The sight of auburn leaves against a crisp blue sky and smells of autumn are enough to make anyone want to craft with nature’s finest art materials. At Shine, nature-inspired, naturally-sourced art materials are among our favorite projects. Learn how to invite natural beauty into your lives and get inspired by fall art ideas.
Use this time productively to demonstrate the kindness, charity, and thoughtfulness you want your kids to assimilate. Joining together in a service project bonds the family closer together and can help kids with anxiety and boredom as well.
By mid-May our “spring cleaning” kick is in full swing – just in time for the kids to create toilet paper flower bouquets, construction paper tulip cards, and paper plate purses we simply can’t throw away. Instead, consider one of these more durable keepsake crafts you can do together or have a partner orchestrate.
Inviting kids into the kitchen can be a fun, family-friendly experience where kids explore new foods and learn about nutrition and healthy food choices – like these Dark Chocolate Raspberry Popsicles made with fresh fruit, coconut palm sugar, and dairy-free chocolate chips. A fun recipe the entire family can enjoy.
The sun is crossing the celestial equator this week ushering in the spring season with 12 hours of daylight and 12 hours of darkness. The first day of spring has been celebrated for some 8,000 years. Here are some fun ways to celebrate the Spring Equinox with your children.