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Pugil sticks DIY and camping game!

We just got back from camping –and holy laundry pile! This year we played it low key! We usually have lots of fun things planned…but life is getting busy and this was the only real “activity” we had planned! Pugil sticks! It’s just one BIG pool noodle (walmart had them for $3) and two dowels. […]




Hula Hoop Pass–fun activity

This game is quick, easy and only involves people and a hula hoop! Perfect for a family reunion or classroom party! Have two teams and race to see who can get the hula hoop passed all the way to end and back! Make a line (or circle) of people…all holding hands. the hula hoop has […]




Sharpie shoes-fun teen craft!

I bought some plain white shoes at Walmart (for $6) so my daughter had something to wear on our camping trips so she didn’t ruin her nice sneakers. And of course we had to jazz them up! She did these all herself! (she’s 13!) Picked the neon paint color and doodled them up! Perfect teen […]




Summer to do list printable

I don’t know about you–but I totally forget to do all the fun stuff I originally  had planned to do! Summer just escapes us!   You can grab the printable HERE!  and then have the kids fill out with all the fun stuff they want to do ! Stuff to do, create, cook, go!   […]




Creative cues-kids activity with free printables

This is one of our FAVORITE games to play–especially during the summer –because it actually involves tapping into the kids creativity….shhh..don’t tell! It’s like when you sneak vegetables in brownies! It’s so fun that kids won’t even notice! Creative Cues!  Here is the gist! You have three bags. First bag: what you are doing–scult, write […]




Hot Rock-Fun Kid’s activity

Okay–This is one our my family’s FAVORITE art activity right after this geometric art activity ! HOT ROCKS!  ANd guess what…it involves crayons…and rocks! Most have it on hand! So it’s perfect for those bored days and you’ve got NOTHING planned! I send my kids outside with a bucket to gather up some rocks. We […]




Moana crafts!

I don’t know about you…but Moana fever has hit hard around this house! We got to watch it in the theaters and then immediately went out and bought the cd so we could listen to it! It was so GREAT! So…if you are just obsessed with Moana as we are…here are some awesome crafts and diy […]




String art KNOCKOFF

I have been wanting to try out sting art for such a long time…..but let’s be real. I don’t have the patience to try to hammer in 100 nails all nice and straight (and I can only imagine the noise! headache! ) I’ve got a fun and easy hack using FloraCraft® Make It: Fun® Foam: Sheets! […]




How to make slime!

I know there are loads of fun slime recipes out in pinterest land–but I wanted to show our tried and true recipe on how to make slime that always yields awesome gooey ooey slime! And it’s pretty easy DIY! Here is what you need! 1 bottle of Elmer’s glue (7.625 ounces) water Food coloring glitter […]




Totally Awesome DIY Bookmarks

 I love a good book–I used to read all the time-but I”m the type that gets so wrapped up in a good book that I literally neglect EVERYTHING until I finish the book!  So maybe I need to craft me up some cute bookmarks so I would actually use them! A lot of these are just […]