$1 Finds That Will Keep Your Kids Entertained All Season

Paint Planter

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Finding things for kids to do, and keep them busy is hard. We all know that it can be extremely expensive buying something for kids that they might only play with for a few hours, so we’ve pulled together 10 awesome things you can do over and over again with your children that will come up with something different in the end, that they can use even after they’re done decorating, coloring, or filling it up.

1. Design Their Own Clothes

Design Clothes

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Use freezer paper, fabric spray paint or acrylic paint to design their own clothes.

2. Poured Paint Planter

Paint Planter

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Decorate a terra cotta planter with different acrylic paints.

3. Ice Eggs

Ice Eggs

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Fill up balloons with water and toys and have your kids chip away at the ice eggs.

4. Tie Dye Shirts

Tie Dye T-Shirts

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Easy to use tie dye kits to make awesome clothing or blankets the kids can have.

5. Growing Rocks

Growing Rocks

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Simple science experiment using bi carb soda, vinegar, and food coloring.

6. Lunch Bag Decorations

Lunch Bag Decorations

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Have them decorate their lunch bags for the next day.

7. Olympics At The Beach

Olympics At The Beach

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Create relay races, games, have your kids compete.

8. Carnival Games

Carnival Games

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Plastic cups, bowls, and balls can go a long way.

9. Useful Pool Noodles

Pool Noodles

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Create an obstacle course or a water sprinkler.

10. Bike Baskets

Bike Baskets

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Use a dollar store basket and your kid’s favorite patterned cloth to create a bike basket.