For the kids
Wear an old sock over your shoe. Go for a nature walk. Remove sock, spritz with water & put into a ziploc bag. Hang the bag in a window for 2 weeks....watch what GROWS! Very cool! Also check out Mrs. Drake's webpage for science resources. It's a GOLDMINE!
101 Almost Free Things to Do With Kids This Summer...in the 60's we were simply told to go outside and PLAY on most days, we went swimming in the afternoons after mama had cooked ( I never ate a sandwich lunch or fast food), we helped pick and shell peas when they were ready, we did chores...news flash parents: you don't have to make everything in life "fun".
Free things to do in summer
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 5 Reasons Why You Should Teach Kids to Code
Wilton Icing Fun - Girl Scout Sampler Kit. This easy-to-follow, 90-minute curriculum that helps project leaders walk kids through each decorating step, demonstrate basic techniques, and assist while kids practice on their own cupcakes or cookies. Kit contains decorating bag, tips, coupler and instruction sheet plus a Wilton fun patch!
Wilton Icing Fun - Girl Scout Sampler Kit
Slumber Party Favor...get plain pillow cases and have the girls decorate them and sign each other's names on them!
DIY: Sand Bowls- just sand mixed with glue and dripped over a bowl until it hardens. So neat, SO doing this!
PDF Sewing Pattern for 18 Inch American Girl Doll Clothes - Pleated Sundress, Tunic or Top ePattern. $4.99, via Etsy.
DIY Outdoor Scrabble - Super fun for the summer! Family reunion idea!
SHUT.THE.FRONT.DOOR.Type in your algebra problem and this software shows you how to get the answer.
Huge "water bed" giant sensory bag. Best outside activity ever! A whole day of fun!
For all Moms. Temporary tattoos for kids for when you are on vacation, or amusement park. Provides ID/contact info if lost.
You could do any princess with this and it like you could do it without/minimal sewing
Use tension rods and a sheet to make a tent in the hallway for the kids. You can decorate the sheet with fabric paint or markers. And can be easily stored when done.
amazing coloring pages inspired by different cultures
Patterns for paper snowflakes!!
The single most effective way to get rid of a sunburn.. come summertime i'll be glad i pinned this