15 Chore Ideas for 4-Year-Olds -- Love these practical ideas for teaching your children to enjoy doing chores. Plus, some chore ideas you may not have thought of assigning to a young child. Great list!
LOVE this idea... It's a daily calendar that is reused each year and gets better the longer you use it. Each day you write the year and something that happened that day like, "(Child's name) took her first steps." Imagine how neat it would be in 10 years.
My favorite kindergarten tip: make sure your child knows how to open what's in their lunch! :) 10 Things to Think About Before Your Child Starts Kindergarten (That Have Nothing to Do With Academics). #kindergarten #parenting #harvardhomemaker
5+ things to do with baking soda and conditioner
Tin Foil River in the yard. Fun! "Its the little things they love ... cheap fun ! never would have thought of this..."
Place a tarp under or at the bottom of slide, set up sprinkler to keep slide and tarp wet...hours of water fun! Remember for next summer!
Indoor Basketball with pool noodles and duct tape
$2 - plastic table cloth & a can of shaving cream
Lots of fun and simple DIY games that can be made from household items and will keep kids happy for hours. (These are great for parties and holidays too!)
32 Cheap And Easy Backyard Ideas That Are BorderlineGenius
Play stage. Add some toy microphones, dress up clothes, and accessories, and its' a party! I wonder if I could do something similar in the classroom...?
Great verses that are EASY to teach! Every parent needs these.
Mother & Child Mini Interview. Super cute to do every year on your child's birthday. Put it in a binder & give them the binder when they are all grown up.
Love love this!!! Rewarding kids with things they get to do instead of things they get to have. When they do something good, they pick from the jar and get things like to stay up a little later or play outside a little longer etc. Cute idea!
Treat box for traveling. One per kid, no refills. Tackle box....love this idea! Need to remember for future road trips! This could also be used for adult treats.... Can you say camping idea
100 cheap summer activities to do with the kids!
"Technology Tickets". Each Sunday give the kids 10 tickets. Each ticket = 30 minutes of t.v., game system, computer, etc. Tickets can be used consecutively, but when they are out they are out for the week. **Love this idea!!!** Loss of ticket for consequences - talking back, fighting, etc.