Make a maze using painter's tape! It will keep the kiddos active & entertained for hours. (via A Magical Childhood)
Spider web game. Just use painter's tape to make the web and have the kids throw wads of paper at it to see if they can get it to stick.
Pouring Water: Toddler Activity
Create a small world play scene in a giant cardboard box!
Cardboard stairwell slide. Your kids will never forget that you let them do something this fun!
The Top 10 Things Kids Want Their Parents to Do with Them (based on 16 years of classroom polls). Such a good list of reminders of what matters most to our kids....makes me feel good that I do a lot of these already.+
This could be bad! ;) All the recipes for make your own...Play doh, bath paint, colored pasta, big bubbles, sidewalk chalk,finger paints,colored rice, glues, spray paints, pavement paint and more.
Backyard drive-in movie party. Kids decorated their "cars" with stickers and markers before the movie.
Summer Activity for Kids: Ice Boats Water Play- Perfect for a hot day or play inside if it's chilly.