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DIY Backyard Mini Golf

Outdoor Fun: Backyard Mini Golf Course

How many golfers does it take to have fun in the backyard? FORE! But seriously, it’s easy gather up some recycled materials and things you find in your garage and create a one-of-a-kind miniature golf course in your own backyard! We raided our recycling bin to find materials that made perfect additions to our DIY […]

Kid Science: 5-Minute Ice Cream

Making ice cream is a delicious way to learn about science and the changing states of matter and chemical reactions. When salt is added to ice it causes it to melt, but also lowers the freezing temperature. This chemical reaction between salt and ice creates a very cold environment for the cream to start to […]

Kix Food Art Bear Ice Cream 1

Food Art: Bear Ice Cream Cones

There is no better Summer snack than a cool and refreshing ice cream cone.  What could be better?!  How about a cool and refreshing and CUTE bear ice cream cone?!  This Summer snack is not only delicious, but it will have your kids giggling with every lick.  It is so incredibly easy to make, you just may find yourself enjoying these all Summer […]

Berry painting -- with frozen blueberries

Play With Your Food: Berry Paintings

Looking for a way to inject some fun into snack time? Get artistic with your food, and create some fun berry paintings. It’s all right to play with your food in this sweet summer activity! Berry painting is a great activity for children who are old enough to eat berries — I love to use […]

Kix cookie butter pops

Cookie Butter Kix Pops Kids Can Make Themselves

The beauty of these easy-to-make, nut-free, no-bake treats is that kids can make them with little or no help. While the lollipop sticks aren’t necessary, they sure do make these much more fun to eat. If you like, sneak some banana slices in these treats, too!   You may substitute any nut butter for the […]

Pet Crafts: Dog Food Scoop and T-shirt Toy

Pet Crafts: Dog Food Scoop and T-shirt Toy

Getting kids to help with the family pet early on is always a good idea. It instills a sense of responsibility, teaches them that animals must be cared for every day, and gives them something to do that they can be proud of! Food and exercise are an important part of your child’s life, and […]

DIY Adorable cardboard playhouse

Make an Adorable Cardboard Playhouse

There’s nothing more fun for kids to play with than a cardboard box, except maybe a really cute cardboard box! Need a fun activity to fill a summer afternoon? Make an adorable cardboard playhouse out of a large box and some dollar store supplies. Inspired by a sweet trio of cute cardboard houses at A […]

pineapple flowers for 4th of July

Dried Pineapple Flowers for the 4th of July

These colorful dried pineapple flowers are a perfect addition to your 4th of July party. They are fun, gorgeous and easier than you think to make. You can use them as cake or cupcake toppers, to garnish drinks, to decorate your food table or even as edible leis (see below for instructions). I’ve been eager […]

Homemade Cloud Dough Recipe

Make Homemade Colored Cloud Dough

Who’s ready for some entertaining messy summer activities? Have hands-on fun with this simple recipe for homemade colored “cloud dough”: a soft, moldable powdery dough that provides tons of tactile fun for kiddos. What You Need To Make Colored Cloud Dough:   A plastic bin 8 cups of flour 1 cup of baby oil Non-toxic […]

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