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Dancing raisins activities. Lots of fun experiments. I have done this experiment, and seen the entire class become silent out of curiosity. It is a great engagement piece for a lesson, and it can be hands on if you ask for volunteers!

Notes to make your kids day!...some of these made me tear up! Love this idea!

neat rewards system...31 quarters in the jar at the beginning of the month, every day that they do not do their chores, they lose a quarter. Whatever is left at the end of the month they exchange for cash and the quarter jar is refilled. We decided not to do "allowance" for chores, but rather teach chores/responsibilities as how they contribute to our family. If they don't contribute, they don't have privileges.

The Best Parenting Tips From Child Psychologists. Phenomenal tips! - I actually read them all....good things to keep in mind :)

Homemade ice chalk is the perfect art, sensory, and science activity to keep the kids occupied on a hot summer day.

Every time they say "I'm bored" they reach into the jar, pull out a slip and do that task. Might say something enjoyable like "go get ice cream" but could also say "clean your room" This is a must do!

Summer bucket list of FUN! Over 150 activities to make this the BEST Summer yet!

Top 10 Summer Activities for Toddlers

Early Preschool (3-4 years) | Fun & Engaging Activities for Toddlers

road trip with smart! Lots of good ideas with this link. This is good for anyone! I will remember this one day!

road trip with smart! Lots of good ideas with this link. This is good for anyone! I will remember this one day!

This is what happens when you microwave a bar of Ivory soap! Then you can tear it up, color it, and mold it into shapes! It's not wet and messy, either! This is awesome!

I know you think you have seen every list for Outdoor Summer Fun and so did we. Until... we saw this list! WOW!! Some new and amazing ideas we haven't seen yet to keep kids busy this summer. Worth a look for the links alone! 30 out of the box ideas (and awesome links to support you in doing them.)

Starting with age 5, have a family rule that your child makes their bed every day--and then don't fix their work. This post has 100+ ideas to help you tame the chaos in your home (and your life)--this is just one tip!

Tips for When Children are Throwing Up. And some good tips for adults! may need this one day

5 Strategies for Potty Training Stubborn Toddlers