The lead up to Christmas is always alot of fun and having an Advent Calendar in the house means that you don’t have to constantly tell the kids how many days to go 😉 Victoria from SubtleRevelry has an awesome outline on how to make a balloon advent with and for your children. Well worth […]
Archive | November, 2012
Whether you’re celebrating with your family or friends, preparing the Christmas table is destined to cheer you up and add a festive touch to your space. Add the colorful yoyo balloons to your table for a bit of glamour and change from a Christmas cracker. They can be placed in a bowl, on top of […]
Directions: 1. Blow up 10 balloons. 2. Number them from 1 to 10. 3. Hide the balloons throughout the house- upstairs and downstairs. 4. Have your children work as a team to find the balloons in order. 5. If they find number 9, they aren’t allowed to get that balloon. They must start at 1, […]
More fun than a Christmas cracker! YoYo Balloons look gorgeous on the tree and then on Christmas Day you can take them down and let the children play with them or put them in their stockings.
Balloons with lollies inside are placed around the room. Children are then instructed to go around bursting the balloons to get the lollies. Children love this game and generally go “crazy” bursting the balloons. You could change the game a little by stringing balloons to childrens’ ankles. The aim is to pop other peoples balloons […]
Great entertainment at a BBQ or the beach. A “Summer Afternoon”…. this great song track is by the awesome kiwi singer – Phil Madsen.
Making balloon animals is rather fun and if you pick the right one not too difficult! there will be some balloon casualties however and here is a great activity to do with the popped balloons. http://www.michellepaigeblog.com/2011/08/make-your-own-balloon-bracelets.html
Awesome fun today! I filled a normal size 9″ balloon with water, about 2 1/2 cups. The kids let it drop from knee height, then waist, then head. Comments were “it’s wibbly wobbly”, “it’s magical”. Guaranteed fun with the kids – go ahead and try it!
This game can be played with any sort of throwing material. It could be balls, mini bean bags or YoYo Balloons*. Find three receptacles, buckets, plastic containers, old tyres and place them strategically in a row. Then mark them with a sign saying how many points each bucket is worth. Give each child 5 balloons […]
The older kids have been doing Science enquiry at school this term. They’ve done sandpit volcanoes to explore chemical reactions between vinegar and baking soda but did you know you can experiment with a balloon and drinking bottle as well! Thanks to the following website which gives step by step instructions and pictures. http://www.momto2poshlildivas.com/2012/01/blow-it-up-exploring-gas-with-balloons.html