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Beach Pirate Treasure Hunt

Treasure Hunt Ideas for kids

Ahoy Matey! Summer be endin soon but me be wantin to get in some last minute beach fun. We were heading out to the beach for a family trip and I was thinking what would be fun for the little ones on the beach when they need a break from the water. What kid doesn’t like pirates, treasure, and a hunt? This pirate treasure

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Beat the Heat with Water Balloon Towel Toss

towel toss

Water Ballloon Towel Toss Outdoor Game

This is a simple outdoor game that is great for the whole family. For this activity I enlisted the help of my nieces and nephews at our 4th of July BBQ.

For this activity you need -Beach towels -Water ballons

Fill up water balloons 

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20 Family Activities For a Fun and Memorable Summer

Family summer activities

1- Chalk Paint Contest  2- Make Sand Castles 3-Go to a Splash Pad Park  4-Run through the Sprinklers 5-Go to Story time at your local library Summer Family Toddler Activities 6-Go on a Nature Hike 7-Make an Outdoor Obstacle Course 8-Go to a Museum 9-Go

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Chalk Paint

Chalk Paint recipe

Chalk can be all kinds of fun for children but what about chalk paint? Never heard of it? I hadn’t heard either of it till I ran across it on Pinterest and book marked it for future use. We tried it out this weekend and it really was a lot of fun. It was definitely messy but easy to wash off. Older children

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Outings

What better a way for babies and toddlers to learn about their world and the creatures that live in it then going to the aquarium or zoo. One might think their baby is too young enjoy it but in their first year it is so important for them to have the opportunity to have as many experiences as possible.

We took Isabella to the Aquarium when she was 9 months old. She loved watching the fish move in the

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Sand Play

Playing outdoors is so much fun for children (and adults) and provides so many learning opportunities as well. With it being summer there really is no better time to get out and enjoy the outdoors with your children. One of the best types of play for children is sand play. It offers a rich sensory experience with so many opportunities to learn. So head to a sandbox, sand table, or the beach and get playing!

Sand play

improves fine

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Summer Bucket List

We printed our bucket lists out and stuck them on our fridge and when we complete one we check it off. It is nice to have a general idea of things we want to get done.

You can make this even more fun if you have older kids. The Unlikely Homeschool has this cute idea.

Have all your children write on slips of paper the things they most would like to do during the summer. Then

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