Jack's and Bailey's Stay at Home Summer Camp

3 months of gorgeous weather. What are a budding scientist and intrepid pint-sized adventurer to do? Here's some ideas.
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Giant Abstract Art: Gross Motor Painting for Kids *water balloon painting in pool. adding this to my summer bucket list.

Lasso the Moon

Water Balloon Painting: Outdoor Summer Art Activity


American Ninja Warrior Back Yard Obstacle Course for Kids! Build and re-build different ways, and then it packs up for storage.

Frugal Fun For Boys

DIY American Ninja Warrior Backyard Obstacle Course - Frugal Fun For Boys


I love Summer! There's nothing better than a Summer Backyard Party with Friends! These Summer Backyard Party Games are sure to make your BBQ a Success full of Fun Food, Games and Friends! I'm not sure there's anything better than that!

Passion for Savings

Summer Backyard Party Games


Water Wars with Sponge Bombs, 25 Best Backyard Birthday Bash Games

Pretty My Party

25 Best Backyard Birthday Bash Games - Pretty My Party


Night bowling- a super fun activity for Summer. My kids had so much fun, and the glowing ball and pins are easy to make, too!

Glow in the Dark Bowling ~ Growing A Jeweled Rose


DIY Backyard Ideas For Kids - great for summer fun!

DIY Backyard Ideas For Kids - PLAYTIVITIES


Pionit, Peonies - Suvi sur le vif | Lily.fi

Pionit, Peonies - Suvi sur le vif


Outdoor Easel Tutorial (I want one of these!!!!)

Tried & True

Outdoor Easel Tutorial & Plans - Tried & True


Newspaper Play Structures -- kids can build & re-build them. Throw a sheet overtop for an instant reading nook. :-)

Inner Child Fun

Newspaper Play Structures - Inner Child Fun


Make little hideouts of hula hoops and shower curtains.

31 DIY Ways To Make Your Backyard Awesome This Summer -


Natural materials for light table...contact paper and masking tape

still parenting: Make light catchers


The best spring activities for kids - so many ideas right here!

Spring Kids Activities ~ Learn Play Imagine


Tape Shapes Game for your toddler

The Pleasantest Thing

Tape Shapes Game - The Pleasantest Thing


DIY Colorful geometric sun catcher

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Homemade natural watercolors made from real flowers - This experiment is amazing!

Homemade Paint {Natural Watercolors} ~ Learn Play Imagine


Ideas for creating an obstacle course in your own backyard using simple toys and household items.

Outdoor Obstacle Course Play Date ~ Learn Play Imagine


Chore Dice -- one can only dream that they will get kids excited about chores.

Chore Dice - delia creates


Paint in ziplock bags, taped to table. Great distraction, no mess!

The Hippie Housewife: Mess-free finger painting


Love this list, not just for boys. We always think of 'dates' as going out but it can be just as special doing simple things at home with just mum or dad and not having to share or help or leave a sibling alone. Brilliant.

Fun Date Ideas For Moms and Sons - Life Without Pink...


Backyard chalkboard--less mess and the rain washes it away--such a good idea! Already have the board, just need to hang it! Very cool idea!

Project Denneler: Art + Outdoors = Artdoorsy


Over 75 awesome ideas for ice and water play to beat the heat this summer! Sensory play, art, games, science and much more.

Fun in the Sun with Ice and Water ~ Learn Play Imagine


Homemade ice chalk is the perfect art, sensory, and science activity to keep the kids occupied on a hot summer day.

Ice Chalk ~ Reading Confetti


Shake your own ice cream; an awesome activity for kids in the Summer!

Shake Your Own Homemade Ice Cream - Cheerios and Lattes


Huge "water bed" giant sensory bag. Best outside activity ever! A whole day of fun for under ten dollars!

Utah County Mom: Giant "water bed" outside sensory bag


120+ activities for 1-4 year olds. This list is really fabulous.

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