no bummer summer

No Bummer Summer: Crafts and Activities for Summer Fun

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Franticmommy's No Bummer Summer

Wowza! it’s JULY ALREADY!

Before ya know it, we will be packing school lunches and worrying about homework again. In our quest to squeeze every last drop out of summer, here’s a list of fun activities we have either tried, or plan to have fun with soon. Enjoy!

Ice Boats from Spanglish Baby! This will be a fun fill-the-outdoor-pool-and splash-around activity.


 Nature Shadow Boxes from How can you go wrong with a butt load of glue and bits and pieces from outside?

Nature Shadow Boxes

Bubble Science from Inner Child Learning


bubble science


Remember the Very Hungry Catepillar? Me too ­čÖé It was Eric Carle’s birthday not too long ago and I came across this treasure trove of Eric Carle -inspired activities. Once you click the link, scroll toward the bottom for close to 100 crafts inspired by Eric Carle’s books. Click HERE.
Eric Carle

I love how House by Hoff turned an old window into a chalkboard! So cute!

chalkboard window

I saw this earlier this week and we are SO doing this!!! Solar Smores from Growing a Jeweled Rose (love this site!)

Solar S'mores


How about you? What kind of fum summer crafts have you discovered?

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