day 13 – sticks and seedpods

Noughts & Crosses has been around since the Ancient Egyptians, and it’s still a fun way to spend half an hour. Children as young as four or five develop multiple skills by playing this simple game. This version is called Sticks & Seedpods because we started playing it at the beach, using found objects toContinue reading “day 13 – sticks and seedpods”

day 6 – yard kids

This one’s a bit like the chalk bodies on the kitchen floor, except kids lie outside on the dirt (they’ll dust off) and you draw around them with a twig. Or they draw around each other. Then comes the fun bit. Embellish the yard kid with leaves for patterned shirts, tufts of grass for hair,Continue reading “day 6 – yard kids”