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"Sea, Shell, Salt"


Seashell craft

By Kari Svenneby
One simple joy the seaside offers is collecting seashells. I used to have quite a collection of them as child. I guess I never grew up because I still enjoying collecting shells as an adult and have quite a collection in my home. There is something meditative in collecting shells by the shore. It amuses me to see that my daughter also likes it as much as I do.

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Let’s go strawberry picking


By Kari Svenneby

Sure you can get fresh strawberries all year around, but nothing beats the taste of local strawberries in season. It is a sure sign that summer and sunshine is here to stay.

I hope you go to your local Farmer’s Market and find strawberries grown in your area, but why not go to one of the local farms and check out what fresh really means.

 


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How to make your own soap bubbles solution


By Kari Svenneby
What a simple joy soap bubbles can be for children. It is so beautiful and joyful to see children’s fascination with chasing them and seeing them get excited over making something so perfect. (Such a beautiful color and shape.) Soap bubbles and soap films demonstrate mathematic symmetry and natural science and may be one of the world’s best and cheapest toys for children.

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Sand Play

Nice weather and sun finally! Beach and lazy days…

Did you know that through sand play children develop physical development, social skills, cognitive development, mathematical skills, science concepts and language skills?
All we adults need to do is to encourage and supervise their play. There is a lot of stuff you can do with the sand. Well, some times it is nice to be like a child and again and dig in the sand, and see what you come up with.

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