easy to make fairy house for your yard.
Information or Data Handling Activities Outdoors
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Month End Snap Shots!
Here is a random collection of pictures taken over the month of October. The weather has been very cooperative giving us some lovely warm and dry days. That, along with the leaves, is quickly changing, and we will soon be truly 'stomping' in the mud! Enjoy... Thanks for 'stomping' by....
How to make natural paintbrushes. We love to go on long nature walks and find bits and bobs to craft with. Forest school activities are so much fun and these thrifty crafts are just so much fun to make. Nature crafts are often the most beautiful too and the most interesting these natural paint brushes make the best textures and they look gorgeous too. A lovely positive parenting and mindfulness craft to make
DIY Storytelling Tree with Story Baskets
A while ago we shared our Jack & the Beanstalk Story Basket, since then we've created several more to explore. These Story Baskets are a neat way to investigate familiar (& new) stories using a selection of props. They're great for encouraging recall skills, sequencing, language, storytelling, creativity, imagination, & so much more. Here are a few story baskets we've created recently with props from around our house The Three Little Pigs Story Basket 3 toy pigs Lego bricks Lolly sticks…
earth day craft round-up!
earth day is coming up…. april 22 to be exact. easy to remember, because at our house that also happens to be DH’s birthday! i gathered some fun, creative, inspiring and beautiful crafts to help everyone get in the spirit of earth day. i think these crafts are a great way to talk to […]