In our fast-paced, over-scheduled weeks, it can sometimes be a great benefit to slow down and dig into some good hands-on fun. Instead of packing up and heading for fun away from home, try looking at home for the fun. Here are some simple, inexpensive, eco-minded ways to have open-ended fun with your young children.
Open-ended play experiences emphasize the process of the experience rather than an outcome or product. There is a freedom that allows children to show us where they are interested in taking things.
Bring out some big boxes and blankets and let their imaginations take off.