1. DIY American Ninja Warrior Backyard Obstacle Course

    This American Ninja Warrior style back yard obstacle course has been a huge hit with our boys and with the neighbor kids too! I knew that the boys would like…

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  2. The Best Water Gun Play Ideas

    It's August, and it's HOT. I would love to think about the fact that fall is right around the corner, but honestly it's not right around the corner in Texas!…

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  3. DIY Minions Sand Buckets! (With a free printable pattern)

    Use duct tape to turn a plain sand bucket into a MINIONS SAND BUCKET! Fun summer craft for kids! We were in Walmart the other day, and Gresham found some…

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  4. How to Make Sand Cloud Dough

    Have you ever made cloud dough? It's easy and cheap to make, and it lasts forever. We decided to make a sand version of cloud dough, and I love the…

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  5. Tin Foil River Outdoor Water Play

    One of the very first things I pinned on Pinterest was a tin foil river. I have often wondered if this activity would actually be worth it. Does this actually…

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  6. Make a PVC Pipe Water Shooter Toy

    Here's a fun idea for a water shooter toy that can be made out of PVC pipe! We have had SO much fun playing with this homemade water shooter. It's…

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  7. How to Build a Changeable Water Wall

    This fun DIY water toy can be built and re-built again! After building a wall with tubes and funnels for playing with rice, the boys and I wanted to build…

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  8. Simple Boredom Busters for Summer Afternoons

    There's nothing like a lazy summer afternoon... Lemonade and a good book on the front porch, playing in the sprinkler, riding bikes to the ice cream shop... Okay, we don't…

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  9. How to Build a Water Balloon Launcher

    A water balloon launcher is a great project for a hot day! For a couple of summers we've been wanting to figure out how to make a really awesome water…

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  10. Dinosaur Activity for Kids - Ice Eggs Excavation

    Excavate dinosaurs from ice eggs! We did this fun dinosaur activity to help use up some of the boys' restless energy the week before baby sister was born, and…

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