fairy houses (this has a lot of potential)
IF YOU HAVE A LITTLE GIRL: On my 16th bday, my dad gave me a half heart necklace and kept half of it. My half was attached to my bouquet on my wedding day. At the reception, he surprised us by giving his half to Chris. He literally passed down the responsibility of holding on to my heart. (Tucking this away for our girls. I love this idea...)
Tying shoelaces...I racked my brain, thinking of a better way to teach her to tie her shoes. ... On eHow, there was an article outlining the steps in how to teach a child to tie their shoes....use a jump rope so they can see a larger view of what is happening.
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Get at Lowes!!!! baby shower head. So much playtime without constantly running water! - website has neat things for kids. For @P T
Tension rod on the underside of a table to make a "coloring table" - why didn't I think of that!?
Winter Blues: Throw an Indoor Picnic! HOW TO: create the tree from a roll of craft paper, available in the office supply area at Walmart, and crepe paper from the party section. cut the trunk out first, attaching it to the wall with mounting tape. Then cut out the branches. Hang the crepe paper in long strips to give the effect of sitting under a tree. Crafts Paper, Crepes Paper, Indoor Crafts, Winter Blues Crafts, Blue Crafts, Blue Picnics, Paper Trees Crafts, Indoor Picnics, Crepe Paper
I would never think of this! Light charcoal in terracotta pots lined with foil for tabletop s'mores. Fun outdoor summer party idea.
Flashlight? How come I never thought of this as a kid?!
Making one of these for sure! This is a great idea! A pillow case remade...perfect for traveling and naps... Good idea for a baby shower:-)
CHAIRS = inner tubes wrapped in fabric. so fun for a kid's room or playroom, or classroom!!!! LOVE IT
Plain Vanilla Mom: The Way We Play; lots of different ideas for fun with a 1 year old.
The FLOUR game! Another pinner said "grew up playing this game almost every family night. we LOVED it! I haven't remembered it for years until seeing here on pinterest!" This looks like a fun tradition to start.
Candyland-FREE printable giant shape board game with an action for each space you land on! Great for when you're stuck inside all day!
This would be FUNNY! Dice with emotions & animals--kids have to act them out. A great rainy day game for the kids!
Kiwi Crate - They will deliver a box to your child each month that’s designed around a certain theme (think Dinosaurs, Garden, Superheroes, Space.) In each box are 2-3 carefully designed and kid-tested projects, which cover a range of developmental areas and subjects, including art, science, and imaginative play. All the materials and inspiration to encourage creativity and curiosity are included – you just supply the kids! $20/mo Kiwi Crates, Encouragement Creative, The Design, Including Art, Imagine Plays, 2 3 Care, Dinosaurs Gardens, Kids Test Projects, Superhero
Kiwi Crate - They will deliver a box to your child each month that’s designed around a certain theme (think Dinosaurs, Garden, Superheroes, Space.) In each box are 2-3 carefully designed and kid-tested projects, which cover a range of developmental areas and subjects, including art, science, and imaginative play. All the materials and inspiration to encourage creativity and curiosity are included – you just supply the kids!
Minute To Win It games - For indoor recess, this is a must! I love the red carpet too. (hehe the cup race looks great for a youth game)
Make each child a book of their quotes!
Family Tradition for the New Year...Interviews! Get them on video at every age, have them sing their favorite song, say a poem, etc...LOVE this idea for capturing memories/moments! Favorite Things, Year Interview, Favorite Colors, Cute Ideas, Favorite Songs, Families Traditional, Year Traditional, New Years Eve, New Year Eve
Awesome New Year's tradition: Make a video interviewing your children asking them questions about their future, their favorite things, etc... What a fun thing to watch in the future too! A new type of family videos, journals, family yearbook/video! #newyear #traditions #family #memories howdoesshe.com
kids clapping games; the oldies are all here! --can't have little girls and not know these. :) I loved these when I was young.