10 Ways to Give Your Kid a 1970â€™s Kind of SummerÂ byÂ
Summerâ€™s basically here.Â The Pinterest pages, Facebook feeds, and family magazine features are loaded up with all the fun-filled activities you should do with your kids summer.
AS.IF. As if we needÂ moreÂ activities. MORE I say!
As if I am sitting here, ok, really laying here in my end of school year coma, thinking, â€œOMG! I CANNOT wait to tackle that homemade moon sand recipe Â we will dye ourselves with the skin of organic vegetables, then shape our homemade sand into a perfect replica of the Millenium Falcon! â€ Or, â€œWhy yes, I am going to schlep 4 kids to that new science museum two hours away, where we will eagerly wander through the exhibits, Â each completing the 10 page scavenger hunt I created last night.Â ThenÂ we will come home and â€˜discussâ€™ at great length the scientific theories we learned, because â€” brace yourself â€” what if we donâ€™t keep our minds active ALL summer?
One of her suggested activities? I love them all, but especially:
9. Build a fort in the backyard. No, I am not gonna help. Yes, you can use the $125 Pottery Barn Kids duvet cover from your bed. I donâ€™t care anymore. Making a memory trumps 400 thread count cotton.
Read them all and rejoice!! – L.Â