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31 Days of Play in May

by Rebecca Eanes on May 1st, 2016

May Play Ideas Continued...

16. Make homemade salt clay and sculpt something. Here are the instructions from Instructables.

17. Make one of these Mother’s Day crafts.

18. Spread out a blanket on the living room floor and have an indoor picnic.

19. Create “snacklaces” by threading Cheerios, Froot Loops, or pretzels on a string.

20. Help your child write his or first book.

  • Fold several pieces of construction paper in the middle to form a booklet.
  • Then ask your child to create a story.
  • You can help her write the sentences and she can draw the illustrations.

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21. Make and decorate a cake.

22. Make homemade ice cream. Popsugar shows us how here.

23. Play Red Light, Green Light.

24. Make one of these Memorial Day crafts from Enchanted Learning.

25. Pretend play Pet Shop.

26. Have an epic pillow fight.

27. Build Lego creations together.

Need to get away from the house for awhile?

28. Visit an indoor playland.

29. Go to the local water park or pool.

30. Visit your science or history museum.

31. Go bowling.

Related Article: Movie Night with the Family

Rebecca Eanes, is the founder of positive-parents.org and creator of Positive Parenting: Toddlers and Beyond. She is the bestselling author of 3 books. Her newest book,Positive Parenting: An Essential Guide, is more than a parenting book, it's a guide to human connection. She has also written The Newbie's Guide to Positive Parentingand co-authored the book, Positive Parenting in Action: The How-To Guide to Putting Positive Parenting Principles in Action in Early ChildhoodShe is the grateful mother to 2 boys.

 

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