Consider this your family fun center. Score craft ideas, games, and children’s books to keep kids entertained from morning ‘til night.
This durable, waterproof tent allows your child to take a trip to an African safari without stepping foot outside of your backyard! Click above to buy one for your pint-sized adventurer.
Who says TV can't be a learning experience? We've found 8 family #movies—beloved classics and newer additions—that can teach your child life lessons.
Family Movies With a Message
The Art of Mischief: 6 Ways to Make Your House More Fun
Create Your Own Coloring Book: 9 Fun Coloring Pages!
Why Your Child Should Be Doing Yoga
#Nature hits home for kids when you craft a bug habitat from an empty, clean plastic bottle, screen material, tape, and velcro.
Plastic Bottle Bug House: FamilyFun Test Drive | Everyday Fun
Teach your kids how to play "Asteroid," a new backyard ball game, so they can practice teamwork skills.
Get your kids active and outside with this giggle-inducing ball game. The goal: To get as many of the balls as possible on the other team's side of the yard before the round is over.
It's amazing how long this simple "Beach Ball Boogie" challenge can keep kids entertained.
Games, Beaches, Challenges, Balls, Kids
Stack empty cans in two towers and try to shoot a ball between without knocking any over! This "Driveway Arcade" game is a fun outdoor take on bowling that helps kids practice hand-eye coordination.
Tower, Kid Practic, Arcade Games
Fun with science! Can your child create a seat belt to protect an egg strapped onto a pinewood derby car? Try this neat experiment in your driveway!
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Make Your Yard Fun for Kids
Don't let your little ones zone out in front of the TV. Keep them active all summer with these fun ideas! #FitFam14
Kid Exercis, Famili, Kid Activ
15 Family Summer Fitness Ideas | To The Max
Is it OK to relax the rules a bit during summer? Parents contributor Rosie Pope offers smart advice to make your season fun. Click for more ideas!
Turn your kiddie pool into an impromptu art lab, then use the masterpieces to wrap presents!
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Amazing Outdoor Art Projects
Ready for some retro family fun this summer? Hang a tire swing! This safe Pony Pal model, crafted from recycled materials, is made for your little cowgirl or cowboy. Click above to buy one.
Tire Swing, Famili Fun, Old Trucks, Poni Pal
Pony Pony Pal Tire Swing from Hayneedle | Shop Parents.com
Here's a unique way to beat the summer heat! With just a couple of basic parts from the hardware store, you can transform a 2-liter bottle into a fountain that produces a super-misty spray
Summer Fun, The Heat, Summer Heat
Cool Off! Beat-the-Heat Backyard Treats and Activities
No ice is needed to play this kind of hockey! Lay out a tarp, add some spray paint lines, wet with a sprinkler, and prepare to play slip-and-slide slapstick.
Famili Fun, Summertim Famili
You can now sing all your favorite summer-camp songs at home with this #free singalong music packet!
Song, Gs Camp, Kid
Kids’ Songs Packet — Summer Camp at Home! | The Homeschool Den
Summer is here! Celebrate the best the sunny season has to offer by guiding your child through our A to Z list of fun activities and ideas.
Summer Fun, Babykid Fun
The ABCs of Summer: An A to Z Guide to the Summer Season
Clotheslines and sheets transform into a cool backyard hangout! #summer