Click through as I show you 20 Activities and Snacks for a Stress-Free Playdate
Kids can practice their placekicking -- and increase the challenge as their aim improves -- with this adjustable goalpost made from pool noodles.
What to feed the birds? A picnic!
Teach an old pool noodle a new trick by turning it into a backyard raceway for kids' marbles.
This interactive musical rod is simple to make and easy to use -- and makes a metallic twinkling sound, similar to that of a rain stick.
This backyard shelter can assembled and dismantled in a jiffy
For after-school fun, take aim at a backyard course of hanging targets.
A pint-size plot lets kids try their hand at planting.
Turn ordinary rocks into a colorful, interactive art-and-building set for your kids.
Talk about a challenge for kids: find your shoes and put them on -- fast!
Try not to burst anyone's bubble in this sudsy race.
Your child can perfect his pedaling skills with this creative bicycle challenge built for two ... or more.
Little boys and girls love to play in the dirt, and these delicious dessert cups allow them to really enjoy it.
A perfect prank for April Fool's Day, this Peek-a-Boo Cup Craft is easy to make, and a really fun craft for any party.
Simple sandwiches take on their own festive charm when shaped like blossoms.
Simple, delicious popcorn so easy, kids can make it themselves
Your child can't help the famously ravenous caterpillar turn into a butterfly, but she can help him metamorphose into a pizza! Shaping and topping dough are perfect jobs for a (supervised) young chef.
These cleverly engineered eggs with a mustardy zip and colorful sails are sure to become an instant favorite with your crew.
This silly-looking snack may appear to be moving at a snail's pace, but it goes together — and disappears — quick as a wink.
When your kids are wilting on a hot day, these fruity flowers will perk them right up.
A crop of these tiny treats will add whimsy to any Easter or springtime celebration.
Fun with Friends: Easy Outside Playdates
A Picnic for the Birds
Backyard Melody Maker
Painted Rock Playset
PB & J Blossom Sandwiches
How to Make Your Own Healthy Microwave Popcorn
The Very Tasty Caterpillar
Deviled Egg Boats
Frozen Flower Pops
Carrot Patch Cookies
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