Open-ended activities often yield the most amazing experimentations and engagement from children. Here is one summer-y suggestion! Materials Driftwood Thin craft wire Yarn Scissors Wood glue (optional, but in our case, requested!) We always find these items helpful too: Smock Craft tray Directions Put out the materials and see what your child(ren) come up with. We would love for you to send us their creations! Our son was previously exploring wrapping these BBQ skewers with yarn as seen below and this sparked the idea for a boat sail. The wire was helpful in making a frame: Our daughter made a starfish. Purpose Developing one’s construction skills Safety Notes We suggest that you wear a smock and use a craft tray to protect your clothing and surfaces (if you partake in the glue!) Use scissors with care and adult supervision. Cord, yarn etc. can be a strangulation hazard, therefore be sure to use with direct supervision and for its intended purpose. Please like & share: Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.