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Get Outdoors This Spring With Spray Chalk

I’m a big proponent of getting kids outside to play. And messy play is more than okay with me too, just as long as it can be cleaned up which is why we love getting outdoors especially with Spray Chalk…. Continue Reading →

Keep Kids Learning All Summer Long

We’ve partnered with Workman Publishing for a fun summer giveaway! All you parents of school-age children are going to love these SUMMER BRAIN QUEST workbooks. They are all about bridging the gap for kids learning between summer months and the next school… Continue Reading →

Follow the Numbers Obstacle Course

Hi, I’m Trisha from Inspirational Laboratories here to share an activity for the Make and Takes Get Out and Play summer series! Are you looking for games to play outside? Kids will have tons of fun with our Follow the Numbers… Continue Reading →

DIY Stick Slingshot Kids Craft

Hi, it’s Tonya from Create-Celebrate-Explore. Thank you to Make and Takes for letting me be a part of the Get Out And Play Summer Series! I’ve loved being a part of this series for the past couple of years. I… Continue Reading →

Washable Paint Frisbee Game

Hello, it’s Toni from Design Dazzle here today. Thank you to Make And Takes for letting me be a part of their fun summer ideas – Get Out And Play Summer Series! I enjoy sharing lots of fun kids ideas,… Continue Reading →

15 Clever Ways to Use Pool Noodles

Pool noodles aren’t just for swimming anymore! Once you’ve seen all the awesome ways they can be recycled and repurposed, you just might want to run to the store to pick up a couple extras! 15 Clever Ways to Use Pool… Continue Reading →

Outdoor Summer Bucket List Printable

Yes, summer is here!! It’s time to get outdoors and enjoy the sun. All summer long we’ll be sharing all sorts of fabulous ways to enjoy the season with creative ideas, fun freebies, and guest bloggers for our Get Out and Play summer… Continue Reading →

25 Ways to Get Out and Play!

We’re wrapping up our summer series to Get Out and Play! Thanks to all the amazing contributors and guest writers for their fabulously fun ideas. We’ve been playing games, making crafts, and having adventures in the summer sun! 25 ideas to Get… Continue Reading →

Make a Family Summer Bucket List

We are officially ready for summer and so excited to show off our Summer Bucket List for 2015! Last week I shared how we got started and where we found inspiration for our list. Now we’re putting together our display,… Continue Reading →

Inspiration for a Summer Bucket List

We’re making a list and checking it twice as we put together our Summer Bucket List for 2015! We’ve each come up with activities we can do this summer, keeping our family busy with fun and exploration! I’m happy to be partnering… Continue Reading →

Get Out and Play Summer Series

We’re happy to share our new Summer Series… Get Out and Play! We have a line up of amazing guest bloggers sharing their favorite things to do with their kids as they explore the outdoors and play all summer long!… Continue Reading →

Sunshine Yarn Weaving

Now that summer is in full bloom with Summer Solstice, we’re taking in it’s warmth by making some fun yarn weavings in the shape of a sun. The sun is shining, even here in Seattle, so that is cause for celebration with this hot… Continue Reading →

3 Ways Technology Can Keep Kids Learning All Summer Long

While I love the freedom summer provides, there’s still a need for a schedule and daily routine for our family. As I’m try not to get carried away with too much electronic time during the lazy summer days – apps, tv, video games… Continue Reading →

Our Favorite Fruity Summer Tea

We have already had some 90-degree days where we live, and we’ve been scanning the fridge for something cold and refreshing to drink. We try to keep juice and soda to a minimum, but often my girls are craving something… Continue Reading →

15 DIY Water Toys to Make for Summer

It’s hot hot hot out there! It seems the only way to be outside these days is to do some sort of water activity! What is more fun than playing with water toys in the summer? I’ve rounded up 15… Continue Reading →

12 Super-Sunny Summer Solstice

This coming Saturday, June 21, is summer solstice and marks the first day of summer here in the Northern Hemisphere. We’ve certainly been noticing the early sunrise and late sunset as we get closer to summer’s official start. We love… Continue Reading →

Super Fun Tie Dyed Rice Krispie Treats

School is out, and summer is here! These tie dyed rice krispie treats look like such a fun summer kid’s activity to do in the kitchen! They are so colorful and delicious looking! I can’t wait to try this activity with… Continue Reading →

Lazy Summer Lunch Ideas

This post could have been called ‘Encouraging Independence in the Kitchen’ or ‘Lunches Young Kids Can Make’, but let’s be honest – I am simply feeling lazy about fixing lunches now that summer vacation has hit our house! Here are… Continue Reading →

Crochet Sun Coasters for Summer Parties

Summer is upon us and those backyard parties are a comin’! Stitch up these fun Crochet Sun Coasters to add a little summer flare to your party. We’ve also made crochet watermelon coasters, those would be fun for summer sippin’ too! I… Continue Reading →

25 Chapter Books for Summer Reading

I have taken some of my favorite books and put them into this list for summer. Some of them are magic, some are adventure, all of them are books you will have fun with in the sun. These books are appropriate… Continue Reading →

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