nature Archive

Fairylands & Fairy Gardens: A round-up of ideas

The International Fairy Tea Party is tomorrow!  So I’ve been busy rounding up lots of different fairy related posts.  This post highlights different ways to create fairylands & fairy gardens … 1. Egg Carton Fairyland from Sun Hats & Wellies 2.

DIY Snowman Snow Measurer

I saw this fabulous idea from Pink and Green Mama on how to turn a paint stick into a super cute Snowman Snow Measurer.  We finally had a chance to give it a try. I took a

Painting ROCKS!

One early evening my kids and the neighborhood kids (we’re very lucky to have 2 families with kids around the same age right next door and behind us) were all playing in our combined backyards.  The seemed

Tinkering with Flowers … and making a window flower collage

The kids and I were very excited to take part in this Creative Challenge set up by Tinkerlab. We took participated in the last 2 Tinkerlab Challenges … the Paper Bag and the Egg Carton Creative Challenges.

Nature Bracelets

I first heard of Nature Bracelets from my aunt whom had taken my cousin’s daughter (my aunt’s grandchild) to a kid’s event at their local library.  That was about a year ago, before my Pinterest addiction had

“But nothing happened. Not a sound.” – a Very Quiet Cricket activity

This month the Virtual Book Club for Kids is featuring one of our favorite books by one of our favorite authors … The Very Quiet Cricket, by Eric Carle.  Two of our very close friends recently moved

Taking the time … for a nature walk

Henry and I had the most wonderful, impromptu experience the other day.  I took him with me to vote on a local school board issue since he was interested in the issue (it will directly effect him)