Marble Races with a cheap pool noodle (occupies the kids for hours.) Did this, but instead of cutting the pool noodle, the marble is small enough to fit inside the full noodle to roll down. Then can use the noodle for other things too!
Shadow drawing is a simple but fun outdoor art activity for kids. "In the morning a.) or late afternoon p.), place a table in a sunny spot where long shadows will be cast. Unroll paper along one side of the table, and arrange a variety of object
DIY Nature Paint Brushes for Kids - Making your own nature paint brushes is easy, fun and free! It will get you and your kids out in the nature and kids will have a blast collecting natural materials - And pine needles make fantastic brushes!
::not this, but the games could be how quickly can you rescue the dinosaur or how quickly can you get rid of an ice cube:: Fun-with-Ice-discover-the-ice-age-with-the-kids-with-this-simple-activity-full-of-learning-opportunities-DINO-Ice-Exploration.