Treasure Hunt, Creative Family Idea Box Day #13

Kids are natural treasure hunters!  Get outside, take a walk, find some woods or look in your own backyard for natural treasures.  Anything can be a treasure!  Be inspired by your children’s natural curiosity and wonder.  Find something to photograph or bring home.  Draw your treasures or write about them in a journal, or tell…

Found Object Nativity Scene: Creative Family Advent Day 1

This was a really sweet project.  I told the kids we were going to make a Nativity Scene from found objects.  We bundled up, went out, and started gathering materials.  The picture I had in my head originally is drastically different than our finished product, but I am sooooo happy with the way it came…

The Daily Turn #8: things noted on a morning walk

A black swallowtail on a lemon-yellow vine wings open, close, open shimmering blue velvet jewels The memory of a nameless flower that bloomed by the edge of the road last summer. looking for it, but finding no trace. An explanation of what stagnant means. A gutted house in the middle of a field abandoned for…