Outdoor Play

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Educational visit to the park: 12 things to learn

Learning doesn’t have to be boring. It doesn’t have to take place at the desk with a book. Outside is a perfect place to be learning a tons of fascinating topics! No one is too young to learn. No one is too old. Searching for new things to learn and new things to share with [...]

10 hottest spring toys for outdoor fun

Spring is a great time to take kids outdoor. With warmer days kids can explore and discover, play with friends, find new interests, get some fresh air, spend quality times with the family. Let’s go out and play! These popular playthings from our outdoor toys collection will give you some ideas how to keep the [...]

5 tips for easy gardening with kids

When my oldest one was born, my little niece and nephew were truly surprised by a sudden biology discovery, when it was time for me to nurse the baby. They knew all right that little babies need milk to grow, but my sisters question, where that milk comes from, resulted in their most unexpected answers: [...]