by Dionna Sanchez
Spend time with your children this
The weather will be getting nice soon, and hopefully you and
upir children will take the opportunity to be outside more. You can take
advantage of this chance to join them in creating special outdoor memories such
*Wash the car together
*Skip rocks in a river, pond or lake
*Go on a bike ride to the nearest store and grab ice cream!
*Hoola Hoop - great for giggles!
*Help your child plant a small garden in a special spot
*Make a batch of sun tea together
*Gather flower petals together and place on a paper in the shade to dry.
When they are completely
dry, place them in a bowl to give your house a
*Help your child make a pet rock to keep as a momentos or give to someone
*Have a picnic in your backyard
*Go on a walk - point out and collect leaves and rocks
*Run in the sprinklers together
*Use your child's sidewalk chalk to make a hopscotch spot. This is also
great for giggles!
*Lay in the grass and guess cloud shapes together
*Sit on the front porch, driveway or in lawn chairs and just talk....
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