I have recently gotten together with a great group of bloggers to bring you different tips, recipes and other little things that we can come up with daily. Summertime generally slows down for everyone in the computer world because we are spending more time outside, kids are outta school, BBQ’s, etc., so this is our way of bringing something different and fun when things slow down.
Our first topic is Mmmmmmmm Chocolate Monday!
Make this fun Chore Bag and your kids will be excited to start their chosen chores for the week.
I desperately wanted cheeseburgers for dinner tonight but did not have a single hamburger bun in the house. I don’t like using bread because the ketchup seeps through. I did, however, have a TON of hot dog rolls. So, why not change the conventional way of thinking and instead of round cheeseburgers, make them long like hotdogs?
I prepared the burger just as usual and rolled them into hot dog shapes and slapped them on the grill. One thing to note is that you might want to put some aluminum foil on the grill because the shape of the burgers cause it to fall apart easier.
It also seemed that they kids ate more tonight. Usually they have 1/4 to 1/2 of the burger left but tonight, they all finished it off!
They requested these again so I think these cheese-bur-dogs (my husband’s clever name for it) were a hit.
Who said you can’t have cake for breakfast? The kids will be trying to outwit you with the excuse that they can eat this cake because it has cereal as a topping!
I just felt the need to bake something this afternoon and wandered around my stockpile searching for something to put together. I found some Continue reading…
Why do golf balls have dimples?
Before you read the answer, let me ask you another question. Did you know that those dimples can be different sizes and different shapes?
And one more question: Do you know how many dimples are on a golf ball?
Well, here you go. Golf balls have dimples because Continue reading…
Here is a giant list of over 200 ideas! It includes activities for rainy days as well as hot, sunny days. Discover senses and sensory play with some of these activities too.
You can make this Summer Activities Box (instructions) and your child can choose from one of the categories: Outside Play, Inside Play, Food or Places To Go.
Here are the lists with over 200 ideas and room to add your own. Links to instructions for some of them are included in the documents. Continue reading…
Get your kids out of the house and exploring the neighborhood with this backyard treasure hunt activity. Make a treasure map that looks so real, your kids will want to dress up as pirates (another idea to add some excitement into the activity).