Take the Toys Outside
Want to keep kids occupied and give grown-ups a little relaxation? For the under-fives, invest in bouncy toys they can ride around the yard. Kids ages 10 and up will enjoy snapping pictures with inexpensive underwater cameras.
To buy: Ball Bounce and Sport Fun Hopper, $11, amazon.com; Kodak Sport Waterproof Camera, $17, walgreens.com.