Outside Adventures https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/ Outside Adventures Combing sensory and nature in the yard ... lacing noodles on a leave during play! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886866 135886866 Watching the birds through binoculars! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886865 135886865 Backyard friends .... we tend to attract some awesome wildlife to the yard from birds to squirrels to raccoons! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886864 135886864 Fall is a wonderful season for exploring outdoors - the wonderful crunch of laying in leaves! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886867 135886867 Regardless of your age - always something fun to do in the leaves outside! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886868 135886868 Exploring at the park is lots of fun in the Fall and allows us to get use to our snowsuits before the snow falls! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886869 135886869 Peek-b-boo and hide and seek are awesome games outside in the park! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886870 135886870 Watching the clouds go by after a rousing game of tag! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886871 135886871 Everyone decides to join in! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886872 135886872 More exploration with noodles and leaves - children love exploring the natural mediums outside! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886873 135886873 Backyard Sensory bins Here is an example of one of the many sensory bins we use while outdoors. Materials may include rice, noodles, sand, water, dry beans, cornmeal, flour, goop and many other wonderfully slimy items! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=27500884 27500884 Fall Fishing .... almost cool enough for 'ice fishing' https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886874 135886874 Exploriong coloured rice The Sensory bins are a great place to explore and learn many different concepts. https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=27500862 27500862 The great outdoors is an awesome 'classroom' ... here we are writing in the sand! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886875 135886875 The Easel at work The children love to explore their creativity outside - much time is spent exploring with paints, markers, chalk and other creative expressions https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=27500886 27500886 Peekaboo tunnel play keeps us busy too! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886876 135886876 Exploring bugs The backyard is a great place to explore nature and learn about the world around us! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=27500863 27500863 Sensory explorations on the deck - rice is lots of fun! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886877 135886877 A Backyard Snowman Winter brings many exciting opportunties to build and create https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=27500889 27500889 Going for a drive .... lots of open ended materials in the yard to be used in various ways depending on the age of the crew! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886878 135886878 We love to bring creative mediums outside as well - lots of painting inspirations in nature! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886879 135886879 Backyard Dramatic Play area for the kiddies outside ... complete with babies, play food, utensils and other open ended materials to stimulate imaginative play! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135871760 135871760 The girls line up their 'airplanes' for take off! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886880 135886880 Backyard Cozy up under the tree in the rocking chair with a good book or rock and roll on the other rockers - the yard has lots of things to do! (the yard is well fenced, however we are planning to replace some older sections next spring) https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135871761 135871761 We found some 'aphids' on the leaves one morning! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886881 135886881 Backyard path The kids love the new path we had installed makes for easier pushing of strollers and carts and so forth! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135871762 135871762 Exploring the 'ogre mud puddle' at the park! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886882 135886882 Backyard The path winds around the deck and heads to the gate - great for in the winter and clearing a path so parents can come find us back here! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135871763 135871763 Picking dandelions with friends! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886883 135886883 Backyard Deck The nice huge deck offers lots of places to explore sensory and gross motor and well as playing hide and seek! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135871764 135871764 Lots of fun exploring art outside! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886885 135886885 All aboard the train! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886886 135886886 Exploring with blocks outside as well! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886887 135886887 Gardening and growing plants is lots of fun in the spring! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886888 135886888 Waterplay - 'tea anyone' https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886889 135886889 Waterplay on the deck is fun for all ages and a great way to stay cool! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886890 135886890 Creating with finds from our nature walks! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886891 135886891 Oodles of Noodles to explore - regardless of the season there is lots of sensory options outdoors! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886892 135886892 Peekaboo through the tunnels! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886893 135886893 Making 'fresh' colored rice to explore is always fun! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886894 135886894 Does not take long before it gets all mixed up again! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886895 135886895 Noodles are fun to sort and count and just explore! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886896 135886896 Painting the fence keeps them busy too! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886897 135886897 The rice play is a wonderful alternative to 'sand' depending on the season! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886898 135886898 Keeping cool with the sensory tables full of water! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886899 135886899 Working together at opposite ends to toss the toys back and forth in the splash https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886900 135886900 Creating 'outdoor decorations' to beautify the backyard! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886901 135886901 String painting on the deck! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886902 135886902 Exploring the palette of colour mixing! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886903 135886903 Riding the trikes! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886904 135886904 Exploring hopscotch on the driveway on a quiet spring day! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886905 135886905 Dressing up as a 'reindeer' outside as we head into Winter! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886906 135886906 Spraying the ice with food coloring to 'ice sculptures'! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886907 135886907 Making 'icicle castles' in the yard - this one needs a little colour! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886908 135886908 Digging our way into the house after a big snowfall is always a blast! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886910 135886910 Snow painting helps to pass the time outside! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135886912 135886912 Zoom zoom zoom, we're going to the moon, zoom zoom zoom hope we get there soon! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=198286825 198286825