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Collection by Andrea Despain

Andrea Despain
What a great thing to make for all those fun birthday parties or even maybe for holidays!!! Totally making for the Forth of July!

DIY: Bubbles | Refill Container

This bubble recipe is so super easy to make and so frugal! I found this at Come Together Kids Items Used: Refill container ...

nature walk scavenger hunt list with pictures | Photo Scavenger Hunt for Kids {Free Printables}

Photo Scavenger Hunt for Kids {Free Printables}

Ariana and I were thinking of something fun we could do one day and I came up with a nature scavenger hunt. Ariana loves any excu...

DIY Water Wall. You could make this in under an hour and it's dirt cheap (if not free).

DIY Water Wall | TinkerLab

How to build a low-cost DIY Water Wall with recycled bottles. Easy, inexpensive summer fun for kids!

How to Make Tree Stump Planters

How to Make Tree Stump Planters

Glow in the dark baseball!! This would be a blast for a family night, family reunion, group date night, etc... Love her ideas! #baseball #glowinthedark #howdoesshe

Glow-In-The-Dark Baseball! The Greatest Game Ever Played!

The greatest game of baseball ever played happened while we were vacationing on the warm sandy beaches of California. We played in the waves and sand all day! As the hours passed we forgot to pull out our fat bat and wiffle balls! It wasn't until the sun set, and we went to grab the glow sticks we had purchased for that night, that we noticed the untouched baseball supplies! In an effort to make our fun day at the beach last a little longer, my mom thought up the brilliant idea of stringing…

How to make clay sculptures - taking art outdoors

Clay face sculptures forest school craft - NurtureStore

Here’s a fantastic outdoor art idea that’s perfect for forest school. We’re using natural materials found in the forest to make clay faces on tree trunks. How to make clay faces on tree trunks The forest provides and abundance of natural materials that we can use for a forest school art lesson. Here’s […]

Homemade Bird Feeders Kids Can Make

Invite birds into your yard with these homemade bird feeders that kids can make. This is a fun and educational activity for the whole family!

How to make make a giant observation tower for earthworms.  A great way to observe worms for several days!


How to make make a giant observation tower for earthworms. A great way to observe worms for several days!

Pool Noodle Backyard Obstacle Course!

Pool Noodle Backyard Obstacle Course

Games with Pool Noodles I've mentioned before that my mom created and taught a Motor Development program for over twenty years....

Now is a GREAT time to make Seed Bombs... ready for the Spring!

How to Make Seed Bombs Recipe - Red Ted Art - Make crafting with kids easy & fun

How to make seed bombs. Easy seed bomb recipe. Paper mache seed bombs. Diy seed bombs. Seed bombs for kids. How to make wildflower seed bombs. wildflower seed bombs. What flowers. Foundation and KS1 Garden Crafts and STEAM activities. Environmental crafts. How to make a paper bomb that explodes. How to make seed art.

Momma's Fun World: Water Wall fun

Water Wall fun

We got a set from Lakeshore Learning that was colored piping and you pour water in it and the water runs thru. J and C loves playing with them so I thought a water wall would be fun to make. So the kids and I took a trip to Home Depot and got peg board and cable ties. The peg board will have to be cut it is one big sheet for $18., so I had the guy cut the board into 3 pieces no set size. Then when we got home we gathered things around the house to make our water wall. We used different size…

Go Outside! Cards ~ Creative Family Fun ~ a free, printable boredom buster to add a surprise element to your outdoor play. What do your kids love to do outside?

Go Outside! Cards - Creative Family Fun

Back in the early days of this blog, my Go Outside Cards post was one of my most popular posts. It still has people stopping by daily.It was a simple idea to add a surprise element to your day. The premise was simple. Write several outdoor activities on index cards, put them in an envelope, […]

An outdoor ball run...

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Bubble blowers made from paper - cool! Plus two other ways to make DIY bubble blowers. Adding this to the summer bucket list!

Pregnancy, baby and toddler health information at BabyCentre UK

BabyCentre is the most complete online resource for new and expectant parents featuring resources such as unique baby names, newborn baby care and baby development stages - BabyCentre UK