Homemade trowels for the sandbox.
Irresistible Ideas for play based learning
roll around on the floor seeing how many of an object you can pick up with duct tape
10 backyard balancing activities - happy hooligans
Box + Crayons = Zen Activity for 2 year olds. Don't forget the outside too :-)
Simple DIY home made moon sand (or cloud dough) using only two simple everyday ingredients.
37 Fishy Activities & Art Projects to go with The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister
Top 10 Staycation Ideas - Enchanted Homeschooling Mom
Put real spiderwebs on paper... great way to preserve a spiderweb on paper to explore/look at.
DIY Garden Gazing Ball... Did this with the kids with a bowling ball before. This summer, look for fun thrift store items to do instead for all different shapes...
DIY Color Mixing Station with Cornstarch Water from No Twiddle Twaddle.
When you focus on the act of coloring, you naturally fall into a meditative mindset, bringing you closer to the core of your being. Coloring mandalas is a great way to de-stress from the daily grind, by immersing yourself in a relaxing color therapy that puts you in a state of creative flow. From the website Read more: http://www.art-is-fun.com/mandala-coloring-pages.html#ixzz1n21LWNso
Free printable Mandala pages for coloring
Simple Backyard Tents
NEW! Free downloadable Herbal Bingo Game.
Potion storybook fun (as my daughter said when looking at this post "Harry Potter's wizard school for princesses!")