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Make Family Movie Night a Drive In

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.

freeze things and let him hammer them out

Keep them busy for hours! A block of ice with treasures frozen inside and a hammer. Great for hot summer days!

totally awesome indoor forts - with the cool weather coming - needing some creative ideas!

Totally Awesome Indoor Forts for Kids!----forget kids i would totally make these for myself lol

road tape! every little boy I know would love this. stocking stuffers?

shout out to the boys

Funny pictures about Road tape. Oh, and cool pics about Road tape. Also, Road tape.

What a great idea. Would be a nice reading den for a toddler

DIY - transferring the baby's pack n' play into a toddler day bed/ play tent & fort. such a great idea!

Spill proof bubbles!

Bubble mix doesn't last long in the hands of a child. Create a bubble station to provide a solution. This is so clever! / Only clever until the solution falls below the top of the bubble wand loop - then it doesn't work.

DIY washing machine for kids! SO clever! :-)

DIY play/pretend washing machine for kids! Cute idea- Good way to get the kids to put dirty clothes in basket.I would've been way more excited about putting my dirty clothes in the hamper when I was a kid if it was something like this!

Great activity for a theme day in the classroom -- ideas for books & activities for camping fun!

Hosting an Indoor Camp-out with the Kids

Drive in in the backyard. En ze kunnen dan ook nog hun auto zelf een kleurtje etc. geven. De stuurtjes en banden zijn gemaakt van plastic bordjes die zwart geverfd zijn.

Backyard drive-in movie party. The kids decorated their "cars" with stickers and markers before the movie. We used to have backyard "drive-in movies". It was so much fun!

Swim in OODLES of noodles with a Pool Noodle Bath Pit! Simple & frugal fun that lends itself to tons of learning activities. Build, sort, stack, order, graph, pattern, PLAY! They sell these at Dollar Tree!

Swim in OODLES of noodles with a Pool Noodle Bath Pit! Simple & frugal fun that lends itself to tons of learning activities. In summer, fill a kiddie pool with these!

DIY Wooden Balance Beam - easy, simple indoor gross motor play for toddlers and preschoolers

DIY Wooden Balance Beam

AGE: Toddler Demonstrates stability, balance and control in upright position Develop increased control over their body parts

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!

Scan your kids artwork into a book so you dont have to keep 1,000 pieces of paper forever. I love this especially as they get older--brilliant idea!!  Another idea would be to scan all of your childrens artwork and make a poster from walmart.

such a great idea.scan your kids artwork & make them into photobooks. Then you don't have all those pieces of paper & you have their artwork forever. (This is a neat idea because I know most of my artwork as a kid got tossed out eventually)

summertime fun ideas - river made from tinfoil

A TIN FOIL RIVER * A River Runs through it. (in our front yard) * Camo and Bows * A trickle from the garden hose keeps the tin foil in place "as you build it" along the route the water flows! * Kids of all ages will enjoy on a hot day.