Each issue of Playful Picks includes links to projects and articles, and sometimes a peek at what we’re currently reading or creative products we love. I’ll also be linking to one or two past posts at Let’s Explore – after 4+ years of blogging, the archives are getting deep around here!
From the Let’s Explore Archives
Pumpkin Party – pumpkin crafts and activities from Natalie’s 5th birthday
The Wizard Costume – a simple homemade costume made from cozy fleece
Activities & Projects
Make Your Own Positivity Jar :: Steady Mom
31 Ways to Start a Halloween Tradition This Year :: Modern Parents Messy Kids
Fostering Self-Directed Play: ten tips to help preschoolers entertain themselves :: Loving Earth, Mama!
DIY Pumpkin Pie Playdough :: Tinkerlab
October’s 10 Easy and Inexpensive Ways to Show Your Kids You Love Them :: Little Wonders’ Days
31 Days of Unplugged Play :: Simple Kids
“Always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder.”