Take a 2 liter soda bottle, and poke holes in it. Hook your hose up to it, toss over a tree branch and turn on the water! This is basically genius. Kids will go bonkers.
Annie and Hope
Splinters Can be so Painful. This Will Make it Better
Simple balloon tennis game for a quick energy buster. Balloon tennis makes a great indoor gross motor play idea. Balloons are always a hit with kids.
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Reuse waterbottles for giant bubbles!
Ocean Water - 7Up or Sprite, blue food coloring, Swedish Fish. Fun for kids summer parties. // For more family resources visit ifamilykc.com! :)
Food for the Little Dude & Dudette
15 fun outdoor activities to do with kids this summer
To do with kids
Layer cheap plastic beads in cake pans (no lining required), melt at 400 degrees for 20 minutes. Let cool & then flip them out. Drill a hole in it to make it a suncatcher.
DIY American Ninja Warrior Backyard Obstacle Course - Five different elements. Build and re-build this obstacle course, and then it breaks down for storage. Storage ideas in the post.
Frugal Fun for Boys
Unblock your drains without pouring harmful pollutants into the water system by pouring down 1 c of salt and 1/2 c of baking soda mixed together, followed by a kettle of boiling water. Can also use baking soda and white vinegar and boiling water.