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Nature’s Gymnasium

Nature's Gymnasium - the natural gym of the woods with kids, balance, stamina, climbing and fitness all within a free environment and open air

Enjoying the outdoors as the weather improves is my favourite – whether we are in the back garden the park, the woods or the beach venturing out and about seems much less effort with the sun shining and the temperatures improving.

We ventured out to the forest – Nature’s Gymnasium and had so much fun for FREE – completely free. With a playground in the woods and a sculpture

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Daisy Fairy Crown

Fairy Daisy Crown Making with Kids

Some things are childhood memories that never end – today T and I revisited one of my own making daisy Fairy Crowns for our hair. Yes I made one for me and we made T’s together.

Most of our walks start and end with picking of flowers – these include daisies and dandelions but we’ve also collected blossom twigs fro low lying trees. On today’s walk I ended up with

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20 Ways to beat the heat without wasting water

20 Ways to beat the heat and stay cool this summer, without wasting water the eco-friendly way of staying cool with kids

As Spring moves to summer the heat rises and we need ways to keep cool with the kids yes they could run in and out of the hose or sprinkler but the amount of water being used is huge instead why not take an eco-friendly approach to staying cool this summer without wasting water with these 20 ideas for staying cool.

With eco-ideas on our mid how about these spongeballs

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Get Out and Play with ideas from The PLAY Group

Ideas to play outside year around

Introducing The PLAY Group

Today across 13 blogs we are launching The P.L.A.Y. group with play and learning for you from moms and teachers to you as mums and teachers. Covering everything from early literacy to making messy play fun you can visit the blogs and be inspired to get playing and learning with your kids.

You can find us all sharing our ideas on Pinterest with inspiration for kids

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Snow Painting

Snow Painting for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Snow is a blank canvas for kids, as I said in Snow Through New Eyes they don’t have the preconceptions of what activities you should do or even how activities that you plan should go.

One of the things that I have had on my to do list if it snows as our 15 minutes outside is snow painting. Using food colouring and water I knew that it would be

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