• Fun

    DIY Walking Map For Kids

    DIY Walking Map for Kids, Guest post by Susanne Williams – When my kids were little they loved to go for walks with Grandma and explore the woods, fields, and wildflowers on the way. Now they are older and don’t want to go for regular walks anymore. With this pandemic going on and social distancing, we started to go for daily walks again. 6 weeks in my older kids got bored of going for regular strolls and didn’t want to go anymore, I had to find a new idea to make things interesting again. That’s when I came up with drawing my own kid-friendly walking map for them. Like on…

  • Fun

    Night Walk Scavenger Hunt

    Are you looking for something fun to do with your family? Maybe you are having a sleepover at your house and the kids need to blow off some steam? Or you are out camping and need some evening entertainment? How about a night walk scavenger hunt? This post might contain affiliate links, which means I will earn a small commission for purchases made through links. How to do a Scavenger Hunt Print out the Scavenger Hunt Printable, grab a flashlight or lantern and a pen to mark your findings. A flashlight makes it more interesting for kids but it is also a safety precaution if you live in a bad…

  • Fun,  Learn

    Become a Junior Ranger

    Did you know every child 5 years and up can become a junior ranger with the National Park Service? Almost all National Parks in the US offer a junior ranger program on-site. There are also a lot of activities available online. Become a junior paleontologist, archeologist, or cave scientist. They even have a program linked with NASA to become a junior space flight explorer. You can also find coloring pages, activity sheets, and booklets online. Guaranteed hours of fun! We went to Stones River National Battlefield which is basically in our backyard. Here is a list of parks that offer the program on-site: click here. How to become a Junior…

  • Fun

    Let’s go on a Scavenger Hunt

    This post might contain affiliate links of items I use and recommend, which means if you make a purchase through the link I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Are you tired of social distancing? Are the kids driving you crazy with all their penned up energy and the constant demand for snacks and entertainment? Cabin fever is real. Let’s go on a scavenger hunt! Although it will be a while until we can socialize again, here is the good News: you can go outside and enjoy nature! It is good for mind and body and a fun experience for kids. There is a lot…