A preschooler + a driveway + a box of chalk = really fun learning opportunity

Sitting on a sidewalk next to mommy. Waiting for the last school bus for this summer to bring an older brother home. Last day. My own preschooler is a third kid in a family, so, while he gets the most kisses and “baby-of-the-family” privileges, he gets the least in terms of development and learning. He [...]

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Save 20% on all Outdoor Toys with the coupon OUTDOOR20 Unstructured play is as important for children development as learning time. Especially in summer, when the weather is calling for fun. Let the kids be kids! Inspire them for imaginative play with the toy environment. Let them enjoy sun, water, sand, friends, and play! Our Outdoor [...]

Having a BLAST learning: mentos and diet soda science experiment

Dropping a little white sweet candy into a big dark bottle of coke produces one of the most exhilarating effects: a big and watery explosion. Two mentoes – bigger explosion. Five – ogogogo! Behold and step back! With absolute certainty I can say that this science experiment was definitely a blast: mentoes make a myriad [...]

Father’s Day craft – reflection art

This year turned out particularly fruitful for our Father’s Day projects. This one my kids enjoyed so much, that we did it three times: once for my niece’s dance performance congratulations-card from the boys, once for a New Year commemorative plaque, and now – for a Dad’s Big Day surprise! The most fun part of [...]

Father’s Day craft: letter painting with masking tape

Father’s Day gifts are always more challenging then mom’s: no flowers, no glitter, no pretty sweet little things… I personally find any woman easier to find or make a gift then almost any man. And when it comes to Dad… our very own dear Dad!.. We need something sweet, cute and yet manly. And something [...]

Rocket obsession gone wild. My kids favorite play rockets

We are moving the bed. Pushing the heavy dresser Into the room. Heavy… Yes, honey, you are getting a new bed! And this dresser is for comfy storage of all of your favorite toys (or another way of hiding the messy clutter). Yes, you are such a big boy. Oh, you don’t want all these [...]