101 Almost Free Things to Do With Your Kids This Summer....Summer come soon!!

101 Things to do with kids this summer summer fun kids free diy activities for kids money saving kid activities family ideas family activities summer activities

Treat box for traveling. One per kid, no refills.  Tackle this idea! Need to remember for future road trips!    This could also be used for adult treats.... Can you say camping idea

Treat box for traveling. One per kid, Tackle this idea! Need to remember for future road trips! This could also be used for adult treats. Can you say camping idea

DIY/for Kids :: drive in movie cars for family movie night.

DIY/for Kids :: drive in movie cars for family movie night. Great idea, fun to make (let the KIDS design/paint/decorate their own vehicle). Fun for a party or movie for family night @ preschool.

Fill plastic bottles with colored water for lawn bowling! Drop in a glow stick for 'night' lawn bowling! Great for summer and camping trips!

Make a backyard bowling alley. Add food coloring to clear plastic bottles of water. Use party streamers as lane margins. Add glow sticks for night bowling. (These would make great outdoor table nightlights also with the glowsticks, gonna try it!

Cruella DeVil Costume

Cruella DeVil - Halloween Costume Contest at

Funny pictures about Little Cruella de Vil. Oh, and cool pics about Little Cruella de Vil. Also, Little Cruella de Vil photos.

crayonhearts by cottoncandycastle, via Flickr

Great valentines craft/gift idea: crayon hearts- I'm thinking a great idea for all the broken crayons we have

The "Mom, I'm Bored" Jar...Some of the activities are fun, some of them are not, so before your kids decide to have you entertain them, they really need to decide if its worth it or not! They might get “Make cookies with Mom”, or they might get “Pull weeds.” They could get “Play in the sprinklers”, or they could get “Do a chore of Mom’s choice!”

The Mom I'm Bored Jar Printable

“Mom I’m Bored” Jar. The perfect Summer Boredom Buster! Has both fun things and chores so kids better be absolutely sure they are out of ideas before asking mom to entertain them!

When your school doesn't give you a stove for your dramatic play area, you.... Turn a simple side table into a children's stove with oven!

Even in a tiny house - there's room for something like this - DIY Children Stove with Oven – Ikea Hack. Link is in a foreign language, but the picture shows it well. Cheap end table turned into toy stove. I would have loved this as a kid!

Very Hungry Caterpillar  sequencing printable

Storytime and more: The Very Hungry Caterpillar activities including free printable sequencing cards

butterfly-spoon and paper plate

Best creative plastic spoon projects comprises of ideas to make crafts with spoons. Repurpose, recycle and reuse plastic spoons in kids, home and garden.


101 Ideas for a Popsicle Stick "I'm Bored'' Jar: Activities for Kids / Free Printables

Flubber Recipe

Flubber Recipe For Kids So Fun! Here's the recipe. Flubber Mixture 1 ½ cups warm water 2 cups Elmer’s Glue Food coloring Mixture 3 tsp. Borax 1 cup Warm Water Stir mixture 1 together in 1 bowl. Mixture 2 in another bowl.

Paper plate crab with peg claws

Simple Wood Crafts

crab hat made from a paper bowl and clothespin claws! It's a hat and it's a crab!

Free printable Tooth Fairy letter and envelope. - Pin for future reference.

With love from the tooth fairy

Free printable Letter from the ToothFairy - this way they can keep their first baby tooth for a scrapbook (too late for my kids but I love the cute little envelope and it's a great idea)

Slime recipe..

Homemade Slime

Homemade Slime aka GAK 1 teaspoon borax powder 1 C water, divided 4 oz C) Elmer’s glue, clear or white food coloring