Fun Ideas & Crafts for Kids
Homemade Flubber - 3/4 cup cold water, 1 cup Elmer’s glue, liquid food coloring, 1/2 cup hot water, 1 teaspoon borax. Directions: In bowl 1 – mix together the cold water, glue, and food coloring. Set aside. In bowl 2 – mix together the hot water and borax, until the borax is completely dissolved. Slowly add glue mixture to borax mixture. Mix well. Pour off excess water.
Homemade flubber for kids
Road trip activities. My favorite activity from this site was the gel window stickers. Found spring ones at my grocery store and on day 1 of our road trip I let the girls decorate their windows. They loved it. The stickers melted a bit from the summer sun but it was only meant to last the trip :)
8 toddler activities that won't cost you anything
Helps them understand the difference between city, state, country etc.
Simply awesome: DIY Recycled Box Collapsible Play House
Shower Rod against back wall with wire hanging baskets for tub storage.
25 Things to do with a Wiggly Toddler - This is such a great list and a great reminder of how important it is to play with your kids.
Night under the stars. Use a blow up kiddie pool and fill with pillows and blankets. Love this for a movie night!
keep little ones busy on road trips without involving hours of movies
craft sticks and velcro, these can be arranged to make shapes and letters (great busy bag idea!)
pre-cut felt trees, then let the kiddos sew or glue on buttons as ornaments
Love this idea-- Put tape on canvas, let them finger paint, remove the tape
Once made, they can be saved each year and then a new glow stick can be added inside. The kids love flying these around the yard at night! Could be a fun camping craft
Paint in ziplock bags, taped to table. Great distraction, no mess!