75 things to do with your kids (many are FREE). Easily turn some of these activities into traditions they will remember. Great list!

Hand shadows

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!

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5 card games that are great for ten minute fun times with your kids

75 things to do with your kids!!!

Flashlight? How come I never thought of this as a kid?! We are SO doing this this winter!!!

Cool science experiment! Dissolve egg shell off with vinegar and it will become a "naked egg" that can bounce... how fun!

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For those... "I'm bored days".

50 fun things to do on a trampoline.

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Play with sponge balls (instead of water balloons) all summmmer long!!

PVC sprinkler

Marble Races with a cheap pool noodle (kids would be occupied for hours.)

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Sparkle Bottles - This is a great tool for time-out! It has a calming effect and can be used as a timer.