How to keep a child busy for hours in the summer: DIY: Giant Ice Cube Awesomeness - filled with plastic animals, dinos, and such. And I'm sure you could put in food dye before its frozen to color it like the ice block in the photo.
Princess letter =-- If you write a letter to a character at Disney (Walt Disney World Communications P. Box 10040 Lake Buena Vista, Fl they will send you an autographed postcard back! Could be a fun project for teaching how to write a letter!
cardboard tubes + box = hours of fun! We pieced together TP and paper towel tubes. Used marbles. The kiddo loved it and even still pulls it out to roll the marbles into a dump truck. He wont' let me toss any cardboard tubes now.
Fun Summer Art Project - Water Gun Painting - So fun! (as long as they don't shoot each other.
From class schedules to world capitals, pack your kids lunch boxes with something sweeter than flash cards! They're easy kids snacks great for after school & the lunchroom. Add a helpful reminder to your Rice Krispies Treats wrappers, and help your kids remember the important stuff...like how much you care!