DS loves swimming and since he isn't a pro yet he has a "puddle jumper" life vest and it is the best invention ever!... Outside of swimming he loves his water guns, if he could he would have me chasing him and vice-versa all day everyday! Another big hit with his is the grow-with-me roller skates! He's def not a child that will sit in a car or sandbox for any period of time!
We have an outdoor playhouse. I give my 4 year old a bucket of water and a paint brush and she goes to town! I got the idea from a Mommy & Me class I took with my oldest daughter years ago.
The 7 year old and 4 year old like to play together to make "mud soup". I give them a pan, a few pitchers of water and put them by the patchy dirt area in our backyard. They add leaves, lemons, rocks - anything they find in the back yard, It's a mess but so cute to hear them not fighting!
Haylen DD1 - 7.5 years old, on her way to 2nd grade! DD2 - Turned 4 in June, loves to keep up with the big kid
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