Author Topic: Entertainment for Kids  (Read 10647 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Bullsback

  • Certified Irvine Addict
  • ****
  • Thanks
  • -Given: 19
  • -Received: 134
  • Posts: 1087
Re: Entertainment for Kids
« Reply #15 on: June 04, 2020, 02:51:22 PM »
Instead of "entertainment", consider teaching your child gardening, foraging, cooking, canning, fermentation (food preservation), fishing, fire making, water finding, building and cooking with solar oven, etc.

There are some good outdoor classes avail in LA.  Due to current situation many outdoor classes have been cancelled or is held on Zoom only.  I'd suggest waiting until the in-person classes resume:

http://www.schoolofself-reliance.com/
http://www.urbanoutdoorskills.com/


There are many projects you can make at home with your kids, such as DIY solar cooker with Amazon delivery box, foil, and duct tape.  Many DIY instructions and recipes online.  You can make more sturdy solar cooker with wood and glass/mirror -- the parts can be purchased from home depot or Lowes, they will custom cut for you.

You can also order custom cut lumber from Home Depot/Lowes to build your own raised planter with your kids, and teach them how to grow vegetables.  With space being a premium in Irvine, you could build a 2 level elevated planter and plant shade tolerant vegetables on bottom.  Use chicken wire and landscape fabric to line the bottom (instead of solid wood bottom) of the upper box so can water both levels at same time.
Yeah - I'll double down on the cooking / gardening.  I've done more yardwork past 2 months than ever before. Unfortunately - I also have the bug bite marks to show for it (I never remember this many mosquitos in Irvine as a kid - or whatever it is that is attacking me).  With all these bug bites, my calves my finally be QWERTY worthy ;)

The following member(s) thanked this post:


Offline qwerty

  • Certified Irvine Addict
  • ****
  • Thanks
  • -Given: 2785
  • -Received: 1861
  • Posts: 8089
Re: Entertainment for Kids
« Reply #16 on: June 04, 2020, 04:58:21 PM »
Baby steps bullsback, baby steps, shoot for IHO calves first :-)

The following member(s) thanked this post:


Offline irvinehomeowner

  • The Unicorn Hunter
  • Certified Irvine Addict
  • ****
  • Thanks
  • -Given: 2785
  • -Received: 4108
  • Posts: 23952
  • 3CWG
Re: Entertainment for Kids
« Reply #17 on: June 04, 2020, 05:49:03 PM »
Mine might be bigger because of fat... not muscle. 🦵
Once you go 3-car garage... your junk can never go back.
3CWG: 3-Car Wide Garage
FCB: Foreign Cash Buyer
I recommend:
www.irvinerealtorsite.com
member: Soylent Green Is People (loans/refis)

Offline StarmanMBA

  • Yearning for 949 / 714
  • **
  • Thanks
  • -Given: 101
  • -Received: 45
  • Posts: 443
Re: Entertainment for Kids
« Reply #18 on: June 09, 2020, 01:17:35 PM »
qwerty

Re: Entertainment for Kids
« Reply #17 on: June 04, 2020, 04:58:21 pm »

You are ignoring this user. Show me the post.

The following member(s) thanked this post:
irvinehomeowner

Online irvinehomeowner

Re: Entertainment for Kids
« Reply #18 on: June 04, 2020, 05:49:03 pm
You are ignoring this user. Show me the post.

Offline irvinehomeowner

  • The Unicorn Hunter
  • Certified Irvine Addict
  • ****
  • Thanks
  • -Given: 2785
  • -Received: 4108
  • Posts: 23952
  • 3CWG
Re: Entertainment for Kids
« Reply #19 on: June 09, 2020, 01:42:51 PM »
qwerty

Re: Entertainment for Kids
« Reply #17 on: June 04, 2020, 04:58:21 pm »

You are ignoring this user. Show me the post.

The following member(s) thanked this post:
irvinehomeowner

Online irvinehomeowner

Re: Entertainment for Kids
« Reply #18 on: June 04, 2020, 05:49:03 pm
You are ignoring this user. Show me the post.

Awesome.

Ab bros united!
Once you go 3-car garage... your junk can never go back.
3CWG: 3-Car Wide Garage
FCB: Foreign Cash Buyer
I recommend:
www.irvinerealtorsite.com
member: Soylent Green Is People (loans/refis)

The following member(s) thanked this post:


Offline StarmanMBA

  • Yearning for 949 / 714
  • **
  • Thanks
  • -Given: 101
  • -Received: 45
  • Posts: 443
Re: Entertainment for Kids
« Reply #20 on: June 11, 2020, 01:10:15 PM »
Fear is not entertaining in the slightest.   Why do so many parents inculcate their children with fear?

FEAR climate change!
STRANGER DANGER!

FEAR racism.  Tear down statues of Robert E. Lee and Christopher Columbus.  Lenin statues, like that in Seattle, can remain.  After all, Lenin only participated in mass murder of his own citizens.

I have no idea what the two previous posts were. Both of those individuals are on my Ignore List.

"Go from the presence of a foolish man." - The Holy Bible

Now if what I say is so worthless, why do they stalk me and read my threads, hmmm?  I have no interest in going to any of theirs.

