When the temperatures are soaring and it's too hot to do much of anything, we have three words for you: Water. Balloon. Fight. What's that you say? It's too steamy out to force yourself to leave your house in search of balloons to fill? Sit your...No latex balloons on hand? No problem! Use paper to make a splash with this water balloon.
Pump up the summer fun with a water balloon fight. Credit: Pumponator.com
This toy is so gonna pump (clap) your kids up this summer.Can you say water balloon fight? The Pumponator, a pumping station for filling balloons with water...Did somebody say water balloon fight?
Scoop up fun with this ice cream set. Credit: Moolka.com
Summer and ice cream are always a winning combination, so why not scoop up a little yummy fun for the little ones?We're especially craving Spielstabil's Ice Cream Set, a...Play ice cream shop in the sand, then wash it up and dish up real ice cream later.
Dora sunscreen? Fabuloso! Credit: Drugstore.com
We don't know about you, but getting our kids to stand still for sunscreen can put a real damper on fun in the sun.But bring Dora or SpongeBob into the process and things suddenly get...The Nickoldeon characters make sunscreen application a breeze.
During the last few weeks of school my kids brought home piles of flyers for summer camps and activities. The pressure on parents to fill those once-lazy-summer-days with organized and expensive activities is tremendous. After all, they all sound...
Yesterday my two boy, ages 14 and almost 3, were kicking about the house and nagging me while I was trying to work. We have rid out home of the cable television, they had already read books and the older one has lost his computer privileges for the...
We notice such a vast difference in our kids in terms of their behavior, their calmness, and their creativity when we force them to turn off all of the screens in the house (as Mary P. calls them): The TV and computer screens. We usually let them...