What Kid Doesn’t Like Water And Ice In the Summer?!
Jun26

What Kid Doesn’t Like Water And Ice In the Summer?!

This is a great summer outdoor activity. And no worries if it’s hot outside because there is water and ice involved here and that can always be diverted to a little cooling off time too. Kids learn a lot from measuring and pouring from how many cups it takes to fill a container to the fine motor skills you need to pour accurately. And of course ice is always an adventure for kids – add some color and you’ll provide...

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Great DIY Entertainment For Your Kids All Summer
Jun19

Great DIY Entertainment For Your Kids All Summer

These DIY projects do require that you do most if not all of the prep work, depending on your kid’s age, but the results of your efforts will provide hours of fun entertainment for your kids. I especially like all the colors that are used in these projects as that makes it more engaging and fun for the little ones. Not to mention the textures that are always engaging and fun for...

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Perfect For Summer Crafting
Jun15

Perfect For Summer Crafting

There are some long, hot days in the summer where you find yourself just hanging around the house. It’s best to be prepared for those occasions so that you have some fun things ready to go…before you hear the dreaded: “Mom, I’m bored” words being uttered. I find crafting is a fun and fulfilling activity that spans many ages and most things can be geared as easily to boys as to girls. Creating things with...

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Fun And Delicious “Make It In A Bag” Ice Cream
Jun13

Fun And Delicious “Make It In A Bag” Ice Cream

This is a perfect activity for your kids on a hot summer afternoon…with a delicious end result. I don’t know of many kids who don’t love ice cream! What a great idea to have them make their own and watch the process of some simple ingredients tossed together in a┬ábag, and a little while later…voila! Delicious homemade ice cream! Great for the whole family to...

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Bring Back The Macrame For An Easy DIY Planter
Jun13

Bring Back The Macrame For An Easy DIY Planter

Wow this really brings back memories. I recently spotted some of these hanging in the window at a trendy boutique and it immediately took me back to my youth when macrame was all the rage. I remember making several things like this, often much more elaborate, and giving them away as gifts. Now these are back and are all the rage, but with quite the hefty price tag for such a simple item. This is a very fun DIY and it really is so...

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A Little Messy Makes This The Perfect Summer Art Project For Kids
Jun01

A Little Messy Makes This The Perfect Summer Art Project For Kids

Yes, it’s a little messy and you definitely want your craft area to be ready and protected, but what kid doesn’t like a little messiness when they’re doing a craft – or anything for that matter! This mess is really quite contained and not really a big deal, but the end result is that the kids are going to have a “blast” creating their masterpieces. Don’t forget about Father’s Day right...

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