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Ideas for independent play plus stuff to put in your "busy bag" aka life-saving bag of stuff when you are waiting for food, the doctor, etc.

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Parenting Styles: I'm Giving My Kids a 1970s Summer

I meant to be a free-range parent. I love the idea of kids roaming through the neighborhood, devising their own games, riding bikes and climbing trees. Instead, I became a helicopter parent with an over-excitability concerning signing up for activities. Here's how I'm changing all that. #slowsummmer #summerplay #summeractivities #summerplanning #summertravel #1970sSummer

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What's on your summer vacation bucket lists this year? How about the simple goal of entertaining the kids with some good 'ol fashion at-home fun? Sounds like a good plan, right? But scouring the web to find activities to fill the days just takes way too long. If you’re like me, you need simple ideas that will be successful for all of the kids - and lots of them. Activities that will allow for bonding time, but also independent play, and that will keep the kids happy and their brains…

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How to Make Popsicles with or without a Mold

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Making Snowmen… Inside!

Making Snowmen inside! Say it with me, "Do you wanna build a snowman?" #Christmascraft #holidaycraft #KidsChristmas #shavingcreamsnowman

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Free Printable: Setting up a Simple Routine with Kids

Free Printable: Making a simple schedule with kids - My kiddos have loved using this to help plan our days! #QuakerUp

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The Secret to Gorgeous Plant Pots (The Forever Home Project)

Great tips for making stunning potted plant arrangements - can't wait to add some color to my deck!

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Summer Budget Bucket List: 25 Ideas that Don't Cost a Lot of Money - Modern Parents Messy Kids

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3 Simple Hacks for Freeing Up More Time (and getting better attitudes!) for Summer Fun - Modern Parents Messy Kids Quiet Time Activities, Creative Activities For Kids, Hands On Activities, Family Activities, Learning Activities, Handmade Baby Gifts, Making Connections, Business For Kids, Parenting Hacks

3 Simple Hacks for Freeing Up More Time for Summer Fun

3 Simple Hacks for Freeing Up More Time (and getting better attitudes!!) for Summer Fun - Modern Parents Messy Kids #summerparenting #summerjarsystem

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{Play Time} DIY Outdoor Easel & Water Wall

The hubby and I have been on a serious DIY kick around here lately and today I'm excited to share with you guys our latest home project. True to form, it's yet another way to promote open-ended creativity in the kids. (This time, outdoors - double score!) Head over to eHow's Mom channel to get the full DIY on how to make your own outdoor easel. Then stock up on squirt bottles, sponges, squegees, shaving cream, and pretty much anything else you can think of to let the kids have at it! P.S…

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MPMK Gift Guide: Best Toys for Keeping Kids Active Indoors & Out!

MPMK Toy Gift Guide: Best Outside Toys- Best Bikes, Best Scooters, Best sports toys, etc...Such a great list of toys to get kids outside and being active in good weather or bad! Love the detailed age recommendations.

Best Backyard Family Play Ideas - So many great outdoor games and water play ideas, gonna try to do them all this summer! Outside Games, Outside Activities, Outdoor Activities For Kids, Toddler Activities, Family Activities, Spring Activities, Family Games, Backyard Play, Outdoor Play

Family Playtime: Great Ideas for Indoor and Outdoor Play this Summer! - Modern Parents Messy Kids

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STEM Activity: Gum Drop Engineering

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Best Homemade Playdough Ever: Jell-O Playdough

Homemade playdough - If ever there was a quintessential DIY this is it! Parents and children have been happily cooking up this stuff at home for decades. Today Kaley is sharing her favorite play dough recipe using another kid classic: Jell-O (because it just wouldn't be an MPMK post without some sort of twist). You're going to love this recipe. Kaley promises it comes out silky smooth and I could practically smell the fruity scents wafting from my computer as I read her post. Psst... Don't…

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5 Ways to Get Your Kids Off Their Screens and Playing Outside - Modern Parents Messy Kids

5 ways to get your kids off their screens and outside to play! #outdoorplay #summerplay #noscreens