30+ Creative things to do with your kids!

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

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WOW!!! Everything is closing... Like everything... We are all encouraged to.... stay home... as much as possible... And when you have kids... that can be soooo hard! Stir crazy much?! Well, to help give everyone something to break up the monotony each day, my son and I came up with 30 fun things to do over the next month! I will be explaining the activities each day we will be doing them on INSTAGRAM, and if you're doing them too, I would LOVE for you to tag me so I can see too!

 So here goes...



1. Pillow hop obstacle course- place pillows on the ground and hope from pillow to pillow without touching the floor.
2. Build forts
3. Treasure hunt for your afternoon snack, I'll give ideas where to hide that day.
4. Legothon! Build something fun! Doesn't have to be with legos, can be with blocks, rocks, etc!
5. Make Homemade bookmarks
6. Paint something
7. Origami
8. Go on a hike
9. What's in the box?? Put holes in a box big enough for your hands/arms to fit. Take turns putting things in the box and guessing what is inside.
10. Write a story
11. Facetime relatives
12. Dance battle
13. Put on a play
14. Prank each other
15. Movie Theater- at home
16. Fashion Show
17. Make up secret handshakes
18. Game tournament
19. Service star- take turns doing nice things for each other and leave a star behind, then it's that person's turn to do something nice
20. Chicken races- take old t-shirts and put arms and legs through the arm holes and race around
21. Make puppets with paper plates or bags and do a puppet show
22. Write a song!
23. Find a craft to do with supplies you have on hand
24. Scavenger Hunt- walk around your home/neighborhood and find all the things on the list, that I will provide!
25. Make homemade bubbles
26. Don't let the balloon drop
27. Fill in the Madlib
28. Milk Jug HORSE- take turns tossing a ball into an empty milk jug and play HORSE
29. Paper airplane tournament- Whose will go the farthest??
30. See who can come up with the wackiest outfit

BONUS activities: Sidewalk chalk, make a stain glass window with colored tissue paper or regular paper, Trace hands/feet/body and color them, red light/green light, Simon says, Telephone, indoor picnic, sardines, mosaic art.

Get your friends to do it with you and send pictures, or Marco Polo, or FaceTime! And I want to see too! So make sure you tag me on Instagram (@themomhack) so I can see too!

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What to get the Hubs for Easter....

Monday, March 16, 2020

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Court is literally the MOST thoughtful guy I know... I mean, it's never been said that we have to do things for each other on holidays like Valentine's Day or Easter... BUT let's just say that for Valentine's Day this year, he blew it out of the park and I showed up with a jar of Reese's Hearts, minus the Jar.

ANYWAY, as soon as that happened, I started thinking about Easter for my man.. getting stuff for kids is SO easy, right? Jammies, bubbles and you're good! But for the husband?? And right now, the great COVID-19 craziness.... YIKES.

Anyway, I came up with a list of 50 things you can get your man! Lots off Amazon - yes there are affiliate links, use them if you want, or not! Up to you. The ideas are FREE. But you can click HERE for my AMAZON STORE FRONT Easter basket ideas for Dad! I didn't link everything on the list cuz your guy will have different tastes than mine but there is a price range for all budgets!


STUFF
1. BBQ grill cover
2. Grill tongs, and flipper
3. Grilling Apron
4. Skewers for meat
5. Gift Card- for eating out (after COVID-19 goes away), or a sporting good store
6. Book
7. Swim suit
8. Sandals
9. Hammer
10. Tool list is basically endless
11. Shoes
12. New pants
13. New shirt
14. Car Washing Kit
15. Game to play with kids, maybe croquet, or badminton
16. Sports Ball
17. Tool box
18. Portable grill
19. Watch
20. Wallet
21. Belt
22. Tie
23. Shower radio
24. Water bottle
25. New socks
26. Sunglasses
27. Beard trimming kit
28. Noise cancelling headphones
29. GPS unit
30. Fishing pole

SNACKS
1. His favorite candy
2. Trailmix
3. Nuts
4. Reese's anything
5. Beef Jerky
6. Sunflower seeds
7. Favorite drink
8. Gum
9. Mints
10. Oreos
11. Pretzels
12. Coupon for his favorite dinner, make it that week for date night
13. Gummy bears/worms/etc
14. Swedicsh Fish
15. Peeps
16. Cute Candygram
17. Popcorn
18. Beef sticks
19. Pringle can
20. Easter Candy

K there you go! Happy shopping! Stay healthy!

xoxo, Sharee
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