Summer Water Fun

Keeping the kids entertained during the summer can be a job and a half don’t you think? And then there’s the worry that they are forgetting some of what they’ve learned during the school year. We’ve gathered some educational water ideas for some fun summer entertainment that will help solve both problems.

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Summer Fun Series

Happy Summer Everyone! I hope you all are staying cool. Sorry for not being around more on the blog. We are out having lots of fun, taking a vacation, and welcoming a new baby into our family. Brittany has given us the most beautiful baby girl and we are smitten. She will share more on this exciting news in a future post.

Today I wanted to tell you we are part of a fun Summer Fun Series over on Nap-Time Creations. This series has been happening for several years and includes all kinds of activities for the kiddos. Be sure to go over and check out all the amazing ideas to keep your kids from becoming bored this summer. The links for this week’s ideas are below including my guest post on how to create some foamy fun for kids of all ages.

I would love to hear what you are doing with your kids this summer. Be sure to tell us in the comments below.

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Pitter and Glink – Free Bible Verse Coloring Page

HattieLu Handmade – Bird Watching

Polka Dot Poplars {on Nap-Time Creations} – Foamy Fun

My Mom Made That – Handprint Ocean Animal T-Shirts

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Fourth of July Pennant Flag

I love summer and all the fun that goes with it, especially around the 4th of July. Being an Army wife this day means so much to me so I go all out with my decorating. Here’s a Fourth of July banner flag I made for this coming Independence Day.
www.polkadotpoplars.com

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Summer Reflections

I can’t believe it’s October already.  I know everyone says “Where does the time go?”, but really….WHERE DOES THE TIME GO?

Warning:  This is going to be a long, photo heavy post. 🙂

My summer was lovely for the most part.  Full of family and great times.  It started out with a huge stumbling stone, though, or should I say a boulder, or maybe mountain, to cross over.

Ashley, her kids, and I had been planning a two week trip to Oklahoma to see family and then to Branson, MO for some fun.  We had just bought a new to us car and drove it to Kansas to spend a few days with Ashley and her family then head to Oklahoma from there.  

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