Date Night Jar - gotta do this; also plan on using the idea for the Chore Jar, may end up with a couple different 'jars'
Book Tasting. This could be fun for the beginning of the year. Have the kids "taste" different books and fill in their reading notebook with what books they want to read that year.
I don't want to let my daughter eat the easy bake mixes. A Mom's Rambels: DIY Easy Bake Oven Recipes
Put glow sticks in water bottles for outdoor night time bowling. I want to do this when Nathan comes down to Palacios! That would be such a cute date idea.
Cookbooks 365: Make Your Own: Easy Bake Oven mixes
How to make cheap Easy Bake Oven mixes | eHow
Have STUDENTS generate their own background knowledge for the novel with this SHORT research project! Start the unit with no teacher prep, or enrich the themes while you're already reading!