Spring Break! Woo! I'm not excited about beaches and parties. I'm thrilled this week we will have no early morning panic over homework or lost socks. We could spend the entire week glued to screens - but I'd rather not. So I made a list of things for my family to try this week. Let me know if you have good ideas to add.
Anything. Draw, paint, color. Take a pile of magazines, cut up the pages into random colors and have a contest with your kids to see who can make the craziest picture. Anything unplugged and creative.
Walk, run, bike, dance. Ohhh. Let's dance. I'm gonna put together a playlist of goofy songs and turn it up loud and make my daughters dance with me.
I bought my husband a new dehydrator for our anniversary. He's in full cooking mode. We now have dried bananas, mangos, apples, turkey jerky and a variety of veggie chips. The veggie chips are guilt free crunchy yumminess made from onion, cabbage, tomato, flax and some other good for you ingredients. He's the cook, not me. BUT on our list this week is to cook something fun. My daughter won a free can of corn from the Safeway Monopoly game (and five!?! free donuts) so we might try to make corn tortillas.
Always. Always. Always. If I have free time a book is my go to plan. After my kid's big monopoly win I talked her into reading 'The Luck of Pokey Bloom" which is a cheesy read I loved at her age. I still had a copy and am making her read it to see what entertainment looked like before the internet. She thinks I'm corny. I'll take it.
Here are a couple more great books if you are looking for a spring break read.
Essentialism: Fantastic, challenging and motivating. If you feel like you are going too many directions all at once read this book. It's a life changer.
A Man Called Ove : Funny, heartwarming and thoughtful. Great spring break read.
Please, Mr. Panda: I'll take a good picture book any day. This one makes me grin.
How about you? Spring break fun. What are your ideas? List a good one and then TURN OFF YOUR PHONE AND GO DO IT.
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