Clara and I had a lot of cleaning to get done this week, so we filmed a short video with parenting tips to show how we make cleaning fun. You can watch it on our NEW YouTube channel. — 5 Ways to Make Cleaning Fun for Kids Pst! Be sure to click on the “subscribe” button […]
Have you tried playing with cloud dough yet?? It is totally awesome! We made two big batches of it for a cloud dough ice cream shop — LOTS of pretend play FUN! I’m not exaggerating when I say that the girls played with this stuff for hours, and it was another great use for our […]
Here’s another activity to add to the list of things to do with the kids this Summer — Make your own water pistol target range! Emily and Clara had such a GREAT time with this, and it’s super easy to set up. Start by stacking some paper cups into a pyramid shape, as shown below. […]
I’m guest posting for my friends at Melissa & Doug today — come see how Clara and I made Patriotic Note Cards (while sneaking in some learning fun too)! Wishing you and your lovely family a wonderful holiday weekend!!
Need an idea for what to do with the kids on a rainy day? This pretend pizzeria kept Clara happily occupied and provided plenty of imaginative play time fun! We had already recycled our cardboard cafe into a cardboard classroom, and now it’s been recycled yet again into a pretend pizzeria. We used a […]
I am guest posting for my friends at Melissa & Doug today, and you can come see how the girls made their own Trunki Town! You may want to make a one of your own! Wishing you and your lovely family a wonderful fun-filled weekend!
I’m guest posting for my friends at Stonyfield today to share tips for organic gardening with your kids! Have you started a garden with your kids? We would love to hear about it! Leave a comment and share your stories with us.
“I know it is wet And the sun is not sunny. But we can have Lots of good fun that is funny!” –The Cat in the Hat Looking for some boredom-busting ideas to get you through a rainy day with the kids?? Here are 50 of our favorite ways to spend a rainy day: Painting! […]
This week, Joyce from Childhood Beckons and I thought it would be fun to share 50 of our best ideas for connecting with your kids through unplugged play, and we’ve even included a free printable list! To download the list, head over to Joyce’s blog to check out our latest post in the Connect with […]
These are pretty self-explanatory… ….but they made Emily and me giggle! Straws + black construction paper moustaches = Fun!! And just in time for Cinco de Mayo. 🙂
Know what’s better than tissue paper flowers?? GIANT tissue paper flowers! They make festive (and frugal) party decorations, and have the power to turn any ordinary picnic into a fabulous fiesta! We used the same instructions here, but with entire sheets of tissue paper to make HUGE flowers. I love how bright and […]
We had a lovely time sweepin’ the clouds away at Sesame Place for Opening Day! We went on several rides including the carousel (more than once)… …watched the super-fun Neighborhood Street Party Parade! But my favorite moment of the day, was watching Emily climb the HUGE nets!! A BIG thank you to […]
It’s time for another post in our Connect with your Kids series — this time the lovely Joyce from Childhood Beckons and I are sharing our ten favorite tips for turning art and craft time into treasured family memories! We hope you enjoy lots of quality time with your kids while creating beautiful artwork together. […]
The perfect day starts with a yummy breakfast. Then, it’s time for a morning workout. The gym is sooooooo overrated. What you really want to do is jump in puddles!!! LOTS of smiles!! Once everyone has gotten cleaned up, it’s time to draw on giant sheets of plexiglass. Oh yes! […]
In honor of Earth Day, here are some links from the archives of our Earth Day craft and activity ideas that feature recycled materials. Enjoy! Bird Feeders from Recyclables Bird Watching Kit Frugal Fun with Music Spring Storage Boxes Spring Basket Frugal Fun with Stilts Matching Game with Juice Lids Baby Food Jar Lanterns Marble […]
I’m so excited about this week’s Connect with Your Kids post!! You can find it at Joyce’s amazing blog — Childhood Beckons. This week we’re featuring 10 Simple Tips for Outdoor Play, just in time for Earth Day, along with some of our favorite outdoor games and activities. Have fun enjoying some quality time outdoors with […]
Please give a warm welcome to my 8 year old, Emily for her very first guest post here on Inner Child Fun!! If you haven’t already seen it, be sure to check out her blog (and subscribe to her feed ’cause it would totally make her day) at TreehouseCity.com Hi! I’m Emily, and I’m 8 […]
It’s time for another GREAT giveaway here on Inner Child Fun — this time from our friends at HP who have asked me to help spread the word about their wonderful eSmiles campaign! One very lucky Inner Child Fun reader will win a HP Photosmart 7510 e-All-in-One Printer courtesy of HP!!! The HP Photosmart 7510 allows […]