Balloon Animals for the Kids!

  Who doesn’t love balloon animals? No. Really. Do you know anyone? I don’t. Because… Balloon animals rock. First, there are a few things you need in order to make successful balloon animals. Balloon animal balloons. Those long, skinny things that are impossible to blow up using your own lungs. Especially if you buy the


>Give a friend the shiverees. Don’t know how? Fear not! I have the way… 1) On your friend’s back, slowly and gently draw a big ‘x’ with your finger.While doing that say: Criss Cross 2) Then slide a hand slowly and gently down their back.Say: applesauce 3) Walk your fingers up their back, one by

>#387: Shoot Elastics

>Target practice time! Grab some elastics and aim for a target. If you don’t have a target, you can make one out of cardboard or a piece of paper. Draw circles on it–different circles equal different points! The circles can be random (all over the paper or cardboard), or they can be inside each other

>#374: Crazy Hairdos

>Give yourself or your friends crazy hairdos! What have you got? Put it in your hair! (Well, not gum, or paint, or things that will ruin your hair or not come out!) Make this a family activity: Take turns giving each other crazy hairdos. This activity promotes creativity and grooming skills.

>#347: Give a Shock

>January is one of the driest times of the year in North America and that means one thing–static electricity! Go shock someone! To build up static electricity so you can shock someone, put on a pair of socks and drag your feet along carpet. Then reach out and touch someone. Ouch! Did you zap them?