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Friends, let me tell you something. My creativity flew out the window as soon as summer started. Kid’s crafts… can’t come up with a good one. Kid’s activities… forget about it. Thank goodness for my friends Holly Homer and Rachel Miller from Kids Activities Blog. Their book, 101 Kids Activities That Are the Bestest, Funnest Ever!, is full of fun ideas. It’s perfect for busy families, families with kids of multiple age groups, bored kids, or just anyone wanting to do something fun. It was a life saver for me and I know it will be for you too.
The girls gravitated to the book as soon as it came in the mail. The leafed through it several time. I finally got out a pad of post-its and asked them to mark anything that sounded interested. They marked a lot. Luckily, the projects in this book are easy and it’s very likely that you’ll have all the supplies you need at home. Thank goodness! I love activities that you can do spur of the moment.
We started with these bouncing balls. They’re a fun combination of a bouncy ball and a yo-yo. We made them early on in the summer and they are still going strong. They were fun to make and once you are done, you can play all sorts of games with them. Fun!
We also started making this DIY Straw Building Set. We veered off a little with the project and worked together to make the longest straw chain ever. It was a great way to spend a rainy afternoon.
With modifications listed for younger kids and older kids, this is the perfect book for any family or any grandparent. Keep it in your toolbox. Don’t worry about ever running out of ideas. 101 Kids Activities That Are the Bestest, Funnest Ever! will come to your rescue!