Summer Staycation: Paper Airplane Battle

A little bit of painter’s tape and a hard surface floor is all you need to have an epic paper airplane battle! Visit Repeat Crafter Me for a demonstration.

Summer Staycation: Ice and Water Fun

Learn Play Imagine has put together a huge list of free and cheap outdoor activities for kids. Lots of them involving ice and water!

Summer Staycation: Rock Candy Sticks

Make your own Rock Candy Sticks with the easy tute from Happiness is Homemade. If you’ve never done this, I highly recommend this activity!

Summer Staycation: Water Games

Visit Spoonfuls for some innovative ideas for water games you can play with your little ones.

Summer Staycation: Sidewalk Chalk Water Balloons

Make Sidewalk Chalk Water Balloons for a fun and interesting activity with the kiddos. Details over at Growing a Jeweled Rose.

Summer Staycation: Mud Pie Party

Visit B-Inspired Mama to see what she has up her sleeve for the perfect mud pie party. This one is right up my alley. It has been just too long since I made a good old fashioned mud pie…

Summer Staycation: DIY Kites

BHG.com has a great tutorial for making your own kites. This would be a great use for the high value Michael’s coupon we have this week!

Summer Staycation: Back Yard Picnics

Create a tradition of picnic lunches in the back yard once a week throughout the summer! Visit Project Nursery for ideas.