Outdoor Activities

hair art

Nature Hair Art – Easy Nature Art for Kids

Uh oh!  Bad hair day?  How about NO hair day? All of these people are suffering from a seriously embarrassing no hair day.  So lets take it outside and help ’em out!  Add any kind of natural materials to these 10 faces to save them from a hair-tastrophy. Easy, fun kid art activity.  They’ll love …

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golden gingko leaves

EASY Autumn Leaf Activities and Tracing Page

Autumn!  Don’t you just love those brilliant leaf colors?  I sure do!  It is definitely my favorite season.Plus it is the perfect time for outdoor activities with the cooler weather.  Bring on the fuzzy sweaters and hot chocolate I say! So we’ve put together a page of common leaves for YOU to color.  Now these …

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mud mania testing

Mud Brick Mania – FUNctional STEAM

This activity will be part of our book FUNctional STEAM:  25 Real World Activities for Problem-Solving Kids!  We are bouncing-on-our-toes excited for this.  Now go ahead and try the activity for FREE and then put your name on the waitlist to hear when the book is ready for action. Do you think it is important …

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dinosaur stomp activities

Dinosaur Stomp Outdoor Activities for preK-5th

Dinosaurs!  I swear that the biggest words my son knows are those huge dinosaur names that I can’t even pronounce! But for all the talk about what dinosaurs ate, where they lived, and whether they ACTUALLY rode on trains together, I haven’t seen a lot about dinosaur footprints.  But we know so much about dinosaurs …

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spring scavenger hunt

Spring Scavenger Hunt (Free Printable)

Spring has sprung! The flowers, the new green leaves, little sprouts pushing up out of the ground, getting my hands dirty planting… Spring is just lovely all around. We are lucky enough to have some beautiful spring break weather to enjoy and the kids have been spending all day outside.  But what if some days …

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rock projects and games for kids

10 Rock Projects and Games for Kids

My kids have never met a rock they didn’t like.  “Look at this beautiful rock Mommy!” is their favorite phrase.  Rocks are in the laundry, filling their pockets, in piles outside, scattered all over their room… You get the idea. So what do we do with all these beautiful rocks that they just cannot live …

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