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watering can from milk jug.....good toy for the kids! ( this would be so much fun in the summer)

Milk Jug Watering Can! Can you say brilliant? Way to upcyle a milk jug into a watering can. Kids will love this for water play. Make the holes a little bigger and it's perfect for the sand box too.

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All Things Beautiful: Summer Fun Fizzy Explosion Bags. Exploding bags with baking soda and vinegar-science lesson. They take off like rockets!

Balloon ninjas to shoot with nerf guns. *SERIOUSLY!!! This is a fantastic idea!! Great for little boys!!!

Balloon ninjas to shoot with nerf guns. This is a fantastic idea! Great for little boys! I know this was posted as an idea for little boys. but I think I'd like to have a nerf gun battle with these ninjas.

Put candy inside the balloons and have the kids throw darts. Way better than a pinata.

Halloween Games: Pop Goes the Pumpkin

Heimer, are you still looking for fall games? Pop the Pumpkin Game. Fill balloons with candy and let the kids pop with straight pins or throw darts.

Use Golf Tees to put Balloons in the ground lining the walkway for a birthday, baby shower or any other party :)

Party entrance Idea- use golf tees to keep in ground. Cut strings to length & attach to golf tee's ahead of time, then attach the balloons that day. What a great idea! Could use to enclose an area for party privacy :)

Make a Lego marble maze.  This is a very spatial, tactile, logical task... requires clever thinking and some trial and error... great problem-solving activity.

Make a Lego marble maze. This is a very spatial, tactile, logical task… requires clever thinking and some trial and error… great problem-solving activity. Make a Lego marble maze.

I LOVE this idea. Make a wipe-off placemat for each kid to sit down and draw out their day while I cook dinner.  Then it gives us something to talk about while we eat!

Dinnertime Doodle Mats (SSG Idea #16

Wipe-off Dinnertime Doodle Placemats - this one each kid sits down and draws out their day while you cook dinner. Then it gives everyone something to talk about while you eat! (Other doodle mat ideas on post.

Lego board game, I totally need to make this!  The winner is whoever has the tallest tower at the end of the game. @carrie haas

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math centers or Indoor recess: Lego board game! See who can get to the end and build the highest tower. :} Have them add/subtract the lego pieces!

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We Tried It! - Milk Colors

Magic Milk Paint idea from Modern Parents Messy Kids. This is another one of those awesome 'science meets art' activities for children, and you only need milk, dishwash and food colouring to do it. Looks fun :)

Great tip for painting: cut out the side of a gallon milk container. The bottom can hold enough paint for trim with built in handle and paint brush holder!

Cut out the side of a milk jug to create a paint holder with a built-in handle and brush-holder. Great idea for trim painting or picking up the spots you've missed!

Movie Night

Style Your Staycation: Backyard Movie Night I'm in love with this idea.one day I want to throw a backyard movie night! (complete with bucket loads of bug spray haha)

24 People Who Are Really Nailing This Parenting Thing The mom who came up with the "get along shirt." via These parents who know how to travel with kids. via Any parent that uses the same tactics on their kids and their cats.

DIY flower crown {easy + cute for #Coachella!}

Festival Beauty: 3 Last-Minute Hair Ideas

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DIY Roundup: 5 Fun and Creative Easter Crafts

DIY Crochet Easter Egg Garland, Easter wreath ideas, DIY Easter craft decoration ideas, Creative Easter decor ideas, 2014 Easter Eggs Crafts for Kids