Tag: kid friendly activies

Fall Outdoor Activities Challenge – Week 1

This week marked the start of Autumn and the FamilyNavigation.com team have started a new challenge.  We don’t have enough going on in our lives I guess.  The Fall Outdoor Activities Challenge is designed as incentive to get outside as a family even as the weather gets cooler and discover your community in the Fall.  There really is a lot to see and do this time of year. … Read more →

Fall Outdoor Activities Challenge

Autumn gets a bad wrap since it has to follow summer, but when you think about it there is lots to like.  Kids seem to really like Fall with the trees changing colours, Halloween, and lots of yummy things to eat.  Come on, you must like it a little bit?  There is lots to do but sometimes it is not easy to get… Read more →

Save Money Saving Seeds

This year we spent over $50 on seeds for the garden with most of them being vegetables but some flowers as well.  My frugal nature always questions purchases like this and I wondered why we need to be spending so much when seeds naturally occur in the vegetables and flowers we grow.  Some of the things in the garden are already… Read more →

Is it OK to Play Fetch With Kids?

I looked around the park nervously to see if anyone was watching us.  I was happily playing with the kids in the neighbouring park before I realized what game we were actually doing. All three kids had brought their favourite ball and we had started playing catch.  Before long I began throwing the balls down the field so they could run and… Read more →

Re-Use For Old Boots and Toys

I have a problem, I hate to throw things away.  Either stuff just sits around the house cluttering it up, or I do something with them.  What do you do with old rubber boots(wellies) and toy trucks that are holey or broken and can’t be given to charity?  My solution was to reuse them in the garden. Annika has a… Read more →

Earth Day Everyday

Earth Day came and went this year and we heard of many great environmental conscious acts that people did special for that day.  Us at familynavigation.com did not do anything different on Earth Day, we just did a bunch of stuff that we have incorporated into our everyday lives.  Since our move we are trying to make decisions appropriate for Earth Day every day… Read more →

Birthday Month

It is April and in our household that means it is birthday month.  Only one out of the five of us is having a birthday this month but when Annika has a birthday the build-up is immense.  The calendar is getting a lot of attention lately as the countdown is in full swing.  Now the question is can we plan a… Read more →

Indoor Multi-Cache for Kids

Easter weekend and the weather is horrible.  We were hoping to at least do some family activities; like go for a family picnic, find some geocaches, have an Easter egg hunt in the back yard, or visit a farm.  The stormy weather outside changed these plans in a hurry.  A little rain would not stop us but a full out storm has kept us… Read more →