Introducing.... THE GLUE SPONGE! You just cut a sponge to fit in a container, pour glue it, and the kids can just press their little cut-up pieces of paper on it. No more globby glue puddles! What a great idea for kids and adults! LIFE CHANGING!!! LOL
Bouncing bubbles...bubbles that don't pop! Just like the Gymboree ones!
50 old fashioned games for kids (indoor, outdoor, no electronics).
It's a beach in your backyard! This sandbox was created out of an old tire, paint, a pool noodle and a few other budget-friendly items. It's a great project to do with your child and he will definitely enjoy it for years to come!
How to teach colors to a toddler: "I read this article, changed my method, and was amazed when a week later my 18 mo. old knew his colors backward and forward. Even if youre not trying to teach colors, read this article from Scientific American, its fascinating!"
teach a child to tie their shoes using a jump rope so they can see a larger view of what is happening.
Art & Play Recipes collection from Growing A Jeweled Rose- includes several recipes for slime, gak, goop, play dough, paints, cloud dough, chalk, glue, glow water, and SO MUCH MORE!
Cinnamon in the Sandbox - It keeps the bugs away! I knew cinnamon repelled ants... but I never thought of this! GBrilliant!
Dollar Store placemats spray painted with chalkboard paint. So simple & so fun for the kids!
Fluffy Stuff-Sensory table! (2 boxes cornstarch and 1 can shaving cream; color if desired) -- moldable. Haven't seen this before.
Girly art easel made with a removable fabric frame.
OH my gosh. Buckets - $1.00 at Michaels. Drill a few holes and connect with zip ties. Love this!
The 25 Coolest Science Experiments!! totally doing these with the kids i babysit(:
Water Pinata! A cheap and fun way to have the kids cool off!