As a Mom raising kids in Canada I’ve experienced my fair share of snow days and I can now claim to have survived a hot Arizona Summer! Both extremes in climate can mean being home bound with the kiddos for days at a time. I’ve found some simple and fun activities that help keep the kids busy on these long days and one of their favourites is colour mixing! Creating the colours of the rainbow is enough to brighten up any snow day and would be perfect for St. Patrick’s Day coming up in a few short weeks!
Have fun indoors with colour mixing
Before starting your color mixing activity, lay down newspaper in your work area just in case of any spills. Next, gather this short list of supplies together:
water in cups
This is one of my four year olds favourite things to do in the afternoons…snow day or not and even my older kids enjoy colour mixing! This activity is so inexpensive, isn’t too messy and provides some much needed entertainment one days when you’re stuck inside with nowhere to go.
Oh my gosh. This age is my favourite! Clearly the video was cramping her style, but this captures her personality to a T! Oh little miss, what would we do without you! #beingthree #livielou #youmakemesmile