Making this work in the suburbs Archives

  1. Baby birds

    We went to an open, grassy space a while back and just spent the day.  I sat on the grass with the baby and let them explore. My little 4-year-old is fascinated with birds.  She found a tree with a nest and some baby birds that were getting able to hop in and out of…

  2. Backyard Volcano

    Several years ago, my daughter was fascinated with volcanoes.  This is a simple backyard “volcano” you can make with everyday household ingredients.  Does it mimic a real volcano with molten reactions?  No.  But it’s a lot of fun to make something safely erupt. :)  Here’s what we did, in case you’d like to do the…