What's the weather like where you live? Young scientists will love graphing the weather using these easy weather tracking printables for preschoolers that you can print for free. Today, it was warm enough where we live to be outside in a t-shirt. Yesterday you definitely needed a jacket, and the day before it was pouring rain. February and March are two of my favorite … [Read more...] about Easy Weather Tracking Printables For Preschool Scientists – Free!
This summer we spent a month living in Edinburgh. While there, the four kids and I climbed Arthur's Seat. It was a highlight of the trip, in spite of rain and the fact that it is a pretty tough climb for a 3-year-old! Here are my top tips for hiking Arthur's Seat with kids. A Mountain in the City: Edinburgh's Arthur's Seat Set in the center of the city, Arthur's Seat is … [Read more...] about How to Climb Arthur’s Seat with Kids
Kids thrive then they spend time outdoors! Use these tips to have a great hiking experience with kids - making memories and building family relationships. I would never describe myself as an "outdoorsy" girl, but I genuinely enjoy hiking with my kids. It's one of those parenting things that has really caught me by surprised. This past summer, I even took the four kids up … [Read more...] about How to Have a Great Hiking Experience with Kids
My children choose to read math books and study the pros and cons of the current presidential election candidates in their free time. Getting them to play outside - especially for an extended period - can be a challenge. This is especially true since our current outdoor space at home is a concrete patio. I have learned that, if I can get them outside thinking creatively, they … [Read more...] about Creative Nature Design Challenge for Children: What Can You Make with Nature?
The year I turned eight years old, I went to a school that had a huge open field my parents used to take us to to fly kites on the weekends. I don't remember doing much actual kite flying myself, but I loved watching others hold the kite string with the kite high up in the sky. This post includes affiliate links. Frustration Free Kites for Kids that Really Fly Johnny made … [Read more...] about Let’s Go Fly a Kite: Kites for Kids that Really Fly