Summer may be a time to relax, but tell that to kids who are bouncing off the walls or shrieking "I'm bored" every five minutes. How can parents and nannies keep kids entertained, active and out of trouble for an entire summer?
The trick is to plan ahead. Brainstorm ideas for things to do now, so you don't wind up spending the entire summer watching cartoons.
So start creating your summer bucket list today. If you need inspiration, we've come up with 101 things that will keep kids happy -- and you sane.
While some kids may have obvious talents (playing the piano or singing), other kids may think there’s nothing special they can do, but almost any child can participate in a talent show. Give them some ideas, encourage them to think creatively, and let them have at it. Remember to teach kids to be a good audience by clapping, cheering or laughing at appropriate places