With school out the kids need to be entertained. Here are a few projects that they will spend hours doing.
Balloon Tennis makes a great indoor gross motor play idea. Are you stuck inside? Too rainy, too hot, too snowy? Kids still need to get the wiggles out and a stuck indoors day can mean a ton of unused energy. If your kids seem like they are climbing the walls, then try this easy and cheap balloon tennis game. Always make sure you have balloons on hand. Make sure to pick a up a few extra fly swatters. Everyone, adults included, will want to get in on the fun. Balloons are always a hit with kids. Instructions HERE
Spray Bottle Art. It’s a simple kids DIY art project you can do with materials you have at home. Create this Spray Bottle Art when you need a quick boredom buster this summer! It’s a simple kids art project you can do with materials you probably already have at home. We’re always looking for fun outdoor activities for kids, and this one is a favorite in our family! Here’s an art project you can do with your kids that is not your usual sidewalk chalk – blowing bubbles – running in sprinklers routine. All you need is a spray bottle and paint. Instructions HERE
Edible Slime From Starburst Candy. Want in on the slime movement, but not the toxic chemicals? Try this DIY edible slime made from Starburst candies. Who wouldn’t want to make some rainbow, stretchy, gooey and completely edible slime from Starburst candies? Starburst slime is fun and tasty! Instructions HERE
How To Make Pet Rocks. This DIY project is a great way for younger children to practice fine motor skills as they hold the paint brush. Pet rocks are easy to make and inexpensive, since you can probably find plenty of rocks in your backyard. Ideally you’ll want smooth rocks – not jagged and rough. Instructions HERE