Help your child learn about her world through conversations, observations and investigations.
Simple hands-on science experiment to inspire the inner scientist in all of us. (via Erupt | No Time For Flash Cards)
Help your child articulate what he tastes with a sampling of foods.
For some hi volume, good old fashioned fun, unleash your kids to a rolls of bubble wrap. Nostalgia and laughs included in activity.
Take a trip to the local fabric store and let your child touch a variety of textures, from burlap to satin to lace. You may even be inspired to take on a fun sewing project together!
(via Fabric store field trip.)
Go on an outdoor scavenger hunt! 1) Take photos of outdoor sightings. 2) Print. 3) Send your eager explorer off to complete his mission.
Conduct a blind taste experiment to see whether your child can identify foods without using their sense of sight. How does it feel? How does it smell? How does it taste?
Go on a color walk: Color code an egg carton and head outdoors for a mini scavenger hunt to match all twelve colors.
Another potential addition to an outdoor water play station.
“We often take children outside just in good weather, forgetting that our children and we are waterproof. Look at the rain and how it falls. Describe what you see to your child. Or your child may describe the rain to you.”
Seems like mindfulness is the ticket to being an explorer of the world.
Interesting tips on how we as parents can explore with our lil ones.
Help your child discover things she likes about herself with this uplifting read. (via Carrotsandcandy.com)