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Games for kids you can make at home

Posted by Kristi Palma  July 22, 2013 01:41 PM

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Are your kids saying "I'm bored!" this summer?

Find out how to make games using stuff you have at home from "Made by Dad" author Scott Bedford, who was recently featured on the show "Rachael Ray."

In the video above, find out how to build a pyramid using spaghetti and marshmallows, a zip line using paper clips and elastic bands, or a puzzle using cereal boxes.

Check out Bedford's site, What I Made, for even more ideas.

What keeps your kids happy and busy around the house during the summer months? Share your ideas!

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Kristi Palma, Moms producer, is the mom of a first grader and a preschooler. She is a writer who enjoys cooking her grandmother's Italian recipes (when her son isn't launching paper airplanes into them). Follow her on Twitter @kristipalma.
Jennifer Clark Estes is a teacher, writer, blogger, and the mother of four young children. In her free time, she blogs at A Mom's World, plays with the kids (or chauffeurs them around), and is desperately seeking a quiet spot so she can read a book. Follow her on Twitter @JenniferCEstes.

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