We started out by sifting sand from our yard, but pre-colored play sand from the craft store would work well, too.
Her next design turned into a pocket adornment on Papa's shirt for his birthday.
Around the Yard
Ayla enjoys feeding the chickens and filling their water, so the chickens enjoy following Ayla around the yard until they are absolutely sure she doesn't have anything for them.
I feel like I could put most of our lives under the category of play. It's really not separate from (enjoyable) work, learning, crafting, discovering, out-and-abouting....
Rory's Story Cubes
Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? Junior Detective Edition
lego table at the bookstore (while Camille and her friend cruised the mall :)
lunch out with one of my longest-running bestest friends (and my girls adore her :)
GleaningKickapoo Harvest is a "grass-roots initiative aimed at getting healthy, locally produced food into the hands and mouths of those who need it most." We joined a couple of other families for 'gleaning'. Basically, we went to an organic farm to harvest, weigh, and box extra produce for families in need.
It's a good, sometimes even very grand, life. In it's own simple way.
*I'm linking up again over at Owlet's lovely blog for Unschool Monday.