School is out! Now what? You’ll have a house full of kids who are looking for something good to do. Not to worry! Sister Thrifty has some inexpensive and FREE ideas for you:
* Go out to eat! Check out kidseat4free.com – a massive database of restaurants with "kids eat for free" offers. Browse by city or enter your zip code to find restaurants near you. Here’s a free meal to get you started!
Free Meal at IHOP
IHOP via Facebook: "It's HERE! The Revolution is upon us - the Pancake Revolution, that is. Join now to receive exclusive offers from your favorite IHOP, including a FREE MEAL just for signing up!"
* Go bowling for free!
• Read a comic book together!
Free Comic Book: A Chicken's Life and Sticker Sheets (PETA Kids)
Send an e-mail to PETAKids with your full name, age, and mailing address included, to receive "A Chicken's Life" comic book along with some awesome PETA Kids sticker sheets. http://www.petakids.com/mccruelty-mission.asp?c=petakids_enews
*Go to a museum for free!
Blue Star Museums is a partnership among Blue Star Families, the National Endowment for the Arts, and more than 700 museums in all 50 states to offer free admission to active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day, May 31, 2010, through Labor Day, September 6, 2010.
* After a day of kids screaming and running through the house, this one is for mom: Free Sample of America's Favorite Ear Plugs
Select one out of three available pairs of earplugs and follow the instructions to complete your request. http://www.hearos.com/
* Make your own stickers!
You can send a self-addressed stamped envelope (SASE) to StickerGiant and they will mail some free stickers out to you. Please allow a few weeks for your stickers to be sent out.
PO Box 301
Hygiene, CO 80533
Free Assortment of LessonsThatRock.com Stickers
Send a self-addressed stamped envelope to:
LessonsThatRock Music Lessons
Free Stickers Offer
9456 Los Angeles St
Bellflower, CA 90706
Free Shark Love Sticker
Visit this offer and fill out very simple form to request your free sticker. You may also send your request with your snail mail address to: email@example.com
• Go shopping together!
One-Day Pass to Your Local Sam's Club (exp 6/24)
One-Day Pass to Your Local Sam's Club. Good Through June 24th, 2010. Visit this offer, print that page out and bring it to your local Club.
• Exercise for free together!
Try Curves on Tuesdays for Free
New offer from Curves - for a limited time, try us Tuesdays FREE.
Now to get your creative juices flowing:
• Play kickball
• Play board games
• Go to the playground
• Ride bikes together.
• Have a scavenger hunt.
• Garden together.
• Go to the zoo.
• Go to the library.
• Play hide and seek
• Have a picnic at a park.
• Create a fort in your living room out of blankets or cardboard boxes.
• Bake cookies.
• Camp in your backyard.
• Play freeze tag.
• Learn magic tricks.
• Fly kites.
• Do a science experiment.
• Teach them to play chess.
• Have a BBQ.
• Make play dough from scratch.
• Learn to play a musical instrument.
• Create a blog together.
• Make a movie using a camcorder and computer.
• Fingerpaint with pudding.
• Make mud pies.
• Blow bubbles.
• Play with squirt guns.
• Play wiffleball.
• Do shadow puppets.
• Take turns saying tongue twisters.
• Take pictures of nature.
• Have a thumb wrestling contest.
• Have a water balloon fight.
• Face paint each other.
• Play video games together.
• Sing songs. Make some songs up.
• Play dress-up.
• Build a model rocket.
• Have a joke contest.
• Make popsicles.
• Find summer constellations.
• Have a tea party.
• Make and send cards to soldiers.
• Take the train somewhere just for fun.
• Put on a luau.
• Make homemade ice cream
• Play tennis
• Eat dinner backwards.
• Have a fashion show.
• Decorate flip flops.
• Make GAK
• Go to a free concert in the park
• Wash the car and have a water fight
Now get out there and start having some fun!