Easy Button Headbands

Here's a way to use those random buttons that you can't bare to part with because you know you'll need them someday. I bought some headbands at the dollar store and had my granddaughters create their own. Megan wanted hers to be simple but Kate wanted every button she...

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Paper Beads

These beads are easy and fun to make. You use paper you would normally throw away or recycle. This activity reinforces measuring and patterning skills. You'll need: A variety of paper (magazines, comics, wrapping paper, etc.) Scissors Glue Pencil Yarn Directions: 1....

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Milk Carton Catcher

This is a fun and easy way to play catch with kids. It’s especially great for younger children who may have difficulty catching with their hands. You can even play inside the house. Materials: 1 gallon milk carton with handle (empty, of course) Ball or bean bag...

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Fruit Smoothies

Nothing like an ice cold smoothie to quench your thirst on a hot summer day. They're easy to make and healthy too. Sunny Surprise Smoothie Ingredients: 1 cup low-fat milk 8 ounces frozen strawberries 3 ounces orange juice concentrate 1 frozen banana (cut into chunks...

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Father’s Day Gift

This is an easy gift for fathers made from a CD cover. Dad can display this on his desk at work or someplace that he can see it often. You will need: Clear CD cover Paper Scissors & glue Markers, stickers, photos, etc. Directions: 1. Trace paper and cut to fit...

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