Summer has unofficially arrived! And in the next few months, you can bet you're going to be spending more hours than you can count with little people. Your own. Or nieces and nephews, grandchildren, neighbors, weekend visitors, or the VBS crowd.
Your key to survival just might turn out to be this oh-so-cool Summertime Jar from Over the Big Moon ...
Even ol' Grandma just might be convinced to try:
#2 Hot rocks with crayons
#3 Water balloon fight
#8 Squirt bottle water fight
#9 Jump on the trampoline with ice cubes
#22 Decorate a shoe box for all your summer treasures
#33 Marshmallow guns
#34 Excavate toys out of ice
Check out all 41 ideas - many come complete with instructions for those of us who don't have a clue, and the creators of this outstanding bucket list have graciously provided an easy to download list. And of course, the kids are going to want to add their own brilliant ideas to the mix! This sure beats endless hours of mindless absorption in screens or constant whining that there's nothing to do.
I'd love to know what worked for you and your little fan club. And before you get creative, be sure to weigh in with My Favorite Thing About Summer Is ...