If you know my blog – you know I’m a huge fan of activities that help develop kids’ curiosity and creativity. In fact, in a world where our culture and technology are changing so quickly – I think that those qualities are some of the most important traits we can help our children develop for tomorrow….
Today I’m sharing with you my top 7 favourite inexpensive and creative summer play ideas for kids ages 3 to 10 for the summer break. Best of all, these activities encourage imaginative thinking and are fun! They will keep the kids busy for hours and require little to no prep or money. Sound good? Read on!
Kids of all ages seem to really enjoy making prints by rubbing a crayon over paper with a shape underneath. Maybe it’s because the image seems to “magically” appear! This activity has a little twist to it that your child will love – and it’s perfect for some open-ended St. Patrick’s Day artistic play!
When my family moved into a new house a couple of years ago, we instantly fell in love with the fireplace, the neighbourhood with it’s beautiful red maple trees, and the lush garden in the backyard thanks to the green thumb of the past residents. What we didn’t like was the view out the back window…rear…
This month I joined in on a huge Paint-a-Thon challenge with other kid bloggers. Last week, we played around with some homemade spicy scented sensory paint, and this week we tried exploring with painting with mirrors. Read on to check out the fun we had!