My kids are always, always, always in the car. We run from practices to lessons to stores. Constantly in and out — constantly moving. When we hit the road for destinations that are further away, I am always looking for activities that will keep them from losing their minds from having to sit still for so long. The last road trip we took was an 11.5 hour drive from our home in Ohio to the southern part of North Carolina. It [Continue Reading]
Rocks in a bin as an alternative to sand. Trouble with play sand every time we use it as it gets all over the grass and kills it. Rocks or even beans in my son's water table would work better. I like this idea from Pink and Green Mama.
Rainbow rice: Place 4 cups dry rice in a Ziploc bag with about 2T of food coloring or liquid water colors (works great!) and 3 T of rubbing alcohol. Mix the rice in the bags to spread the color. Put them on pans to dry in the sun.