Another week stuck inside with the kids? Now more than ever, it’s important to make the best of what we have at home. But that doesn’t mean doing the same thing day after day. instead, it’s time to get inspired! Here are a few ideas to keep you moving and motivated.
Try mixing two tasty treats together. We guarantee these Cookie Butter Rice Krispie Treats will be a homemade hit. It’s as easy as pressing the Rice Krispie mixture into a pan, covering that with chocolate, and then layering Pirouline wafers on top. With just six ingredients, it will take you less than an hour. Click here for the recipe.
Burn off some energy with this homemade Skeeball Game from Toddler Approved.
This easy activity only requires a few things and can keep kids moving for hours. You can also sneak in a little learning about colors and numbers.
Butter Slime, anyone? No, it’s not really made of butter but instead gets its name from the cool buttery-like texture. It’s also not as stretchy as you would expect, but more moldable and fluffy. We love this recipe from “The Best Ideas For KIDS.” This slime is really easy to make and leaves very little mess on your hands since you don’t have to use any food coloring.
Tic-tac-toe is a great game for kids of all ages. Not only is it fun, but it also teaches kids valuable skills like problem-solving and strategy. Check out this homemade tic-tac-toe project from “Run Wild My Child.” Start with a nature walk to collect rocks for your game pieces, round up your gameboard, and some paint. All you need are a few supplies to make something that will keep your kids entertained for hours.
Teach your kids the value of saving without spending much money in the process. Gather your old Pirouline tins, some felt, and glue. With just 11 steps, it should only take you about 45 minutes to complete. Get the instructions here.
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