Offline irvinehomeowner

  • The Unicorn Hunter
  • Certified Irvine Addict
  • ****
  • Thanks
  • -Given: 2785
  • -Received: 4108
  • Posts: 23952
  • 3CWG
Re: Entertainment for Kids
« Reply #21 on: June 11, 2020, 01:33:10 PM »
Ignore List Signaling!
Once you go 3-car garage... your junk can never go back.
3CWG: 3-Car Wide Garage
FCB: Foreign Cash Buyer
I recommend:
www.irvinerealtorsite.com
member: Soylent Green Is People (loans/refis)

Offline StarmanMBA

  • Yearning for 949 / 714
  • **
  • Thanks
  • -Given: 101
  • -Received: 45
  • Posts: 443
Re: Entertainment for Kids
« Reply #22 on: June 14, 2020, 06:00:17 PM »
 irvinehomeowner

Re: Entertainment for Kids
« Reply #22 on: June 11, 2020, 01:33:10 pm »

You are ignoring this user. Show me the post.

What this stalker has to say as he posts in one of my threads after another, I have no intention of finding out.

Go from the presence of a foolish man. - The Holy Bible
The lion does not turn around when a small dog barks. - Nigerian Proverb

Offline irvinehomeowner

  • The Unicorn Hunter
  • Certified Irvine Addict
  • ****
  • Thanks
  • -Given: 2785
  • -Received: 4108
  • Posts: 23952
  • 3CWG
Re: Entertainment for Kids
« Reply #23 on: June 14, 2020, 06:38:09 PM »
Sad face.
Once you go 3-car garage... your junk can never go back.
3CWG: 3-Car Wide Garage
FCB: Foreign Cash Buyer
I recommend:
www.irvinerealtorsite.com
member: Soylent Green Is People (loans/refis)

Offline StarmanMBA

  • Yearning for 949 / 714
  • **
  • Thanks
  • -Given: 101
  • -Received: 45
  • Posts: 443
Re: Entertainment for Kids
« Reply #24 on: June 15, 2020, 01:44:37 PM »
Create a new folder on your computer(s) for the kids or grandchildren.
Fill it with videos, beautiful and interesting images to enjoy with kids sitting on  your lap.

Offline paydawg

  • O.C. Resident
  • ***
  • Thanks
  • -Given: 52
  • -Received: 113
  • Posts: 873
Re: Entertainment for Kids
« Reply #25 on: June 15, 2020, 02:09:59 PM »
Create a new folder on your computer(s) for the kids or grandchildren.
Fill it with videos, beautiful and interesting images to enjoy with kids sitting on  your lap.

I have boundaries.  My kids are not allowed on my lap while I'm on the computer. I will not allow that habit-forming behavior b/c they'll demand that everytime.  I know from personal experience.
Thanks in advance for the 'thanks'!!

Offline eyephone

  • Certified Irvine Addict
  • ****
  • Thanks
  • -Given: 505
  • -Received: 789
  • Posts: 15234
Re: Entertainment for Kids
« Reply #26 on: June 15, 2020, 03:33:45 PM »
Create a new folder on your computer(s) for the kids or grandchildren.
Fill it with videos, beautiful and interesting images to enjoy with kids sitting on  your lap.

What’s up with the picture of the black guy in your profile?

Offline StarmanMBA

  • Yearning for 949 / 714
  • **
  • Thanks
  • -Given: 101
  • -Received: 45
  • Posts: 443
Re: Entertainment for Kids
« Reply #27 on: June 16, 2020, 02:06:54 PM »

I have boundaries.  My kids are not allowed on my lap while I'm on the computer. I will not allow that habit-forming behavior b/c they'll demand that everytime.  I know from personal experience.

How unfortunate for your children that you don't want them to sit lovingly in your lap.  I hope you are the only parent of such a disposition in California if not the United States.

Offline paydawg

  • O.C. Resident
  • ***
  • Thanks
  • -Given: 52
  • -Received: 113
  • Posts: 873
Re: Entertainment for Kids
« Reply #28 on: June 16, 2020, 02:19:07 PM »

I have boundaries.  My kids are not allowed on my lap while I'm on the computer. I will not allow that habit-forming behavior b/c they'll demand that everytime.  I know from personal experience.

How unfortunate for your children that you don't want them to sit lovingly in your lap.  I hope you are the only parent of such a disposition in California if not the United States.

Both my children DO sit lovingly on my lap...and I read them a book, chat with them, teach them addition/subtraction, or play a game with them. Just no screen time, which is bad for them at a young age. 
Thanks in advance for the 'thanks'!!

Offline eyephone

  • Certified Irvine Addict
  • ****
  • Thanks
  • -Given: 505
  • -Received: 789
  • Posts: 15234
Re: Entertainment for Kids
« Reply #29 on: June 16, 2020, 02:36:49 PM »
Sit on the lap the new right propaganda thing.
On the street they call that a lap dance!

 

Talk Irvine Links

[Recent Posts]
[FAQ / Rules]

Site Supporters


SimplePortal 2.3.7 © 2008-2022, SimplePortal