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FREE Nature Scavenger Hunt {with printable!}

FREE Nature Scavenger Hunt {with printable!}

Get out to explore with this FREE Nature Scavenger Hunt with printable checklist! We love to get out and explore new places as a family -- whether it's hiking a new trail, going on a scavenger or finding a new playground! Print off this o...
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27 Simple Summer Science Experiments

27 Simple Summer Science Experiments

Enjoy these simple summer science experiments that will inspire curious minds!Summer is a wonderful time to let the kids show off their curiosity and do some simple science:Mom, do you think this {non-waterproof object} will float?If I put ...
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20 DIY Outdoor Science Experiments

20 DIY Outdoor Science Experiments

These easy outdoor science experiments turn your backyard into a giant science lab!As you can tell by our collection of science experiments & activities for kids,  we do many of them right in our backyard. This wasn't always t...
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20 Ways to Enjoy a Summer Night

20 Ways to Enjoy a Summer Night

One of our favorite parts of summertime is the not-so-strict-bedtime schedule so we love to find some fun things to do on a Summer night!We head out after dinner for a walk to the park or spend a night doing something special. With the...
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20 Printable Summer Scavenger Hunts

20 Printable Summer Scavenger Hunts

Enjoy these Summer Scavenger Hunt Ideas while you're on vacation, exploring places around town or just relaxing in the backyard!If there's one thing we love, it's a good scavenger hunt ! In fact, we've been known to 'divide and conque...
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17 FUN Activities to Do at the Park

17 FUN Activities to Do at the Park

Try one or more of these fun activities to do at the park with your family! Our family LOVES to visit different parks.  Sometimes it's just a short walk at our neighborhood park to visit the ducks or play at the playground.  Other...
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Easy Mother's Day Craft or Teacher Appreciation Gift

Easy Mother's Day Craft or Teacher Appreciation Gift

Love this easy craft idea for Mother's Day or Teacher Appreciation Day -- preschoolers, elementary kids & teens can create a one-of-a-kind gift with this quick tutorial!Do you know what I love about today’s painting project for kids?&...
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9 Plant & Garden STEM Activities

9 Plant & Garden STEM Activities

Explore some science & math in the garden with these great plant activities!Gardening is the perfect way to inspire kids to explore botany (the study of flowers & plants), habitats and pollination.It's also a wonderful family activi...
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Outdoor Science: Biodiversity for Kids

Outdoor Science: Biodiversity for Kids

A fun outdoor science activity that let's you measure the biodiversity of living things in your backyard ecosystem! Many times, you'll hear kids say "hey, there's a bird!" or "this is the tallest tree in our yard!" This activity takes it on...
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FREE Winter Scavenger Hunt (with printable list!)

FREE Winter Scavenger Hunt (with printable list!)

Grab this free printable Winter Scavenger Hunt list -- get outside & hunt down clues to explore seasonal changes in nature! My kids will be the first to tell you that no matter the weather, we get some outdoor time every day. It's def...
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10 Easy Science Experiments: Shadow & Light Activities

10 Easy Science Experiments: Shadow & Light Activities

Explore the science of light & shadows with these easy science experiments!I know it might be hard to believe but making shadows is actually a simple science experiment!Yep, all those shadow puppets you tried as a child or those evening...
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10 Things to Do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park & Gatlinburg, TN

10 Things to Do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park & Gatlinburg, TN

Explore all the things families can do at Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Gatlinburg, Tennessee -- a wonderful year-round location for your next vacation.The Mountains are calling!Whether you're looking for a quiet weekend getaway, ...
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Leaf Rubbing Art & Science Activity

Leaf Rubbing Art & Science Activity

Easy leaf rubbing activity - part art and part science project as kids create a leaf collage & get a peek into the parts of a leaf! I have always loved making leaf rubbings!  Ever since I was a child, I was fascinated by this bea...
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8 Apple Activities for Kids

8 Apple Activities for Kids

Favorite apple activities for kids: apple picking, cider mills and fun STEM ideas! Fall is apple season!  Trees are blooming with ripe apples, ready for the picking. There are a number of fun apple activities & outings that your ki...
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Solar Eclipse Activities & Party Ideas for Kids

Solar Eclipse Activities & Party Ideas for Kids

Learn about activities to do during the Solar Eclipse including which glasses to wear, fun eclipse themed food, books to read, party ideas and more! Where will you be on August 21, 2017? Chances are -- somewhere "on the dark side of the moo...
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