Sparkler Shield... keep those little hands safe this summer.....Genius....why didn't I think of this???

cupcake liners as drip catchers

Birthday balloon avalanche :) What you'll need ~~ bedroom door that opens inward -clear shower curtain (you could use anything but we chose the clear curtain so we could capture her face on video) -painters tape -75 balloons (we used the small ones and probably "over did it"... but she only turns 6 once, right?!) -two out of breath parents -one birthday girl/boy

I like the sandbox but wonder how the back would hold up. It's usually that flimsy cardboard stuff. That would need to be changed. Maybe plastic?

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30 Fun Ideas For Summer! Kids will love these and you will feel like a cool parent.

Do your children love lollipops, but you don't like the sticky hands that come with it? Grab a cup, make a hole... Wa-law. No sticky hands! You're welcome. ~M. Cannon

How to dispose of grease! Why didn't I think of that?! Put aluminum foil in a bowl, pour the grease in. When it hardens, roll up the foil and throw it out!

Finally a recipe for glow water that is safe -- even edible! It's super easy to make (no staining!) and is affordable to boot! Safe for even the littlest explorers. From Fun at Home with Kids

Super Cute Front Porch Idea! I am in love with this!#Repin By:Pinterest for iPad#

Turn Children's Art into Tea Towels from Setting for Four #towel #art #children #floursack #activity #diy #Tutorial #craft

4th of July Tees. It doesn't get much cuter!

My dad made us one of these when we were kids. I thought he was a genius because that was WAAAAY before Pinterest!! - homemade sprinklers

Awesome Summer idea. Kids will love it.<<<< by kids I hope you mean 18 year old Salems

Do this every year until graduation

15+ DIY Outdoor Games

Squirt gun painting for a fun time this summer in your BACKYARD.. #SUMMER #ART

July 4th Party Printables

Great idea for displaying clothes at a garage sale! Turn a ladder horizontally and lay each side on a table and hang clothes from both sides!

Here are 13 end of the school year celebrations that you can do to make it even more special for your children! They will love the extra love that they feel as you celebrate summer and teacher appreciation during the end of the year.