13 May 2016

Salt Art Project

Last night my kids made these really fun salt art. So simple and fun! Supplies: Card stock or heavy paper Glue (Elmers or Tacky) Salt Watercolors Cookie sheet or casserole dish Directions: With a pencil, draw a simple design on your cardstock. Outline design with the glue. While the glue is still wet, place card […]

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3 May 2016

Making a Marshmallow Shooter Gun

Making your own marshmallow shooter is VERY easy!  And the kids can be entertained for quite a while! Here are the items needed to make your own marshmallow shooter.   Plastic cups 12” balloons Scissors Bag of mini marshmallows Cut the bottom of your cup off.   Tie a knot in a balloon with no […]

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13 Aug 2015

Erupting Soap

Who knew you could combine a microwave with Ivory soap and have a blast?  I know I didn’t. This is a fun and EXTREMELY easy activity to do with your kids!  I saw this idea on kidsactivitiesblog.com and knew right away my kiddos would love it!  The only thing you need is Ivory soap (it […]

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7 Jul 2015

Shaving Cream Bath Paint

Turn bath time into art time with some easy to make Shaving Cream bath paints! My children love bath time and can spend endless hours swishing and splashing in the water. They love to pretend to be mermaids and pirates and by the time they are done, their little toes and fingers look like raisins. […]

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3 Jun 2015

Sea Life Activities

My kids LOVE the ocean! They can spend the whole day at our local aquarium. Well, let’s be honest, so can I. The sea is so fascinating! It is so vast and full of life! You can spend hours getting caught up in learning about what’s under the deep. I love to learn about these […]

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13 May 2015

5 Tips To Get Your Kids To Read!

The other day, I was looking through Pinterest when I came across this picture. Source: AlphabetSummerKits on Pinterest I LOVE that!! Isn’t it the truth? Children learn to become readers through us parents! I love to take a time out of the day to cuddle with my little ones and read a book or two. […]

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11 Dec 2014

Star Wars Snowflakes

Every year my kids and I make fun snowflakes to decorate the house and windows with. We love living in an area where we have a white Christmas. There is something magical about snow around Christmas time. And there is nothing like coming in from outside playing in the snow to a warm cup of […]

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11 Jul 2014

Elephants Toothpaste

  What a fun and easy science experiment to do with your kiddos!  I had all of these items in my house already and the kids were more than thrilled to try this out.  I doubt elephants really use toothpaste, but the experiment gets it’s name because when it’s foaming over it looks like a […]

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7 Jun 2014

How to Make a Lava Lamp

Have your kids ever wanted a lava lamp?  Well, now they can make their own using everyday household items!  This is a fun and inexpensive way to make your very own lava lamp! Items needed: Empty and clean 16 oz. plastic soda bottle with the lid Vegetable oil Food coloring A large Alka-Seltzer tablet Water […]

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1 May 2014

Alphabet Summer for Kids

Since we launched this site we often get asked, “What is Alphabet Summer?”  In a nutshell, we say it’s an A-Z summer bucket list!  Alphabet Summer really provides structure to an unstructured summer!  We’ve created a few different schedules to follow to help keep the kids from getting bored.  Alphabet Summer is really easy and […]

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