Many kids find birds super interesting, especially since kids can observe them almost everywhere they go outside. The Audubon Society has a page with tons of activities for kids!
Sweetgrass Hill Farm is a fun place for your family to visit! Here is a link to their facebook page so you can see the animals they have and how to schedule a visit. Yay for alpacas!
Our class has so many awesome rituals. The kids shared family traditions during the school year when we made our family traditions class book and the kids brought in an object or picture to share with the class.
Here is a blog post from A Cup of Jo about family rituals– the comment section is full of great ideas if your family would like to start a new ritual.
Kids are the snackiest snackers around! Here are a couple fun ideas.
- Kids love to organize by color! Let them try these monochrome fruit cups from Handmade Charlotte!
- Play with your food by using cookie cutters to upgrade cheese and crackers. Also try the simple fruit topping if you are a fan of fruit and cheese. Here is the recipe from Taste of Home.
- Mini baking project- Here is a recipe from Dessert for Two for 2 mini chocolate cakes perfect for a special one on one activity with your child, or double/triple the recipe to make just enough for one family treat.
Did you know you can regrow many veggies in water? What a fun mini project for families! I have tried this with green onions and I would love to try something new! Here is the how-to from Domino.
Here is a collection of space themed activities from The Mama Notes for the young space lovers out there! There are arts and crafts, snacks, and at the bottom are links to space learning resources. Have fun!
Here is an easy chalk paint recipe from Amy Latta Creations. Bring the supplies outside to mix up on a cool morning. Kids can measure with guidance, mix,and then paint!
Some kids will enjoy this activity as an art project and just free paint. Other kids might enjoy painting roads to drive cars on, habitats for toy animals to live in, a pirate map or an exercise path/ obstacle course! Some might even want to paint letters, words or math problems! Another fun idea is to visit a family members house and paint a special message for them to enjoy!
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Here is a super fun idea for sending someone a high five in the mail from The Homesteady. Her version involves a painted hand print but you could also have your child trace their hand on paper and color it. You can order stamps and other supplies online at the US Postal Service website. If your child would like to mail a high five to someone in our class and you don’t have their address, just email me and I can forward them your email so they can share their address if they wish.
Some fun and interactive play ideas with sidewalk chalk and the hose from The House that Lars Built! Enjoy!