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One of my kids favorite activities to do in the summer is play with Water Beads!  We bought them for the first time last summer and my kids were instantly hooked!  Throughout the last year, we’ve gotten a little more creative with the ways we play with our water beads and today I want to…

Hey friends!  My boys have been having hours and hours of fun this summer playing with these awesome Kids Rock Collection Kits we made them!  And, today I am going to share with you the tutorial and how we made them!  These rock collection kits will seriously provide your kids hours of exploring and collecting!! Supplies Needed:…

Is anyone else feeling exhausted after a few months of keep kids entertained?  We both really try to limit technology time, however, I’ll be honest – my kids played hours of the iPad this morning!  Today we are here to share some of our families favorite Kids Summer Fun & Activities!  Hopefully these ideas will…

Summer is starting to drag a little here and we needed something to kick our boredom this last weekend so we tried salt painting. It is a little messy but with a little freezer paper down it helps contain the mess. All you need is watercolors, Elmers glue, and lots of salt. First paint your…

Almost every Friday night we do Popcorn Movie Nights in our home!  My boys are getting older and it has opened up a whole new list of movies to watch for our family!  Earlier this summer my husband and I sat down and put tother a fun list of movies that are on Netflix and…

Summer has us busy with lots of fun activities!  But, we still have to have home days a couple days a week.  You know… so mom can do the laundry and clean the house!  Even though my boys are 5 and (almost) 7, they are still always happy to play with playdough several times a week!…

My kids love painting!  It is by far their favorite art activity that we do!  So, this summer I’ve planned LOTS of fun painting activities and today I am going to share the project we did last week – Squirt Bottle Kids Painting! Items Needed: Clear Squirt Bottles Tempura Paint Canvas of some sort: Piece…

We have passes to our local Zoo and my kids LOVE to go often! Especially in the summers! In the summers we like to get up early and go in the mornings, while it’s still cool and we can get home in time to just eat lunch at home! But, of course, the kids want…

Here at Over the Big Moon, we are big advocates of creating traditions as a family! At the Dana House we have made Friday night Movie and Pizza a pretty regular tradition! Even to the point that we have a few neighbor kids that are disappointed if it doesn’t happen! I learned very quickly in…

Please tell me I’m not the only mom with some major Spring Fever going on!!  Friends… I am seriously struggling right now!  I can’t believe I’m about to say this…. because I generally love structure.  But, I’m so over spelling words, math worksheets and rushing out the door to school in the morning!  I’m ready…