Summer Fun

The lazy days of summer are just around the corner. Or, are they? Parents know that keeping the kids entertained isn’t exactly a lazy enterprise. We are all for giving kids a chance to use their imaginations, but a little inspiration can be oh-so helpful. Summer is all about bike rides, trips to the park, and backyard adventures; but, when boredom inevitably strikes it’s a good idea to have a few things on hand to entertain the troops. Surprise them with something new to jumpstart the fun of summer. Here’s a little round up of mighty cool finds for the kids.

Follow Me on Pinterest | Posted: 29 May, 2012 by Christy

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  • Alphabeasties Amazing Activity Book

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    When the kids need a break from the summer heat, be prepared with an indoor activity. Sneak in a fun A to Z lesson with this Alphabeasties Amazing Activity Book.

    $12 at Amazon | Buy

    | Posted 01 Jun, 2012 by Christy
  • Outdoor Explorer Kit

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    Keep junior explorers busy with Seedling’s Outdoor Explorer Kit. Bug checklist and magnifying glass in hand, backyard discoveries and adventures await.

    $45 at Little Choux | Buy

    | Posted 01 Jun, 2012 by Christy
  • Pewter Wand

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    With a wave of her wand, she can be a fairy, a princess, or a wizard – the possibilities are endless. This handcrafted pewter wand from Lisa Leonard Designs is perfect for summer make believe of any kind.

    $32 at Lisa Leonard Designs | Buy

    | Posted 01 Jun, 2012 by Christy
  • Nifty Plates from the Fifty States Game

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    Are we there yet? Add this fun license plate game to your summer road trip arsenal and you can keep the kids entertained with a geography lesson on the sly.

    $12 at Pottery Barn Kids | Buy

    | Posted 31 May, 2012 by Christy
  • Child’s Tea Set

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    With six cups and saucers, this set will rather elegantly accommodate her favorite dolls and teddies for afternoon tea and cookies on the veranda.

    $42 at Catbird | Buy

    | Posted 31 May, 2012 by Christy
  • Distressed Wooden Chalkboard Easel

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    Once little ones discover the wonderful world of coloring and drawing, paper can become an endangered resource around the house. This dual-sided chalkboard easel is just right for creating artistic masterpieces, minus the 289 works of art that might otherwise accumulate.

    $120 at Restoration Hardware Baby & Child | Buy

    | Posted 31 May, 2012 by Christy
  • Marlene Folding Suitcase

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    Little girls will love this charming dotted suitcase from Lale. Its retro style makes it perfect for summer sleepovers at grandma’s house or toting prized possessions around the house.

    $108 at Smallable | Buy

    | Posted 30 May, 2012 by Christy
  • Lemonade Crockery

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    Helping the kids set up the quintessential summertime lemonade stand? Add some upmarket style to their entrepreneurial endeavor with ice cold refreshments served in this ceramic crockery.

    $128 at Chasing Fireflies | Buy

    | Posted 30 May, 2012 by Christy
  • Wishbone 3-in-1 Balance Bike

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    Skip the training wheels with a balance bike. The Wishbone 3-in-1 will take your little one from three wheels to two. Designed with sustainable and eco-friendly products, it’s a green option for summer fun.

    $229 at Bella Luna Toys | Buy

    | Posted 29 May, 2012 by Christy
  • The Art of Yo

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    Never underestimate the power of a simple wooden toy. No batteries, music, or flashing lights – just classic summer fun. We love this yo yo made of Maplewood. The included handbook is filled with how-to secrets for mastering the Art of Yo.

    $10 at House 8810 | Buy

    | Posted 29 May, 2012 by Christy