Ice Discovery

Ice Discovery

Add small toys to an ice cube tray, add water and freeze. When frozen, let kids pour warm water over the cubes to uncover the...
Bucket Fishing

Bucket Fishing

Fill a bucket or plastic bin with water and bath toys. Let the kids use a net to catch the floating toys. Blindfold older...
The Die Game

The Die Game

This game game to us from Ms. Erin, Annika’s teacher. Totally flexible and adaptable to any location or age. Get a die, fill out the chart with rules for what to do for each number. Kids take turns rolling the die and doing whatever you have written next to each...
Paint-a-Stump

Paint-a-Stump

To the forest, kids! We’re painting stumps today. Acrylic paint in an egg carton. Jar of water. Big brushes. Lots of stumps out there in the woods, get started,...
Digital Photo Scavenger Hunt (Outdoor)

Digital Photo Scavenger Hunt (Outdoor)

Give kids your old point-and-shoot digital cameras and send them outside with a list of items to find. You will have to adapt to your area. Examples: a tall tree, funny face, shadow, stick, leaf, flower.   Be as specific as your kids can handle. Draw pictures next to...