Marble Races with a cheap pool noodle (boys would be occupied for hours.) great for rainy or hot summer days!

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!

activities for school holidays

screen free week kids activities

_Are you, could you, dare you join in Screen-Free Week this week? Do your kids have too much screen time? 100 fun kids activities you could try this week as a family whether you're inspired to spend an hour, a day or the whole week screen free.

fill a truck bed full of pillows and blankets and drive to the middle of nowhere to go stargazing.... bucket list.

A must for anyone’s bucket list, fill a truck bed with pillows and blankets and go stargazing . Stargaze - pillows - bucket list - truck - blankets - life - before I die - love - live -

toddler activities

What can I do with my toddler?

Some toddler activities for inspiration! 50 sensory activities, arts and crafts, material explorations and other toddler activities! I'd love to hear even more suggestions for toddler activities!

Some GREAT homemade costumes, like this one - a bag of jellybeans!!

So many GREAT homemade Halloween costume ideas, like this one - a bag of jellybeans! I actually was a bag of jellybeans for Halloween one year!

100 Ways to entertain a toddler: Pinning now to read later.

Art 100 Ways to entertain a toddler. This Mom has fun (and funny) ideas to interest her toddler. She rates each with a grade to its success. for-the-kids

75 Things to Do With Your Kids this Summer - fun, creative and inexpensive ideas

75 Things to do with your kids (many are FREE).Traditions they will remember. Someone wrote: "Best list I've ever seen! So many things I'd never heard or thought of!" - Some fun ideas that the kids will love!

Newton's First:  with raw eggs.  Pinner said: "ok, this is cool! Our family just tried it. I wish I had, had a camera for my husband's face when I knocked the pie pan! lol The kids think this is SO cool!"

Newton's Law with raw eggs. Egg will fall into the cup unbroken when pie plate and 'tower" go flying. Pinner said she wished she had a camera or her husband's face when I knocked the pie pan! The kids think this is SO cool!

Six Sisters' Stuff: 100 Things To Do With Kids This Summer

Six Sisters' Stuff: 100 Things To Do With Kids This Summer. some really cute things to do with kids. Might be a nanny this summer, I'll need this!

101 Toddler Activities on Road Trips

101 Toddler Activities - Road Trip ideas, games, and hands on activities for kids - parents, keep your child busy and happy in the car on long trips. Perfect for travel with toddler or preschool aged kids.

40 ways to distract a toddler

keeping the kids busy: Ziplock bag "finger painting" {fun for them, CLEAN for Mama!}---unless they open the bag. I'm too curious to allow the bag to stay closed.

Top 10 Pinterest boards for kids art and crafts~~

top 10 pinterest boards for kids art and craft

Road Trip Games & Activities, Road Trip Art Projects, Road Trip Snacks, Road Trip Must-have items, Things for your kids to play with at your destination, Random Tips For Keeping Your Sanity Traveling with Preschoolers, Road Trip with Kids Resources

Tips for Traveling with Kids - Long Car Rides 40 tips for a road trip with kids headphones Five Epic Road Trips

my goodness this has MADE MY DAY..moveable sand box, doesn't get any better!

Outdoors: Sandbox on Wheels

sandbox on wheels! I adore this idea - perfect for us with no space in the yard for a sandpit!