Ice Discovery

Ice Discovery

Add small toys to an ice cube tray, add water and freeze. When frozen, let kids pour warm water over the cubes to uncover the...
Connection

Connection

We first tried to call this game Boomerang, but Connection is what stuck. This is just a talking game we made up…we play in the car, waiting rooms, dinner table… one person starts with a random word (a toddler is a great random word generator) and you take...
Bucket Fishing

Bucket Fishing

Fill a bucket or plastic bin with water and bath toys. Let the kids use a net to catch the floating toys. Blindfold older...
Paper Egg Decorating

Paper Egg Decorating

Eggs are a little scarce and I honestly didn’t want that many hard-boiled eggs, so we didn’t dye them this Easter. Instead, my mom sent over 3 sheets of paper with eggs drawn on them. They colored and used tissue paper to decorate. Sort of lame, but I...
City of Boxes

City of Boxes

I kept all our cereal, cracker, granola bar boxes, as well as a few plastic jars and TP rolls for the past few weeks. The kids then were given the boxes, along with glue, paper, scissors, tape, and crayons and told to make a town. I told them to be judicious with my...