Playful Picks (February 28, 2011)

by Amy on February 28, 2011

Quote of the Week

Me thinks that the moment my legs begin to move, my thoughts begin to flow. {Henry David Thoreau}

Fun Activities & Projects

Sculptural & Artistic Elements in Children’s Playscapes :: let the children play

Pipe Cleaner Calder Craft :: Almost Unschoolers

Melted Crayon Clay Ornaments :: Blick Art Materials

Label Collage :: MaryAnn Kohl

Toy Parachute Craft :: No Time for Flashcards

One Fish Two Fish Painting :: Deep Space Sparkle

What We’re Reading

A couple of our favorite series have new books that we are eager to add to our collection: I Broke My Trunk! (Elephant and Piggie) and Scaredy Squirrel Has a Birthday Party.

I’ve also added a March book list to the sidebar with some of our seasonal reads – both old favorites and new picks. Enjoy!

Creative Products

We have been having so much fun playing Doodle Dice. It’s a game that my husband and I don’t mind playing over and over again, which is always a good thing! You build pictures using shapes on the dice, trying to collect one of each color card. The color cards range in difficulty from designs that use one shape to designs that use six shapes. Those purple cards can be hard to earn.  Great family game!

See you tomorrow for the Ways to Play in March free download!

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