summer-activities

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DIY Dollar Store Trophies For Fun Family Events

Let’s face it – games become much more real when there’s a trophy to win…or anything to win for that matter. Whether you’re planning a game night, family reunion or just want to surprise someone with a goofy gift, these Dollar Store trophies are a quick and easy DIY project! Pick up random trinkets for […]

DIY for Home

DIY Backyard Games for Kids and Adults

Summer is halfway over where I live, and I still find myself looking for ideas for my kids nearly every single day. I’m all about sending my kids outside and letting them find some fun for themselves. Sometimes they love just playing in the yard with their siblings, and sometimes they need a little more […]

Parenting

21 Fun Activities For Your Mid-Summer Bucket List

Between Memorial Day and the Fourth of July, summer fun abounds. You experience all your seasonal firsts: barbecues, parties, beach days, and even the first official day of summer. The season is fresh and new, and so you are excited to dive right into summer fun. Then Independence Day hits, and once all the flag […]

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These DIY Window Clings Are A Mess Free Indoor Activity For Kids

The time will come this summer when your kids need to escape the hot weather and enjoy the air conditioning indoors. But that doesn’t mean they have to give up fun summer activities. Give your kids a chance to make their own fun summer-themed window clings by painting their own shapes or following stencils. With […]

Parenting

Why I’m Letting My Kids Be Bored This Summer

I’m kind of a procrastinator when it comes to planning my kids’ summer breaks. Each year I tell myself I’ll schedule a variety of camps that will enrich and entertain them while occupying all their free time. Giving them lasting memories of a summer spent doing fun scheduled activities so no one utters the words […]

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30 Summer Crafts for Kids That’ll Keep Boredom at Bay

Summer crafts for kids can be a total sanity-saver during those seemingly endless school-free days. Even if you’ve got a jam-packed schedule full of camps and pool parties, chances are—especially when it’s raining or is unbearably hot outside—you’ll still run into downtime and with it, those dreaded two words: “I’m bored.” So to pass the time and keep your littles entertained, it’s […]