Did you have any at-home "experiences" with your kids this summer?

Backyard drive-in movie party. The kids decorated their "cars" with stickers and markers before the movie.

Drive-in movie cars - this is so cute!

drive in movie

'150+ Screen-Free Activities for Kids' focuses on tech-free fun by the Chicago Tribune: Remember childhood before iPads and laptops? It's still there, and it's still fun, says Asia Citro, a former science teacher who writes the blog FunAtHomeWithKids.com. Her book, "150+ Screen-Free Activities for Kids" (Adams Media), offers doable indoor ideas for children's play, using easily... http://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/sc-fam-1230-screen-free-fun-20141223-story.html

rainy day activities

Too fun!

Drive in movie!

15 Simple Science Projects For Kids - activity for FHE as well

Another pinner said ... "my parents were the coolest and totally did this for us when we were kids! Our friends still talk about it!" How fun would this be for a kids sleepover?

The "Mom, I'm Bored" Jar...Some of the activities are fun, some of them are not, so before your kids decide to have you entertain them, they really need to decide if its worth it or not! They might get “Make cookies with Mom”, or they might get “Pull weeds.” They could get “Play in the sprinklers”, or they could get “Do a chore of Mom’s choice!”

Painting with marbles. I haven't seen this one before...it looks like a lot of fun.

15 fun outdoor activities for kids in summer

A collection of silly apps for kids - great for while you are doing errands. Let your children draw, do puzzles, etc.

'100 Ways to entertain a toddler'. This Mom has fun (and funny) ideas to interest her toddler. She rates each with a grade to it's success. Good reference.

Fun & Frugal Summer Activites for Kids. This will be fun for weekend parties or bbqs for kids

5 Things to do with kids - have fun with them at home this weekend!

50+ simple play ideas for kids that use one or two materials. Great inside and outside activities for children at home or in daycare or preschool settings.

10 Rainy Day Activities for Kids -- Yay for easy and FUN activities!!!