It has been hot. I know, half the U.S. has been in this heat wave too– but it has been putting a damper on my energy and activity levels. The heat has not curbed the energy level of my kids though. My 5yr. old and 3yr. old have especially been very creative with keeping cool outside while still having fun. This is what I found them doing yesterday:
Love my 3yr. old’s outfit—lol. The girls decided to make their own beach in the sandbox.
They were a wet, sandy mess by the time they were done.
I can’t say I was surprised that my girls did this– in fact, you can say that I even encouraged it. It wasn’t too long ago that I had my girls play in the mud for a nature study activity. You can read it by subscribing to The Handbook of Nature Study site. There are so many wonderful tips and and nature challenges included in each issue. I was happy to be able to contribute this month.
For more cool and muddy activities check out my Mud and Water Play Pinterest Board.
How are you keeping cool this summer?