In case you missed it, tape got a makeover. The kind that would make Cinderella jealous. Give these creative and colorful masking, painter’s and of course washi tapes a chance to shine with your crew during summer play time. From an easily changed-up dance game to simple masking tape balance beams, we’ve rolled out the best games to play using tape. Bonus: All these ideas work for inside play when it’s just too hot to hang outdoors!

Pull Double Duty
Try out the Teaching Mama's apple tree game with your pre-schoolers. All it takes is sticky tape, and ripe red apples. The best part? When the game is done, slice up the “picked” apples for a healthy snack under a shady tree.

photo: Teaching Mama

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— Allison Sutcliffe