25 Drivetastic Busy Bag Ideas for Road Trips

Fantastic busy bag ideas that are perfect for road trips

Here's a slew of busy bag ideas you can have ready for your next road trip! The kids will love you (and you'll love the trip for once). Summer is among us and that usually means family trips and vacations. Whether it's a short weekend trip or a long road trip or airplane ride, the kids often need to have some entertainment. They only can take a nap so much! While I have lots of ...

2 Simple Tape Activities: What to Do with Lines of Tape

2 activities to do with just some lines of tape to keep the kids busy (and moving!)

I finally got some colored tape! (affiliate link) I didn't even have plans for it, but I felt the need to have it for some fun tape activities! We got to it right away. I taped some fun lines on the floor in three different colors. A blue zig zag line. A red curvy line. And one straight line in green. We ended up with two tape activities with this one setup of colored ...

A Sample Weekly Plan of Crafts for Kids

7 simple crafts to do for a week with the kids

Every weekend I try to make a plan of activities for the coming week to start on Monday. I start with the gauging what my child is interested in (using the "My Child This Week" sheet of the free weekly planner). I fill one out for each of my kids and what they’re into at the moment. I use this as my guide to plan our activities accordingly. With each of my kids’ interests, I ...

How to Play Outdoor Games for All Ages, Together

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Whether you have multiple kids yourself or you are just lucky enough to hang out with a group of kids in various stages of development, these tips for outdoor games for all ages will help you keep things running smoothly! And they will encourage big kids and little kids to play together in ways that are enjoyable for everybody! I often find myself in the position of facilitating ...