Hello Pebbles friends and fans, Becki here to share with you a fun summer activity idea. If you’re a mom, you know that “mom, I’m bored” phrase comes a LOT during the summer months. To keep that question from popping up All.The.Time, I created this fun summer activity idea jar using the Sunshiny Days collection. I started by gathering a few supplies from around the house. Other than the Sunshiny Day collection, all I needed was a few large Popsicle sticks, a tin can, and some craft paint. The first step in creating this Summer activity idea jar is to paint the ends of the Popsicle sticks. The washi tape on either end of the popsicle sticks is to keep the paint lines nice and neat. I chose to paint one end yellow and one end pink. You don’t have to paint them yellow and pink but they do need to be two different colors. When you use the Summer activity idea jar, you choose an activity and when you complete the activity you flip the stick so the opposite color of the stick is showing at the top of the jar. When the paint was dry, I wrapped each stick with washi tape. The jar itself is really easy to make. I used a basic tin can and covered it with patterned paper. The redline sticky tape is to adhere the paper to the tin can. I wanted to make sure that the patterned paper stuck to the can very well. If you’ve ever used redline sticky tape, you know how strong it is. To finish the jar, I printed several summer activities on patterned paper, cut them into strips, and adhered them to the painted Popsicle sticks.
I know my kids will put our summer activity idea jar to good use! How do you keep summer boredom at bay at your house? Grab the Sunshiny Day collection and make your own summer activity idea jar for your house. Thank you for stopping by the Pebbles blog!
Have a safe and happy summer!