Baby it’s cold outside

I sure hope this message finds you safe and warm because I know many of you are in the middle of currently preparing for or dealing with blizzard or other stormy conditions. Here in Indiana, the blizzard has missed us so I can't really complain about the freezing cold weather or the small amount of snow we currently [...]

Inspiring outdoor playscapes

Sometimes, it is hard to think of ideas to spruce up your outdoor play area.   With summer just around the corner, I wanted to share some child-friendly backyards and outdoor playscapes that I find to be so inspiring... Turn your screened-in porch into an outdoor studio If you have been following us for awhile, you [...]

By | May 10th, 2014|Categories: Outdoor Play|Tags: , , , |11 Comments

Bubbles, bubbles

Bubbles are the quintessential children's toy!  They are inexpensive, easy to find, and can provide hours of entertainment.  Bubbles are a wonderful multi-sensory activity.  Today I'm sharing 10 ways to explore bubbles in your home or classroom... Let's begin with the bubble blowing basics.  You will need some sort of bubble solution.  You can buy [...]

By | April 12th, 2014|Categories: Outdoor Play|Tags: , , , , |4 Comments