5 Perfect Spring Day Ideas to Get Kids Outside [+ Giveaway]

The biting cold starts to leave the air, and the feeling of warm sun on your face almost leaves you giddy.  If you live anywhere with distinct seasons, the arrival of Spring weather is an exciting change.  My family and I always feel inspired to open those windows… and even better, get outside and play! Winter sports may be winding to a close, but there is so much fun to be had in Spring.  You don't need expensive or technical gear in order to do so.  If you need some motivation or inspiration, here are 5 free ideas to get kids outside this Spring.  Plus, some information on the upcoming fun and exciting Kids to Parks™ Day! #5 - Color Scavenger Hunt There are so many fabulous ideas on Pinterest for kids nature hunts!  Here are two of my absolute favorites. Color Scavenger Hunt – I really love this one for its beauty and simplicity.  No time for printables?  Grab a piece of paper and markers to make a quick chart for your kids.  Then send them out to look for what nature has … [Read more...]

Disney Wordless Wednesday ~ Spring at Magic Kingdom

This week's Disney Wordless Wednesday theme:  Your March Calendar Shot! *o*     *o*     *o* Since I have never been to EPCOT's International Flower & Garden Festival (and officially found out today that I won't be seeing it this May 9-12th, either ... ahem!  But enough about that), I don't have many lovely topiary character pictures to dazzle you with, for a Disney Spring Calendar shot today. Although I was excited to see my first topiary, at the Magic Kingdom last month: And although it wasn't Spring yet when I took this next shot, the fact that you can see beautiful foliage like this in early February (a novel concept to a Midwesterner like myself) is one of the many reasons we love to go to Disney World in winter! Check out more great Springtime Disney shots this week by clicking the button below.  Thanks Deb, at Focused on the Magic, for hosting this fun weekly photo hop! … [Read more...]