Edventures with Kids
Ideas that Inspire Creativity, Reduce Chaos & Encourage Learning
Every year we look forward to summertime at our house! The excitement of the 'we can do what we'd like' days that we all love to enjoy. But, of course, the kids do want to do some activities that require us to keep track of what day it is :) So, here's a quick and easy way to pull together all those papers, camp schedules and items needed for on-the-go summer fun!
Do your kids have their countdown clock for the last day of school started? Have them help you do one more thing before they ditch their school supplies for bathing suits! Sort through all their end of year school supplies to see what they can reuse or recycle for next year!
Anyone who’s met me, or my kids, will tell you that I’m a fairly
protective parent. Or as my kids lovingly refer to me, 'The Fun
Police'. I didn’t plan to be this type of parent – one who monitors
what they eat, where they are and how much sleep they get. But plan or no plan, it's happened.
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It's the official start of Spring, and if you're like me, you're itching to get some of those big chores done around the house. Getting closets cleaned out, prepping the yard, and cleaning out the clutter -- why not have the kids help during this yearly event.
It's important for kids to learn some of these yearly chores.
Here are a few age-appropriate things the kids can do during spring cleaning along with some fun books to read:
We had a mishap at our house this week - our youngest leaned on the soap holder while showering and ripped it (along with some tiles) off the wall! I realized that I have told my kids to rinse their hair really well, check the water before getting in, and step on the bathmat when getting out - but I never said anything about leaning on the soap holder.
So, I got to thinking about other things that kids should know that we may have forgotten to tell them - here are a few: