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Unregistered 09:36 AM 05-17-2016
I follow a loose theme parts of the summer-with lots of fun outdoor activities
We do maybe two to four planned activities if it's a theme week!

Strawberry week..we paint construction paper strawberries with dry unsweetened strawberry kool-aid. Just sprinkle it on and paint with water, kool-aid scented strawberry playdoh, we eat strawberries and strawberry shortcake, etc. see nothing hard or stressful!

Sun week

Root Beer week

Watermelon week

Obey gooey messy fun week-outside

And/or Science week-outside

Bubble week

Ice cream week and /or Ice and frozen things week

Other fun things we do outside throughout the summer-
Paint rocks
Use our portable water wall
Frozen animals in ice blocks in the water table
Sand and water in the water table
Eat lunch and snack at the picnic table
Wash bikes
Lots of fun with bubbles-dollar tree has awesome super large bubble wands.
Paint the deck and driveway with water and real paint brushes (cheap ones)

Play shoppe coffee shop-low, rectangular camping table, kids' tea pots, cups, plates, spoons, empty vanilla bottles and creamer containers, spice containers, bowls of water for filling tea pots, etc. play food like cookies, strawberries, etc. sand for sugar to stir into tea or coffe. Some kids will play this for an hour!

Inside we make ice cream in ziplock bags-it's just milk!

Make Mummies and read a book about Egypt - if you have a little older kids. Take heavy duty tin foil, have child lay flat on the floor, start at head, and fold tin foil back and forth, pinch edges as you go. Carefully pull off the child. Pinch together some more if needed. Wish I could post a picture. I hang them on a rope with clothes pins.....they are up all summer and look so cool!