When playing a summer water party for the kids, one of the first activities that popped into my head was water balloons. But I dreaded having to clean up all those latex bits in my yard, not to mention filling dozens of water balloons before the party. Then I remembered something I had seen Martha Stewart create – sponge …

Sponge Balls ~ Summer Kids Craft - TheSuburbanMom

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AW-esome! Set up a shoot and splash target practice in the backyard. Perfect summer activity for kids!

Shoot & Splash - Outside Activity For Kids - No Time For Flash Cards

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Pinned more than 3000 times!!! Paint your own ladybugs vs. tadpoles tic tac toe game. Tutorial at AttaGirlSays.com

Ladybugs Vs. Tadpoles Outdoor Tic Tac Toe Game - Atta Girl Says

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Fun Summer Activities to Keep Those Kids Entertained!

Summer Boredom Busters for Kids

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DIY Marshmallow Shooters! Such a fun craft for kids to make and play with!

Marshmallow Shooters DIY Kids Craft | Coffee Cups and Crayons

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25 Wet And Wild Summer Activities For Kids - Page 4 of 26 - Play Ideas

25 Wet And Wild Summer Activities For Kids - Play Ideas

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Nice idea for the boys to play with!

DIY Tic Tac Toe Game -- Tatertots and Jello

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DIY Toddler activity-Velcro Lego! Dollar store craft blocks and velcro dots! $2 total cost. Awesome for plane rides!

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Sponge Darts -- Cheap and easy summer activity for the kids!

Sponge Darts - The Seasoned Mom

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Science Nature Journals for Kids

Nature Journals for Kids

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Crumpled Paper Art Activity for Kids inspired by the children's book, Ish! Super fun process art project for kids of all ages. Use the colorful paper for collages, notes, and more! ~ BuggyandBuddy.com

Crumpled Paper Art for Kids Inspired by Ish - Buggy and Buddy

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50 Super fun activities for boys- so many neat ideas! My guys will love these!

Favorite Activities for Boys

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PERFECT! I'm going to prep some of these for my family reunion this summer! www.TheDatingDivas.com

65 Outdoor Party Games for the Entire Family

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30 Fun Ideas For Summer! Kids will love these and you will feel like a cool parent.

Crazy Cool Activity Ideas for Summer - Kids Activities Blog

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Summer Bucket List Ideas for the Kids - we love these crafts, backyard activities, homemade recipes, and more on Frugal Coupon Living. Make it a fun summer with these DIY ideas for kids!

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Glue Gun Tie Dye Tutorial

Boy, Oh Boy, Oh Boy Crafts: Glue Gun Tie Dye Tutorial

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This exploding paint bombs activity for kids is so much fun!

Exploding Paint Bombs Activity

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DIY Outdoor Bowling Game, made using Coke bottles, a yoga mat and pool noodles!! Play it with a supersoaker for summer water fun for kids!

DIY Coke® Bottle Outdoor Bowling Game

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All you need to make this satchel & map craft for kids is one paper bag! Such a fun way to encourage creative play! ~ BuggyandBuddy.com

Paper Bag Crafts: Explorer Satchel and Map from Just One Paper Bag - Buggy and Buddy

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Preschool Science - forest habitat sensory bin with scented homemade sand #science #preschool

Science Fun for Preschoolers: Forest Habitat Sensory Bin

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30 ideas to be a fun mom

Crazy Cool Activity Ideas for Summer - Kids Activities Blog

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#Kids already driving you nuts in anticipation of #summer? Whip out one of these 20+ summer #vacation #play ideas and give yourself a break! #kidactivities #parenting #DIY

20+ Inexpensive Summer Break Activities for Families

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Easy to Make DIY 4th of July Wreath. Cost $3 for supplies and 30 minutes to make it. (made from Pipe Insulation and Dollar Tree Items)

Easy to Make DIY 4th of July Wreath

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DIY Marshmallow Shooters! Such a fun craft for kids to make and play with! Food fight?!

Marshmallow Shooters DIY Kids Craft - Coffee Cups and Crayons

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Summer vacation projects for kids that will keep them going all summer long and let them explore independently without your constant input ...

Summer Vacation Projects for Kids - Mums Make Lists

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