31 Conversation Starters to Have With Kids
Looking for thoughtful conversation starters for kids? Learn about your family through 31 question prompts and simple topics, perfect for mealtime dinners.
How to Measure Remaining Sunlight With Your Hands
You’re in the woods near the end of the day and you ask yourself: should I set up camp now, or do I have enough daylight to keep trekking further down the trail? But you’re not sure what time sunset is, and therefore how much light you have left. Sure, you could check your watch/phone, […]
The one easy change that will make young kids listen to you more
One of the most frustrating things about raising a young child is having a 2 or 3-year-old not listening to anything you say. When my son was a toddler, I found it so hard to
Spray Bottle Nature Art
This great outdoor kids art project provides a creative outlet for outdoor fun! The spray bottle painting with nature project is easy to set up and uses simple inexpensive supplies.
The appeal of Treasure Baskets
Treasure baskets can be filled with everyday objects which then become a treasure trove to ignite and spark imaginations and learning. Becky includes a rich diversity of items in her baskets to evoke different responses. Here she tells us about their appeal, both for herself and her children.
Holiday Gift Ideas For Young Builders – The Pinterested Parent
Spread the loveEngineering activities are wonderful for improving your children’s fine motor skills, problem solving abilities and their imaginations. *This post contains affiliate links. I received product in exchange for this post. All thoughts and opinions…Continue Reading…
An interesting holistic model for health according to the eight tentacles of the Octopus, Te Wheke in Māori culture
The Maori (the indigenous people of New Zealand) which includes myself, have a very different way of defining health outcomes compared to western medicine. Te Wheke (the octopus) is often used as a…
Go get muddy! #InternationalMudDay
Most toddlers will need no encouragement to celebrate International Mud Day! Find out all about the day, why playing in mud is beneficial for children and my top three favourite ideas for getting, …