This series on how to make the most out of the time you have with your children is brought to you by Amee at Madame Deals and Sharon at Mom on Dealz.

Take your child to a construction site. Granted I have 2 boys, but girls can love this activity too! You can hang out in the car and watch all the machines and vehicles working and talk about what you’re seeing or just talk about the weather! Taking a short amount of time to observe the world around you can really have a positive effect on your child and can give you important bonding time. Will loves cranes, dump trucks, and the interest has motivated him to read more about them. Whenever we pass by construction sites he notices their progress and always makes a comment about how hard they are working. I love that he recognizes the steps that are being taken to finish a job and can identify the results of hard work. Last year we visited a site and took the workers bottled water-he still talks about that all the time!

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  1. nickie says

    This is a great idea, I will have to try this with my son during the summer months. He loves trucks and I’m sure he would enjoy this.

  2. Theresa J says

    I wish I would have done this when my kids were younger. I need to start thinking of places that suit a little older kids.

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