Essential Steps to Jumping in Puddles!

Yesterday we spent the morning walking around some mountain bike trails in the area, enjoying the warm sun and big puddles!

 

Here are a few toddler approved essential steps to jumping in puddles!

Jumping in Puddles - DO NOT COPY - PROPERTY OF ADVENTURE FAMILY IN MOTION
Find a fun place with mud and puddles
Jumping in Puddles - DO NOT COPY - PROPERTY OF ADVENTURE FAMILY IN MOTION
Find a fun place with mud and puddles

 

Find a FUN place in your area that you can run free.  Somewhere where you don’t have to worry about holding hands for fear of your toddler bolting into the street.

 

Jumping in Puddles - DO NOT COPY - PROPERTY OF ADVENTURE FAMILY IN MOTION
Hold Hands

 

Enjoy the company you are with. Don’t worry about your phone, your Facebook, your emails. Just enjoy your little one(s).

 

Jumping in Puddles - DO NOT COPY - PROPERTY OF ADVENTURE FAMILY IN MOTION
Discover whats on the ground

 

Stop and explore the mud. Looks at the tracks on the ground that bikes made, or birds left.

 

Jumping in Puddles - DO NOT COPY - PROPERTY OF ADVENTURE FAMILY IN MOTION
Climbing fallen logs

 

Let them be brave and try things on their own.

 

Jumping in Puddles - DO NOT COPY - PROPERTY OF ADVENTURE FAMILY IN MOTION
“Will you help me please?”

 

Help them when they ask for it.

 

Jumping in Puddles - DO NOT COPY - PROPERTY OF ADVENTURE FAMILY IN MOTION
Splashing
Jumping in Puddles - DO NOT COPY - PROPERTY OF ADVENTURE FAMILY IN MOTION
Splashing

 

Let them get wet and discover the puddles!

 

Jumping in Puddles - DO NOT COPY - PROPERTY OF ADVENTURE FAMILY IN MOTION
Touching the water
Jumping in Puddles - DO NOT COPY - PROPERTY OF ADVENTURE FAMILY IN MOTION
Playing in the water

 

Let them touch!

 

Jumping in Puddles - DO NOT COPY - PROPERTY OF ADVENTURE FAMILY IN MOTION
Finding Rocks
Jumping in Puddles - DO NOT COPY - PROPERTY OF ADVENTURE FAMILY IN MOTION
Finding Rocks

 

Find pet rocks!

 

Jumping in Puddles - DO NOT COPY - PROPERTY OF ADVENTURE FAMILY IN MOTION

Jumping in Puddles - DO NOT COPY - PROPERTY OF ADVENTURE FAMILY IN MOTION
Throwing Rocks!
Jumping in Puddles - DO NOT COPY - PROPERTY OF ADVENTURE FAMILY IN MOTION
Throwing Rocks

 

Let them THROW pet rocks! (not at each other! LOL)

 

Jumping in Puddles - DO NOT COPY - PROPERTY OF ADVENTURE FAMILY IN MOTION
Finding Sticks

 

Make friends with a stick!

 

Jumping in Puddles - DO NOT COPY - PROPERTY OF ADVENTURE FAMILY IN MOTION
hugs!

 

Love the trail you are on!

 

Jumping in Puddles - DO NOT COPY - PROPERTY OF ADVENTURE FAMILY IN MOTION
discovering the trail

 

Remember to TAKE YOUR TIME! Don’t rush your toddler. Let them be the ones in charge of the time.

 

Jumping in Puddles - DO NOT COPY - PROPERTY OF ADVENTURE FAMILY IN MOTION
Be Free

 

Breathe! Let the wind blow your hair and just be!

 

Jumping in Puddles - DO NOT COPY - PROPERTY OF ADVENTURE FAMILY IN MOTION
Mommy Hugs!

 

Most of all don’t forget to hug them every change you get.

 

Jumping in Puddles - DO NOT COPY - PROPERTY OF ADVENTURE FAMILY IN MOTION
Happy Girl!

Have you splashed in the mud lately?

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3 Replies to “Essential Steps to Jumping in Puddles!”

  1. LOVE these photos!! And this post!

    1. Thank Gillian!! It was a fun day!!

  2. […] was only about an hour long, so Abigail and I explored. These trails are part of the trail system we played in the mud at last week, although there was no mud this […]

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