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DIY Art Box for Creativity Containers

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Art supplies can be a hassle.  Crayons, glue sticks, coloring books everywhere.  Here's the solution: a simple, DIY artbox kids help make themselves. Creative play is so important for kids and this will make it easy for them to have a safe place to dig into for their fun messes.…

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Strengthening Families: Playdough Pictionary

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We started playing Playdough Pictionary because one of the characteristics of strong families is that they play together. And the old saying is true—families that play together, do tend to stay together.
Being active and involved in activities and games together is one of the best ways for families to …

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Vintage Backyard Family Game – Colored Eggs

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Family time is what summer is all about and with family summer activities in the plan I've been remembering my own childhood and the outdoor games we used to play? Do you remember the game colored eggs? I had completely forgotten about it until last Christmas. I noticed my brother-in-law…

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Mommy & Me DIY Outdoor Game

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I love my kids. But I don’t always love playing with them. Their idea of a “game” is jumping on me, throwing things in the house, or chasing each other around the kitchen until one of them smacks into a cabinet. It’s all fun and games until some gets a…

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Kid’s Birthday Pool Party Ideas

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You have kids and you have a pool – if you combine the two, you can have a really fun party! The kids play with their buddies at the local pool all summer, so they’re used to entertaining themselves and making up games. But to get invited to a private…

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Family Fun: Soda Pop Bottle Launcher

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When you have boys, you need to keep them busy or they get into trouble. My 15 year old son loves to build things. This summer he decided to make a soda pop bottle launcher with his brother. All I had to do was purchase the items at Home Depot,…

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