We have been trying to stay cool by playing more in the evening hours before bedtime. We even decided we love evening beach visits much better. Around three in the afternoon we go to the beach until about seven and we eat dinner on a picnic blanket and play until the sun goes down. When we are home we usually go outside after dinner and bring out the kiddie pool and sprinkler along with the good old fashioned hose. Xavier loves playing in the water and the mud especially.
Xavier loves the water so much we hose him down from all the mud before he goes back inside for his bath time. Now he loves the hose and always wants to be hosed down. So the other day we kept sprinkling him with it as he was running around. Then, we decided to just let him have the hose to see what he does with it. He had a blast and it entertained all three of us for a while.
The next time you are buying that expensive outdoor toy for your tot remember sometimes it's the good old fashioned basics that are the real fun!
I hope you all had a great weekend and have an even better week!
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