Disclosure: I will be receiving products in exchange for this post. All opinions are my own.
School has been out for a week and I have enjoyed spending time with my boys relaxing and being lazy. However, it has given me time to realize that I need to find fun ways to keep my boys entertained throughout the summer so that they do not spend all of their time watching TV or playing video games.
As I thought about ideas for my boys, I thought about crafts and outside activities. This coincided perfectly with an email I received from the Oriental Trading Company asking if I would be interested in writing about some of their summer products. Every time I browse their website, I am always amazed at how many products they offer. As I looked for both crafts and outside activities, the following products caught my eye:
1) Glow Products: With July 4th right around the corner, glow products would be perfect to have on hand and the Oriental Trading Company has a variety of them. They have necklaces, bracelets, yo-yos, sunglasses, tattoos, slime, and more for a total of 334 products. My boys would have a blast with any of these glow products.
2) Outdoor Products: As I checked some of their summer toys and games, I found quite a few products that would keep my boys busy this summer. My youngest would love the beach balls, parachutes, beach toys and bubbles. My older two boys would have a blast with the squirt guns and water balloons.
3) Summer Crafts: My youngest, who is four years old, keeps me very busy and so I thought it would be a great idea to do a few crafts with him this summer. A few that caught my eye were the Fabulous Foam Super Sunglasses Kit, the Colorful Turtle Tissue Paper Craft Kit, and the You Are My Sunshine Sign Craft Kit.
After checking out their summer products, I now have some ideas on ways to keep my kids busy this summer. I also plan to check out their project ideas from time to time in hopes for a little inspiration as well. So if you are looking for some fun summer items or just looking for project ideas, check out the Oriental Trading Company.