How do I Plan my Days and Weeks? – Outdoor Play Edition

Outdoor Play:

This is one of the easiest times to plan for!  After R wakes up from a nap and has a snack, we head outside.  Here is a list of a few things you can do outside together (some are weather dependent):

1. Play in the backyardIMG_8187
2. Go to the park
3. Explore the forest
4. Splash in puddles
5. Go sledding on a hill
6. Visit a pool
7. Collect shells at the beach
8. Kick around a ball
9. Throw a ball
10. Play in a sand and water table
11. Climb stairs
12. Dig in the garden
13. Find insects
14. Chase birds
15. Roll or run down a hill
16. Walk a dog
17. Walk to the mailbox to mail a letter
18. Smell flowers

Tips for have a successful Outdoor Play Time:

If we are going out further than the yard, I pop R in our umbrella stroller and head out. I always bring a sippy cup with water and R’s dry snacks container. Before leaving any place, I let R know that we will be leaving soon. We both wave and say goodbye. When I strap her back into the stroller to head home, I hand her the water and snacks. In this way, we making leaving a positive experience.

2 thoughts on “How do I Plan my Days and Weeks? – Outdoor Play Edition

  1. Thanks so much for following my blog, I’ve just followed you too and I love yours, it’s really great! Love you activities and ideas and reasoning behind them. Very similar to my own outlook on child development and play. Looking forward to reading much more from you. Ciara 🙂


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