Free Printable Summer Paper Dolls

Free Printable Summer Paper Dolls

Get these free printable paper dolls ready for summer with a set of light and colourful summer clothes! Having already tried winter and spring/autumn clothes, our paper dolls are heading into summer with a new set of free printable clothes. What do we wear in the...
Mermaid Paper Dolls with Printable Templates

Mermaid Paper Dolls with Printable Templates

Make mermaid paper dolls from our printable templates! It’s the perfect craft for a mermaid party – everyone can cut their own paper mermaid.  When I was young, I liked playing with paper dolls and even made my own. When I started homeschooling my...
Math in Nature Scavenger Hunt for Kids

Math in Nature Scavenger Hunt for Kids

Math in Nature scavenger hunt for kids sends the players on an outdoor chase for nature treasures. While looking for items to check off their lists, the players learn interesting facts about nature, while practising basic math. In a scavenger hunt game, each player...
Printable Nature Journal with Creative Prompts for Kids

Printable Nature Journal with Creative Prompts for Kids

Learn how to start a nature journal with kids using a free printable template that offers ten creative prompts. It is a perfect nature STEM activity for kids as it encourages them to go outside, explore nature scientifically, then record their nature finds...
Cloud Wheel with Cloud Identification Guide for Kids

Cloud Wheel with Cloud Identification Guide for Kids

This cloud wheel with a cloud identification guide will help children to observe weather and learn to identify ten of the most common types of clouds. Cirrus. Cumulus. Nimbostratus. I have always found the names of clouds fascinating. Why, they sound almost magical. I...
Nature Art Prompts: Birds

Nature Art Prompts: Birds

These six nature art prompts encourage artists of all ages to finish the ink drawings of birds with natural materials. Collaborate with nature and create gorgeous pictures! Making collaborative art is always an enriching experience. And this pack invites artists of...
Fairy Lanterns from Mason Jars

Fairy Lanterns from Mason Jars

Turn mason jars into a set of fairy lanterns with frolicking silhouettes of enchanted creatures! Update! You can watch a video of me making lanterns here. The post contains affiliate links for your convenience. Two years ago, I made a set of Halloween and...
Backyard Railroad Engineering: Outdoor STEM Challenge for Kids

Backyard Railroad Engineering: Outdoor STEM Challenge for Kids

Like many kids, my son likes everything on wheels. Cars, construction machinery, emergency vehicles, trains. Especially trains. He also loves playing in the backyard, and for several summer now, I’ve been thinking how much fun it would be to build a railroad...
Leaf Messages and Doodles

Leaf Messages and Doodles

A fun and simple way for kids to make art and practice writing with nature in the summer! Don’t these leaf messages look as if they were left by fairies? That was the idea, anyway! The leaf messages introduced my son to his kindness elves. In case you...
How to Make a Bean Teepee for Backyard Play

How to Make a Bean Teepee for Backyard Play

If you’re looking for a kids’ gardening project this summer, try building a bean teepee. This natural play tent is a fun addition to the backyard and a perfect hideout for little explorers. Last summer was our first as home owners, and we were as...
Flower Petal Candle Holders

Flower Petal Candle Holders

Before autumn overtakes our garden, we decided to preserve some of our summer memories in the form of dried flower petals. From them we made flower petal candle holders. The last summer hooray! Over the last few years, we have tried growing quite a variety...
Watercolour Pencils Rain Art

Watercolour Pencils Rain Art

On a rainy day, grab your watercolour pencils and head outside to make rain art together with kids! We have had a lot of rain this month. Not quite what we expected moving back to the prairies, but we certainly aren’t complaining. Every time the rain is over,...
Watermelon Ship: Summer Engineering Project

Watermelon Ship: Summer Engineering Project

In the midst of the summer, there are few things that are better than a sweet succulent watermelon. And not only as a snack! Some make watermelons into a keg, and some carve it into a piece of art. We decided to make our watermelon into a ship. Well, after eating...
Flower Sensory Bin for Kids

Flower Sensory Bin for Kids

They can pour it, mix it or even climb inside of their soup bins and wiggle bare toes around! A delightful spring activity for toddlers that addresses all the different senses. I never remember being so exuberantly happy over the coming of warm weather when I was a...
Underwater I Spy Jars

Underwater I Spy Jars

Yesterday we spent a wondeful day by the lake. When we got home, loaded with all the treasures a little boy can collect at the beach, Budster and I decided to create our own underwater world in a jar. About half an hour from where we live, there is a little provincial...
Seashell and Beach Glass Nature Collage

Seashell and Beach Glass Nature Collage

After a day on the beach, collecting rocks and seashells, make this keepsake craft with kids by putting all of their nature finds into a collage! Recently we spent a great day on the beach, collecting rocks and smooth beach glass. Most of the glass pieces were tiny,...

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