Fun Family Activity with Books: Puzzle Island

We love to read, we love to do puzzles, and we love animals, so what could be better when you combine all those three together! My mom gave us this book and it was so much fun for all of us to read and solve. It’s called Puzzle Island, by Paul Adshead and it is […]

Family Fun Activity: Home Skeeball

We love to play skeeball. I wish we could have our own skeeball room in the house with a few of the machines in it. lol. I’m not sure if it is because we get to see the cute little tickets come out of the machine or just the fact that we can have so […]

Make a Picture Checklist!

Let your kids help to make a checklist for a trip to the beach or road trip. Let them write the item and then draw a picture of what it is! For us visual learners it is a great way to remember what to bring. 🙂 We used post-it notes.

Fun Family Activity 307: Family Painting

MAKE A FAMILY PAINTING: How cool would it be to hang a piece of art up on your walls that your family created together! Go out and buy a blank canvas (any size you want) and some acrylic paints. Depending on the ages of your kids, you’ll want to handle the paints carefully. Put some […]

Fun Family Activity 306: Fun Things To Do List

FAMILY FUN LIST OF THINGS TO DO! It’s so easy to miss all the fun and exciting things that are right in your own backyard or in your town. Use this activity to make a list of all the fun things you can do in your own hometown area. You can find museums, sites, parks, […]

Fun Family Activity 305: Fun Family Drive

FUN FAMILY DRIVE: Time to explore your neighborhood or city and not with the GPS, but the old fashioned way! Find a map of your town and let your kids help to identify the location of your house. Then flip a coin and if it lands on heads, then go left out of your driveway, […]

Fun Family Activity 304: Family Restaurant Critique

FAMILY RESTAURANT CRITIQUE: The next time you decide to out to dinner with the family, let everyone pitch in to give it a review. Print out the attached document and have your kids help you to critique the place. Pretend that you are writing an article for a newspaper and let everyone put in their […]

Fun Family Activity 303: Board Game Mashup

BOARD GAME MASHUP: So you probably have a closet full of board games, some with all the pieces and some with only a few. Why not create your own game with parts and pieces from a few different board games? Take the dice from one game, a board from another game and then the player […]

Fun Family Activity 302: Family Timestamps

FAMILY TIMESTAMPS: So, we all know that time goes by quickly.  This activity will help to make a simple visual time stamp that you can look back on and smile. Start saving up magazines, newspapers, cereal boxes, toy shop flyers or other fun stuff and keep it in a bin. Then set up a time […]