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soap experiments ==> who KNEW you could do this kind of cool, fun, at-home experimenting with SOAP?! easy and your kids will have a blast. . . and never look at soap the same way!

Sun Catcher Craft for Kids: Find Leaves and Flower-Pedal from the Yard *So fun. Saving this for later...

Easy Pineapple Paper Cup Craft for Kids

The Perfect Flower Pedal and/or Leaves Sun Catcher Craft for Kids *Beautiful. Saving this for later.

Mess-Free Glitter: Check out this kid-led tutorial...

Free printables to encourage Summer reading and make it fun!

It’s the perfect season for a special teddy bear picnic . . .

10+ Blog Resources for Ongoing Science Inspiration for Kids and Parents

It’s the perfect season for a special teddy bear picnic . . .

Baseball game scavenger hunt, what a fun idea! My kids would get a kick of this. We will have to do this at our next ballgame this summer.

Giant Abstract Art: Gross Motor Painting for Kids *water balloon painting in pool. adding this to my summer bucket list.

Family Nature Hunt

Kids and Screen-Time: 7 Tips for Teaching a Healthy Family Balance *What do you think of this list of ideas?

summer fun for kids tabletop surprises wk 1 teachmama

Teaching Toddler Chores: This simple tip for teaching toddler chores is super fun, quick and will have your toddler helping in no time!

We’ve partnered with our friends at Highlights for Children to bring some extra creative fun to your children this summer, with our FREE 10-page Boredom Busters printable activity book for kids! Check it out!

Bubble Painting --> HOW cute is this?? !

Connecting with your Kids: Spending quality one-on-one time on vacation

Spin Painting with Kids - always a big hit with the kids and a fun activity to do in a group - love how these turned out!

Personalized Book Project

teacher gifts for the last-minute parent -> Easy craft for not-so-crafty crafters from

Rainy Day Activities for Kids - fun ways to keep moving inside.

How to Make Easy Wood Sculptures with Kids Using Wood Bits and Scrap Wood

Make your own butterfly houses with write on chalkboard lids!

How to Create a Sunflower House *This garden fort is so neat. Saving this for later.