• Entertainment and Activities
    Bubbles
    Giant Bubble
    Giant BubbleMaterials String Two drinking straws Bubble solution Large, flat baking panDirections Thread a length of string through two straws. Tie the ends together to make a loop. Leave as much slack string between the straws as you like, depen...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Children's Busy Book
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Bubbles
    Bubble Solution
    Bubble SolutionMaterials 2 cups warm water 1 cup liquid dishwashing soap 1/4 cup glycerin 1 teaspoon sugar Funnel, straws, six-pack plastic beverage holders, or other unbreakable household objects Directions Mix together water, dishwashing soap, ...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Preschooler's Busy Book
  • Fun Driveway and Sidewalk Games for Kids
    Active Play
    7 Fun Driveway and Sidewalk Games for Kids
    Looking for some classic outdoor games kids can play in the driveway or on the sidewalk, just like the good ol' days? From hopscotch to bubble-blowing contests, here's something for all ages. Best of all, you don't need a lot of equipment or a bi...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Bubbles
    Bubble Pipe
    Bubble PipeMaterials Paper cup Straw Dish detergent Water Food coloring Directions Help your child make this simple bubble pipe. Poke a pencil hole on the side of a paper cup, one inch from the bottom, and stick a drinking straw through it, halfw...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Preschooler's Busy Book