Keep kids busy in the car on road trips by giving them a Travel Journal. They can record their memories from the trip. If they are not old enough, have Mom, Dad, or someone capable of writing add a caption under a picture they drew.
I don't want the chore chart, our method works well, but I LOVE the "Uh Oh" can. When a child is sassy/etc and needs extra chores they pull a stick. We could personalize this with sticks color coded by age so the ones Caleb pulls are age appropriate versus the ones Makayla or Joseph might pull, etc.
supposed to be the best....This is the BEST BEST BEST play dough recipe you will ever find. The recipe on this link is for a small batch - here is the classroom size batch, and we use a bit of baby oil in it as well to add a really smooth and soft texture. Parents rotate and bring us new play dough every week. The recipe: 4 cups water, 4 cups flour, 1 cup salt, 2 tablespoons cooking oil, 4 teaspoons cream of tartar, food coloring. Combine ingredients. Cook, stirring constantly, until most of…
100s of Easy Bake Oven Recipes from Desserts to Main Dishes ~ a collection of recipes created for use with toy ovens such as the Easy Bake Oven (By Hasbro!), or the Queasy Bake oven (Also by hasbro), as well as other toy ovens. The recipes are not mixes, but are actually recipes scaled to toy oven size for the budding chef in your family... This is awesome!" data-componentType="MODAL_PIN
Craft supplies, toys, and kids' stuff, OH MY! Keeping kids' things organized and neat, while giving them plenty of ways to play and create can be a BIG challenge! Here is one solution that gives kids lots of choices, independence, and responsibility with activity trays!
Free Printable Roundup! + Tell Me Tuesday Linky Party
Get ready, set, GO! Every child loves a scavenger hunt. This game is not only fun, it comes in an adorable pocket size case, that is recycled from an old Altoids tin. You'll have to search for "scavenger hunt" once you get to the page.