I'm not ashamed to admit it. I am obsessed with Pinterest. An online pinboard that allows you to organize all the amazing and creative and beautiful things you find on the internet; what's not to love?
It's because of Pinterest that I found one of my new favorite blogs: Play At Home Mom.
One of the most creative parenting sites I've seen in a long time, Play at Home Mom is an excellent resource for ideas on enriching your children's lives.
I was able to throw one activity together in about five minutes as I had all the supplies on hand.
Musical Balloons kept my kids entertained for several hours, and that's really saying something. All it took was a few balloons filled with different sound-making items. In my case, I had the sand, pony beads, bells and marbles readily available.
A few days later, I tried glowsticks in the balloons. Those, strangely enough, were not as exciting for my kids. Hmm, back to the drawing board. :)