Monday, July 12, 2010

Travel Games

As I mentioned in my last post, I have been hard at work making some fun things for my kids to play with on our road trip we are taking this summer!  I have FINALLY finished all the projects and took pictures of them all to share with you.  

I sure hope the kids enjoy these.  I took sheet metal and made these magnet board games.  On one side of all the boards are BINGO games.  I used images from many cricut cartridges to draw the images on white paper using mini gel pens with a pencil gripper around them.  They came out much better than I had hoped!  I arranged them all in Design Studio so I was able to draw them out and then cut them out all at the same time.  I wanted to cut out the letters for BINGO with my cricut, but as I was running out of time to get them done I settled for some letter stickers that I have had FOREVER!

On the back side of each BINGO game is a different game.  There is a Tic-Tac-Toe, Colors, numbers, shapes, and letters.  I plan on playing a few different games where they need to find object in those colors/shapes or find the numbers/letters on signs, etc.

I also made a few things with material.  I made a new and improved crayon roll for each kid.  (It took me a few tries before finding the best way to close them!) I am hoping these keep the crayons up off the floor and seat in the car!

Lastly, I gathered a bunch of small objects and created a beanbag I Spy game for each kid.  I thought these would be great to use on any trip in the car and for keeping them busy and quiet in church!

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Hard at Work

I have been working hard on a few different projects.  I made a few more baby books and I have been working on a travel kit.  I will post pictures hopefully in the next couple of days.  I really love how everything is coming out!  I have a few great projects for long car rides with kids!!  Check back soon to check everything out!