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Sponge blocks!

Make Your Own Sponge Blocks

Quiet time activity -- sponge blocks (would be great for kids who don't sleep at naptime) I think that this can be used as a great building tool in addition to blocks. How creative!

PP- Kid games: Sponge balls. Results- This looks like a Gobstopper, great prop for our Willy Wonka party! It was fun for a moment with the older kids as a toss game. Can't wait to soak them and platy with them this summer. Cheap and easy.

Link Love: Last-minute summer ideas

DIY Sponge balls for outdoor water parties. -easier for mommy than filling dozens of water balloons!

Sponge tower time...a quiet way to build

Sponge Tower Time

Site with lots of ideas and free printables

D is for Dinosaur -- Letter D Printables

Quiet Boxes - for the child who no longer naps and for the mother who needs her sanity back. This is great idea even for older kids, for weekends & summer afternoons. We can all use a lil more quiet time!

Icecream stick jigsaw

Popsicle Stick Puzzles - An easy storage idea is a plastic baggy. These puzzles would be great to put in a diaper bag or purse to pull-out when you’re on-the-go and need a quiet activity! Could also add the little magnets to the back for fridge fun.

Make a giant outdoor water bed for the kids. // 31 Cheap And Easy Backyard Ideas That Are Borderline Genius\n

32 Cheap And Easy Backyard Ideas That Are Borderline Genius

Giant Waterbed: "The best day ever!" say the kids. This "water bed" made from tarps & duct tape & lasted all day! £Utah County Mom: Giant "water bed" as outside sensory bag

Orange Jellyfish bead counting quiet book page

Orange Jellyfish bead counting quiet book page QB18

Orange jellyfish bead counting page quiet book page. Touching and colors help children to learn to count. Kids can feel, touch, and learn colors while learning to count to eight.

Busy Bags: I like this idea but adapting for older kids. It could contain an activity for fast finishers to complete.

The Princess and the Tot: Toddler Busy Bags.using pencil bags. This site has lots of preschool teaching ideas!