It's that time again! Seize this week by the horns with a little start-your-Monday-off right inspiration.
3 fun things to do this week
Make s’mores on the grill to celebrate National S’mores Day — it’s officially Monday, but we think this is one of those holidays that can justify a week-long celebration.
Take a trip to your nearest beach on Tuesday to celebrate Play in the Sand Day. (Try one of these beach science experiments to prep for your trip.)
Spread out an old sheet as a canvas, and make a giant painting in the backyard.
3 ideas for this week’s dinners
Take advantage of all the eggplant at the market, and make grilled eggplant with fresh hot sauce and crispy eggs.
This cool soba noodle salad topped with crispy pan-fried tofu comes together in minutes.
Mix up your standard summer burger night by making coffee-rubbed cheeseburgers with barbecue sauce.
one fun readaloud
The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet by Eleanor Cameron is a fun introduction to the pleasures of science-fiction.