Come Together Kids: Mini Marshmallow Shooters (or Pom Pom Poppers) put a balloon over the top half of a stiff plastic cup, with the bottom of the cup removed. Pull of the balloon tie with the pompom inside, and POP!
Game of tag on a scorching hot day, squishy sponge balls are summer's alternative to snowballs. Made from dollar store kitchen sponges that are cut up and tied together, they last longer than water balloons and are softer and splashier than regular balls.
Relax Bottle/Time Out Timer: Glitter bottles for kids to hold during time out. Once all the glitter settles the child can get out of time out. It takes about 5 minutes for all the glitter to fall to the bottom. Helps kids calm down during time out.
great summer idea-ice eggs - Freeze balloons filled with water and small toys. Cut balloon off and play with eggs outside. Provide spoons for cracking ice and digging treasures out. - looks like a great activity for hot summer days!
33 Activities Under $10 That Will Keep Your Kids Busy All Summer