Try these original creative ideas from Amy’s winning entry…..
•With water- swim, create a slip-n-slide, sprinkler play
•With your dog- take for a walk, teach a new trick
•Visit -the zoo, parks, skate parks, hands-on museums
•In the woods- create a fort, play cops-n-robbers, build a butterfly habitat, build bluebird or other bird boxes/houses
•Night time- Catch fire flies, play flashlight tag
•Sidewalk Chalk- hopscotch, self portraits, draw cities (use matchbox cars to drive on the streets) write surprise messages to each other, don't forget the classic: rainbow!
•Free craft play- have available beads, feathers, googly eyes, paper (scrapbook, plain, construction, wall paper books), pipe cleaners, glue, paper tubes (from TP and paper towels), paint, tape, rice, dry pasta, etc. Let kids create....
"Keep Mooooving" Summer Snack Suggestions:
•Popsicles made with fresh fruit puree/juice
•Sliced watermelon (Seed spitting contest???)
•Homemade ice cream (could add fresh berries...)
Submitted by Amy Y.
Find yourself… keeping it real.