Cut up pipe-cleaners and place them in a bottle. Use a magnet to Cut up pipe-cleaners and place them in a bottle. Use a magnet to manipulate them. kids will stay busy for hours.if not at least 10 minutes!
Add glow stick liquid to bottle of bubbles. Perfect for a summer night. So doing this! When I did this I could barely see a glow in the bubbles. Next time I think I will use less of the bubble soap or more glow sticks.
Calm-down & time-out bottles: Fill a bottle full of water. Add one bottle of glitter glue & ultra fine glitter. Send this bottle with your child to timeout - to watch it settle and calm him/her. Once the glitter has settled, time-out is up!
Life size Lincoln Logs made out of pool noodles~ 15 pool noodles from the dollar store, cut in half, cut notches out easily, with scissors = hours and hours of fun playtime! These were my favorite toy as a kid, love the life size!
Dinosaur eggs: 1 cups dirt, 1 cups flour cup salt, cup sand Mix dry ingredients, start adding water slowly until it holds shape. Form around critters of your choice & let dry in the sun. Let the kids enjoy discovering whats inside.
Cool science experiment for kids! Rainbow Roses Get white of cream colored long stem roses. (Carnations work well too). Cut the stem according to the picture, you will then place 4 glasses of food color dyed water together. Put one piece of stem per colo
How to keep a child busy for hours in the summer: DIY: Giant Ice Cube Awesomeness - filled with plastic animals, dinos, and such. And I'm sure you could put in food dye before its frozen to color it like the ice block in the photo.