李丽珍密桃成熟时It's time to get outside and enjoy the longer evenings with your family. Here's a few ideas to get you started.

Let's add a little fun to our plates.These under the sea inspired sandwiches are a perfect kid pleaser.

What can you do with a dollar?Actually quite a lot.We have tons of DIY ideas to keep your kids busy and having fun this summer using pool noodles.

We are always looking for fun, unique pillowcases- well we decided why not make our own.This is a great art project to do with your kids.

There are unlimited possibilities of DIY crafts and activities you can make with $1 pool noodles- how about noodle racquets?

Art & Crafts

With summer here there is plenty of time for art & crafts with your kids.Let's inspire our little artists with a DIY easel project.

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Octopus Tag Outdoor Family Game

Octopus Tag Rules If you’ve never played Octopus Tag, now is the time to try this fun outdoor game. It can be played by all ages and even the adults can have fun. A great family game for all ages.? It’s a great game for family get-togethers or for a party game. For additional fun, […] Read more…

10 Best Homemade Craft Recipes

Sometimes we all need a bit of fun. Kids especially are looking for fun things and to keep them busy sometimes we have to conjure up the fun ourselves. To help in this endeavor, we have gathered a bunch of Craft Recipes that you can make at a moment’s notice. Fun that you can create […] Read more…

DIY Backyard Teepee for Kids

Truthfully, I have been wanting to make a teepee for some time. So, last week while three grandsons were visiting, we made a TeePee for the backyard.? I’m not sure who was more excited about the project, me or the kids.? We gathered all the materials, trying to keep it as inexpensive as possible.? A […] Read more…

DIY Outdoor Ball Toss Game

Games are always at the top of our list for outdoor fun during the summer months.? Kids need to get the exercise and if they have some fun activities they are bound to spend more time getting some sunshine and fresh air. We love creating games using fun items that we have repurposed for additional […] Read more…

Ice Cream Cone Sandwich for your next party

We love the festive look of this sandwich and who doesn’t love ice cream? So cute that it’s hard to believe it’s a sandwich. Make a single dip or a double dip ice cream cone sandwich. This is a really fun and festive sandwich that can be made for most any occasion. A great birthday […] Read more…

Easy Flower Pound Cake Pops

We love adding special touches to every day tasks we do for our family.? These flower pound cake treats on a stick are fun, bite size and super fast to make and look really special. Read more…

Make Spaghetti Boats for a Fun Family Dinner

Is spaghetti one of your basic go-to dinners?? Just like pizza, this is one of the kids most requested meals.? Well, we get a little tired of the same old, same old, so Kristin and I came up with a fun new way to serve spaghetti … and it’s a great idea for lunch or […] Read more…

Caribbean Inspired Coconut Dipped Fish Bites and Pineapple

My kids love bite sized food … and so do I!? These little fish bites are perfect for your kids or even an adult gathering.? Make these fun and colorful Carribean-inspired, coconut dipped fish bites and pineapple salad.? Talk about adding fun and a touch of love to your family’s meal! Read more…

DIY Gigantic Bubbles Recipe

Biggest Bubbles Recipe We love easy, inexpensive activities that the kids can do with few ingredients required.? Even big kids will enjoy this activity and it’s perfect for a party game.? Blowers can be made from straws and string and a big bunch of bubble mixture made and poured into something like a flat storage […] Read more…

Super Ball Relay Race Game

Our kids are always looking for something to do during the hot summer months.? Sometimes it helps to have a few ideas on the drawing board to help them get motivated to get outside and get moving.? Kids definitely need to get their exercise for both health and sanity reasons (for parents and siblings, right?). […] Read more…

Water Balloon Pinata

This Water Balloon pinata is a fun way to cool off on a hot summer day. The kids love this and it gets them up and moving. Just be sure to only use a plastic bat for swinging at the pinata. Part of our Summer Fun guide of family activities. Items needed: Package of Balloons […] Read more…

Ultimate Pool Noodle Sprinkler

As you’ve probably noticed .. here at ZiggityZoom we love making family fun projects from pool noodles from the Dollar Store! If you buy your pool noodles from the Dollar store, this is an inexpensive $5 sprinkler.? Since it’s now the middle of summer, this is the perfect pool noodle project that combines both fun […] Read more…

Old Fashioned Backyard Fun

Whenever my grandkids come to visit, they are barely out of the car when they start asking “what are we going to make?? what are we going to do?”? They all know that the plan will always revolve around what I call old fashioned fun.? We make things from recyclables when we can and we […] Read more…

Blowing Giant Bubbles for a Fun Family Activity

Today was a perfect bubble blowing day.? We had been looking forward to our family outing with lots of cousins.? There isn’t anything better than some fun with our homemade bubble solution.? Not only did the kids have a ball, but the parents did as well. Read more…

Make a Pool Noodle Racquet Ball Game

I have to admit that we keep a stock of pool noodles for spur of the moment inspirations.? These safe and easy foam racquets came from one of those “ah ha” moments. For this project we used pool noodles from the Dollar store, duct tape and mesh bags that lemons are packaged in. So, save […] Read more…