batting practice with water balloons: Fun Activities to Do With Your Kids -
Boredom-Busting Activities to Do With Your Kids
Balloon Rockets: What you need: Piece of yarn (or string) – cut to about 6 feet, thread on a straw and tie string to two chairs. Put tape on straw to attach a Balloon that has been blown up but has not been tied. Pull attached balloon to one side and let go! Experiment shows action and reaction. Kids will want to do over and over so be prepared to blow up a few balloons and have extra tape on hand. Link leads to step by step instructions with a photo tutorial. idea, scienc project, balloon rockets, simpl scienc, fun, activ, balloons, science projects for kids, 15 simpl
Paper Rockets: To make them you will need paper, glue, scotch tape and a plastic straw. 1. Decorate the paper. 2. Put glue on one of the longer edges. Then role the paper around a pencil starting from the opposite side. 3. Close the top of the rocket with scotch tape. 4. Insert a plastic straw and you are ready to go. Blow and watch them fly around the room. Kids will love this. rocket crafts, kids crafts with straws, kids school science, kids rockets, summer fun kids crafts, paper rocket, kids crafts boys, straw craft, summer activities school kids
paper rockets - simple fun
A fun way to celebrate Fall as a family - building with apples! Come see my apple house, my husband's mini-helicopter, and my daughter's machine. :) From Fun at Home with Kids
Practice Printing Bags - A great fine motor activity and fun writing practice!...might add this as a choice for my spelling station! letter writing activities, spelling practice activities, kids spelling, spelling sight words, practice writing letters, activities kids letter, fun spelling activities, spelling word practice, phonics activities for kids
Scribble Doodle and Draw: use paint baggies to practice printing letters, sight words, spelling words, etc.. so many ways!
Draw on sandpaper with crayons, iron the image on to a tshirt and you have an awesome shirt. Could make matching shirts for both girls and dolls...
Fun & Frugal Summer Activites for Kids. This will be fun for weekend parties or bbqs for kids
Previous pinner said: Used a twin sheet ( that I found for $2.24 clearance) folded long ways. Sewed 5 sections to the size of pillowcases and slipped the pillows in. I left each 'pillow compartment' end open so the pillows can be removed and we can wash the cover. Kids love it on the family room floor! pillow bed kids, bed on the floor kids, kids pillows, sleeping bags, floor pillows kids, sewing pillows, pillow beds for kids, pillow bed for kids, sewing long weekend bags
Previous pinner said: Used a twin sheet ( that I found for $2.24 clearance) folded long ways. Sewed 5 sections to the size of pillowcases and slipped the pillows in. I left each 'pillow compartment' end open so the pillows can be removed and we can wash the cover. Kids love it on the family room floor!
Laminate a set of flash cards, put a binder ring around them, and toss them in your purse with a dry erase marker to entertain little ones - WHY did I never think of this?! :)
Nine FREE Materials for Play and Sensory Activities | FUN AT HOME WITH KIDS
Upcycled tissue box - marshmallow catapult!
Crayons on rocks. Place the rocks on a foil lined cookie sheet and bake them for 15 minutes at 200 degrees to melt the crayons. Don't handle them right away as they are hot! Let them cool and then have the children grab an old sock, turn it inside out and let them rub the rock to polish it up and make it shine. 200 degre, crayon, rock collection, color rock, rock crafts, children, barbie, rocks, kid
Color rocks with crayons. Place the rocks on a foil lined cookie sheet and bake them for 15 minutes at 200 degrees to melt the colors. Let them cool and then have the children grab an old sock, turn it inside out and let them rub the rock to polish it up and make it shine.
Like the hammock under a table with a sheet. Others stuff - some good and some questionable? lol 19 Little Hacks That Will Make Parenting/Nannying So Much Easier
Use an old Baby Wipes container, hot glue or super glue a large Lego piece to the inside of the lid ...and you have a perfect Lego Travel Box travel ideas with legos, baby boy craft ideas, kids travel ideas, lego travel, diy travel box, babi wipe, baby boy diy ideas, wipe box crafts, kid travel ideas
The play kitchen we made Clara from a secondhand cabinet (now that her birthday's coming up, we're brainstorming what else to make...)
The Top 10 Things Kids Want Their Parents to Do with Them (based on 16 years of classroom polls). Such a good list of reminders of what matters most to our kids.....for the future Ill keep it inmind :}
think i've pinned this before, but just in case....
The Arrow of Time by Diego Goldberg, Buenos Aires: 'On June 17th, every year, the family goes through a private ritual: we photograph ourselves to stop, for a fleeting moment, the arrow of time flying by.' Go here to find the most recent entries.http://www.zonezero.com/zz/index.php?option=com_content=article=1292%3Athe-arrow-of-time=8%3Aessays=en #Family #Photography famili, arrow
The Arrow of Time by Diego Goldberg, Buenos Aires: Kinda cool, could still go back and get pictures and do this?
A hilarious list of things one mom uses when her kids leave their stuff out all over the house. Seems like a lot more fun than nagging....I'm so doing this!
DIY Chore Chart!
DIY Project - CD Wallet Scrapbook-let each child do their own?
something to do with all the rocks Nathan collects! last pinner: A garden rock caterpillar. a fun spring project for kids