Originally I was going to keep them in summer camp to help eliminate this, but I thought to myself … anything they can do in summer camp, I can totally do myself at home with the help of Pinterest.
Which has been true, but even with all the projects and their favorite daily activities, I am on the verge of a mutiny.
In yet another desperate attempt not to be overthrown by small children before my husband is home from work, I put together some more activities I think the kids would love. Some we have done, and some are on our to-do list for the upcoming week/weeks before school goes back. Unlike most, our kids don’t head back to pre-school till September.
These are some of my favorite projects; if you have one you would like to include, be sure to leave a comment below!
Can Stilts 1 of 8What is more fun than your toddler learning how to walk on hand-made stilts? If your toddler is anything like mine, once they can walk, they want to walk with anything on their feet, even if it doesn't belong there!
Credit: Zakka Life
Ice Cube Paints 2 of 8This is a genius idea for the hot weather. Plus it is super easy to clean up!
Credit: Share and Remember
Tin Foil River 3 of 8Who would have thought that a roll of tin foil would bring such entertainment to toddlers? I have this on my list of projects for the upcoming week!
Credit: Camo and Bows
Ice Cube Boats 4 of 8Another awesome keeping cool activity. All you need is a bowl of water, some plastic cups, and straws and you have a fun activity that can be as simple as playing in a water table, or bringing them into a kiddie pool. Either way I am willing to bet your toddlers will love it!
Credit: Alpha Mom
Learning Color Fun 5 of 8Every summer has those rainy days and there is nothing worse than a bunch of kids whining about how bored they are. This is a great rainy day activity to help your toddlers learn their colors!
Credit: Sew Fantastic
DIY Slime 6 of 8If you are up for a sticky activity, try some homemade colorful slime with your kiddos!
Credit: Tot Treasures
Scavenger Hunt 7 of 8This is a genius idea for a fun outdoor activity! Take an old egg carton and make a scavenger hunt of nature related things you can find in your own yard! You can also make this an indoor project for rainy days too!
Credit: I am Momma - Hear Me Roar
Excavating Objects 8 of 8This is a great idea if your kids love to break things like mine do. LOL! Freeze some neat objects in ice and then let them excavate them!
Credit: Chasing Cheerios
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