Category Archives: Play

Barefoot Baseball ⚾️ 

Josh suggested that, after church, we go play baseball at the park… and before I could say no, he enticed me with these sweet words, “You can play barefoot!” How could I say no LOL πŸ˜†!! Yesterday we bought the kids wooden bats at a garage safe for $1 each!  We bought the bats with …

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Did you fall into a mud puddle??

My husband came home from work today to muddy shoes lining the walkway… And he asked me, “What happened today? Did you fall into a mud puddle?” “Kind of?!” I replied… 🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳 It started as a hike into the woods with our neighbor… First they found a toad 🐸 (Who needs a bug catching box …

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A swinging FUN time πŸŒ³

The next best thing to climbing up a tree is swinging from a vine!    Edison swinging…    Simone swinging…    Andre swinging…    Elijah swinging…    Me 😳    The kids continued playing “rescue” on the vine by swinging onto the fallen log and rescuing each other! This lasted over an hour!    We only …

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A wild walk in the city

Eli and his cousin needed some outside time while we were visiting at an aunt’s house… In the city… Next to highways and gas stations and firework stands. We had to walk across a vast barren parking lot – but… … Behind the parking lot was a bit of untamed wilderness…Just enough for two little …

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Upcycled jeans sewn into fishing pole cases

The kids and I are going to learn how to fish this summer. 🎣 We will be taking 5 different classes as well as practice at our local park! We have attempted to fish before… Β BUT …we hardly ever caught anything and our poles kept breaking apart and getting tangled together 😡 So- yesterday we …

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Braided Fairy CrownsΒ 

Find a plant with long leaves. We used leaves from Day Lillies. Take your three leaves and braid them together This is a great way to learn how to braid! Create a circle and connect the ends You could use string or small hair rubber bands Put it in your hair with flowers… We had …

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Having a proper picnic at Wilderness Park

We decided to have a real picnic at the park.   Despite the park being surrounded by major roads, it really is a haven for wild animals. We have even seen a coyote here in years past – from the car thankfully! We usually bring food with us whenever we go to parks- but it’s in …

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Beginnings of a tree house

Today is cold and damp! Which means it’s a perfect day for me to stay indoors and sew 😊 while the kids play in the backyard! I just went outside to check on them, and saw the beginnings of a tree house! Safety Rope  An older cousin lined the tree trunk and branches with a safety …

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Bunny carrier 🐰

Clover- the newest member of our WILD Family has been just about everywhere with us 🐰 – from baseball games to park tours! I wanted to show how Clover is so easily transported and kept safe while we are out and about! A vintage Picinic Basket bought for just a few dollars at a thrift …

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Shaw Garden TourΒ 

We went on our weekly park tour today! Kentucky has their horse derby πŸ‡and we have the leaf race πŸƒ… … Read on to find out who won…. πŸ˜‰ We began the tour of Shaw Park at the playground. It’s quite a fun park that tries to draw upon the aesthetics of nature! Angela always …

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