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Cool Off Sponge Necklace Tutorial for Hot, Hot Days - The Beading Gem's Journal I would let the girls make it themselves. Need to find kid friendly needles, I know they are out there.

great for the gkids on a hot day outside of course. cooling sponge necklace via: Dollar Store Mom

A good ocean themed party favor. Sea sponges for bath time.

How to Make Super Soaker Sponge Bombs. Or maybe I should hide a bucket of them behind my desk! Shhh don't tell Summer Fun Kids Summer fun ideas for kids

SPONGE BOMBS! More fun than water balloons and easier! There's a tutorial about how to make them on You Tube. Sorry this is just a picture not a link.

Make "Sponge Bombs" and gather some neighbourhood kids (and adults) together along with a few buckets of water for a fun water fight. unlike water balloons you won't have pick up a ton of shriveled latex balloon pieces afterwards.

Sponge Ball Water Fight | The kids will love  this.

Sponge Ball Water Fight

Float frisbees in a kiddie pool and toss sponges. If a sponge lands on the frisbee it's a winner! (you can even write prize name on the bottom of the frisbee in permanent marker.)

Beat the heat on a hot summer day with these toddler-friendly kiddie-pool games. (Remember to supervise children near water.

Homemade bath crayons recipe!

Homemade bath crayons - Buy some glycerin soap at a craft store. Melt it in the microwave, add food coloring, and pour into a mold. I used an ice cube tray. Takes about an hour to cool completely, then pop out of the mold and you have crayons!

Water Party / OCP / Birthday Party Ideas / Party Blog on imgfave

DIY Sponge balls for outdoor water parties. -easier for mommy than filling dozens of water balloons!


Play At Home Mom LLC: Bubble Boy. A Giant "bubble" for the kiddos to play in.

Great activity for a theme day in the classroom -- ideas for books & activities for camping fun!

Hosting an Indoor Camp-out with the Kids


39 American Girl Doll DIYs That Won't Break The Bank

100 Things to Do This Summer

Save Green Being Green: Try-It Tuesday: A 100 Things To Do This Summer List with Journal- i am so excited for summer now!

Sponge Balls in Water (instead of water balloons!) | Guess who's gonna go buy sponges and a giant bucket for band camp? :D @Lynsey Ptacek - Do you think Zach will let me? Haha

The Great Water Balloon Alternative: It's that time of year again - time for water games without the broken balloon mess to clean up! And without having ALL of that time into making the 100 water balloons for 3 minutes of fun!

little reasons to smile | sabbrrenaaa

Have fun with Watercolor Pastels in this DIY Tattoo for summer. Also check out these Visual Summer Bucket List Ideas for Kids.

mud pit - so they can be busy while I'm gardening.

Involve your kids in your gardening this year, no matter how old they are. Here are 25 excellent ideas for gardening with kids, from toddlers to teenagers. 25 Ideas for Gardening With Kids via