Spring Break Bucket List

 

Spring Break Bucket List

Spring Break Bucket List

Spring Break for our school district will be here soon. This means kids are off school for 5 days for their mid-winter break.

This can mean two different things:

1. Bored kids underfoot.

2. Extra planning is needing to ward off the “I’m bored!” monster.

Here’s some of the things on our Spring Break Bucket List:

Have a Board Game night

This is a great chance to “unplug” from the world and have some family fun. Some of our favorite board games include Monopoly and Candyland. Two other games that are favs (but necessarily “board” games) is Sorry Revenge and Farkle. I like these games because they encourage kids to work on math skills while having fun.

sorry reenge

 

Do Nature-Friendly Crafts: Make fun food for the birdies!

birdseed ornaments

Winter SunCatchers from Spoonful

suncatchers

Make Snow Dough Men at AlphaMom

snow dough men

Fly to the Moon! Check out this awesome Curious George Rocket Craft Tutorial inspired by the book Curious George Gets a Medal.

Rocket craft tutorial

Buy Some Clay! I was recently introduced to Crayola Fast-Drying Modeling clay while making this cool Hobbit-inspired Dragon diorama from Sara Merkel Wilson and Jump Into a Book.

dragon diorama

This clay is hella-cool. I bought the big bucket of the stuff and our two kids and a sleep-over guest had a blast creating fun  sculptures which we later painted.

crayola fast drying clay

It was a fun 2-day process that we can wait to do again over Spring Break.

dragon1


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