10 Activities to Keep Your Kids Busy when It's Too Hot to Play Outside

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Construction projects
Cardboard, paper, cards, popsicle sticks, whatever materials you've got can turn into construction materials to see who can build the tallest structure.
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Photo by: Morgue File
Construction projects
Cardboard, paper, cards, popsicle sticks, whatever materials you've got can turn into construction materials to see who can build the tallest structure.
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Wed, Aug 1, 2012 2:06 PM EDT
The best part of summer, for me, has always been the ability to be outside all day long. Running around the neighborhood, poking around in the garden, reading on the porch, playing tag with neighborhood kids, playing in the hose, going to the pool, lying on the grass, making forts out of trees ... bliss. Unfortunately it's been so hot lately that kids can't really stay outside all day. Here are 10 indoor activities to keep your kids busy, happy, and productive when it's too hot to play outside.- By Magda Pecsenye



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