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The wonders of water

There’s no question that H2O, in all its forms, is fascinating to young children. When given opportunities to explore water and how it feels, tastes and looks, children’s natural curiosity about the world in general increases. I love providing my kids, both at home and school, opportunities to play with water in all of its different shapes. Here are some of our favorite ways to play!

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Loose parts play toolkit

Loose parts play is an incredible way to spark imagination, promote problem solving, and empower children to take charge of their own play and environments. Loose parts are any materials that can be moved, carried, built and taken apart, lined up stacked together, and tinkered with.

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Frugal summer activities to keep the family entertained

Here are some fun and frugal ways to enjoy the summer outdoors either as a family or by getting the rest of the neighborhood involved! What are you waiting for? Go have an adventure! 

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Getting kids in the saddle

After more than a year of begging, my husband and I decided to get our seven-year-old daughter horseback riding lessons for Christmas. She has always been in awe of the large and majestic creatures and has a way with animals, so we thought we would give it a try and see how it went.

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