75 Things to do with your kids (many are FREE)..Traditions they will remember. One of the best lists I've seen.

Kid friendly site with lots of neat experiments!

Turn a science experiment into a work of art with this DIY lava lamp that's fun for all ages.

Cut up pipe-cleaners and place them in a bottle. Use a magnet to manipulate them. kids will stay busy for hours.

Sidewalk twister- a simple way to keep kids moving, laughing, and having fun!

Science fair experiments.. Because you never know when your kid will need an idea

Great lesson for helping children understand lying

Hand shadows

29 Dollar Store Finds That Will Keep Your Kids Busy All Summer

Home-made flubber...I've got to try this with my grandchildren :)

75 things to do with your kids!!!

summer bucket list for kids activities

Summer bucket list - an exercise in goal setting. We made our first summer bucket list this week...which includes things like a backyard campfire with s'mores, ride bikes as a family, body paints and running through sprinklers, borrow library books then walk to the bakery for cookies....

We're sharing an idea every day to keep kids entertained all summer long. (And, shh, they might even learn a thing or two.)

Create playful alternatives to the traditional kiddies’ swing.

A summer bucket list is a great way to keep the kids busy during the summer months. The great part is that you can do it on any budget you have set up for your family. I am frugal by nature so I’m always looking for inexpensive ways for our family to have fun during the summer months. These 50 Fun Ideas For Your Summer Bucket List are sure to be a hit!

Busy Kids = Happy Mom: The Best of Make-Your-Own Recipes

Ways to Play and Learn with Water Indoors -- number 9 is my favorite. Keeps the kids busy for a long time!!

I need this for my office!

Water Pinata! A cheap and fun way to have the kids cool off!