Hang an outside fort Forts can be fun outside, too. Just grab a shower curtain and hook the rings onto a hula-hoop. Suspend it from a tree and there you have it: a clean, cool place to read, play with action figures or use as home base.
Love this simple cow. Make a cow head and wrap a white blanket around a shelf or furniture. Attach a glove with tiny holes at each finger below the blanket and fill with water. Add a plastic container and let children milk the cow.
Melody Pole - every playground should have one of these, and I'm sure a musical parent would help with it. handmade musical instruments from nature , wood and recycled stuff for the garden hidden around for big kids as well as little ones great fun
Science -- Weather: Fill the cup with water. Put shaving cream on top for a cloud. Explain that when clouds get really heavy with water, it rains! Then put blue food coloring on top of the cloud, and watch it rain. Air and Weather unit