Sparkler Shield... keep those little hands safe this summer. Why didn't I think of this? I'm a chicken with those things.

cupcake liners as drip catchers

A must for the kids this summer! Or anytime :)6 Cups Water 1 Cup Cornstarch 2 Cups Dish Soap = Unbreakable Bubbles :):)

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

Oh YES! bored Board

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

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

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

4th of July

chores fun-things-to-do-with-for-the-kids

hand painting

Sock bubbles...(another pinner says: I just tested this and it took 3 mins to make & is soooo cool.)

Homemade Toast: How to Make a Leak Proof Water Blob (without tape!)

Fourth of July

This actually has a lot of great ideas!

This mama was tired of her girls asking for a drink of water every two seconds and pulling new cups out of the cupboard. So she thought…why not make cups that stick on the fridge with magnets? They can grab a cup, get their own water, then stick it back in the same spot. If these exist in stores, I've certainly never seen it. Genius!

10 simple things to do with the kids this summer

Time out bottles! Water, glue and glitter..mix and add until it takes 5 minutes to settle. Watching it settle relaxes them, and you don't have to set a timer! Brilliant!!

Summer fun - knock ping pong balls off golf tees with water guns

Water Balloon Pinatas are perfect for a hot summer day of fun. p would love this!

More boy crafts!!!