Friday, July 30, 2010

Families that Stick: DO: Engage, don't entertain

Hey, you know I always say "Joy shared is twice as nice." Well, some wonder FULL folks I know are doing a blog right over at Families that Stick! Check it out at the link below & tell Kristen I sent you!

Families that Stick: DO: Engage, don't entertain

THIS I just had to share, borrowing it right from fresh pages over at Families that Stick:

For a few ideas on simple play, the ABC's by Jill Rigby:
(hint: these are ideas for YOU to do with your kids)
A - Always smile
B - Blow bubbles
C - Color in a coloring book
D - Draw a self-portrait
E - Eat a PB & J
F - Finger paint
G - Goofy faces
H - Hide and seek (surprise your kids by asking them first!)
I - Ice cream cones
J - Jump rope
K- Kick the can (down the street)
L - Look up and watch the stars or the clouds
M - Musical chairs after supper
N - NO TV - please.
O - Old-fashioned hopscotch
P - Paper airplanes
Q - Questions - ask silly, silly ones
R - Race around the block
S - Scissors, paper, rock
T - Take your family for a walk (no phones allowed!)
U - Uncontrollable laughter
V - Ventriloquism
W - Walk barefoot in the grass
X - Xylophone
Y - Yodel
Z - Zoo animal sounds

Enjoy some play time...it'll do YOU good too!
Kristen
Super Sleuths, Grace & Haddon, at the STL Science Center
Gracie putting out fires for CPD at Chicago Children's Museum
Mac & Cheese climbing at Navy Pier
Loving her Mac & Cheese
BBQ sweet treat we took to the big BBQ at Annie's house
BBQ friends: Annie, Grace & more Grace
Summer Shine
Ice cream anyone??
Gracie making her own whale song at the Children's Museum

3 comments:

KimD said...

I'd add to the list, just for you Carm, SLEEP!

Randy Beal said...

That's great to see the summer fun u 2 have been having.

Tom Clay said...

Guess what:) I will have that list on my blog and hopfully stick to it;) Just love it:)