How to build a living playhouse that helps kids to understand nature
The digital age is a blessing and a curse. It allows us all, kids included, to expand our universe beyond anything our parents could have imagined. On the other hand, all too often, kids spend countless hours glued to a screen instead of 'doing'. Here is a fun and educational way to divert them from the small, confined universe of their smartphones to the wide-open, great outdoors... help them to build a living playhouse! Also known as a bean teepee and similar to a willow playhouse, this is…
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