Archive for the ‘Fun Activities’ Category

Window Paints

Well the thunderstorms started last night and it is supposed to be storming off and on for a day and a half. This means bored and grumpy kids. My kids hate being stuck inside and seeing how dark and gloomy it is outside does not help. I thought that today might be a perfect day [...]

Bathtub Paints

I can not tell you how many times parents have asked me what they can do to get their kids in the bath without it becoming a big battle. When my girls were little I would make it a fun and relaxing time for them. We had bath toys and games they would play with [...]

Peanut Butter Playdough

Every time I tell someone that we made Peanut Butter Playdough people want to know more about it. My kids LOVE playing with it. The best part is that they get to eat what they create. Kids love edible crafts! Peanut Butter Playdough is perfect for those cold or rainy days when kids are stuck [...]

Bubble Blowing Solution

Summer vacation has begun so we are all looking for more outdoor activities for our kids. An all time favorite among kids is blowing bubbles. Parents can often get frustrated though because they run out so fast or get spilled. So here is my recipe to make your own bubble blowing solution Making your own [...]

Get Outside and Play

It is way too nice outside to be sitting indoors. It is time to get out there and have some fun. Once it gets warm out we spend a lot of time outside playing together. Here are some activities that require things you usually have around the house. BALLOON or BEACH BALL VOLLEYBALL Everyone turns [...]

Thanksgiving Fun & Games

So what will your family be doing on Thanksgiving? For most families Thanksgiving means lots and lots of football. Some kids love football and others have no interest in it. A great holiday gathering can turn very bad, very fast if kids get bored. A great holiday with family is when you keep kids occupied [...]

How to Make Friendship Bracelets

I am a proud Mommy yet again. All of my websites started because my kids came home from school telling me that almost all of their friends had no idea how to make friendship bracelets. My girls LOVE making them. It is one of those relaxing things you can do while going on a long [...]

Geocaching

We have a winner in the Fun Family Ideas category! Ryan Simonsen and his family have been geocaching for years in Wisconsin. I knew Ryan and Sheila back when we were young but lost contact with them during the years that we lived in Arizona. I am very glad that Ryan sent this entry to [...]

Have Fun and Make Ooze

  Summer is at the midway point and kids are starting to get antsy! This is when I need to find fun things to do at home to keep the girls busy and entertained. So I think today will be Ooze. The girls love playing with Ooze. I love that even if they get it [...]

Bathtub Paints

Noelle had a great time at her concert Monday night. I loved not having to bring in a big cello for once. The clarinet is much easier to keep safe too. I really do not like how late they have the concerts here though. I do not fully remember what time concerts started in Arizona [...]

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