Welcome to Grandma Lizzie’s House

Where parents and grandparents will find a variety of creative, fun, and educational activities that can be enjoyed together to build strong relationships and lasting memories.

What Makes a Family Happy?

What is your secret to a happy family? Dr. Scott Haltzman, author of the book "The Secrets of Happy Families, says there a 4 keys to building a family that will be truly happy. 1. Happy families know who they are. When your family agrees on its core values and...

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Kimball’s Special Day

Kimball had his special day with me and we did lots of fun things. We went to the park, to Wheeler Farm, we painted, and played. Then he wrote a story about all the things we did to share with his family.

Ghost on a Lollipop

Here’s a fun and easy treat that you and your grandchildren can make. It can be used as a favor for an October party or given to someone special for a spooky treat. You will need: Lollipops, white tissues (Kleenex), yarn or string, and markers. 1. Cover a lollipop...

Stellaluna by Janell Cannon

Great book for ages 3-12. A young fruit bat becomes separated from her mother and finds her way to a nest of birds. She is adopted by them but must learn bird-like behavior. This is not natural to her and causes conflict that eventually gets worked out. Great for...

Banana Ball Snack

Here's a great way to use your ripe bananas and have an easy nutritious snack for your kids and grandkids. They can even help you make them. You'll Need: Ripe bananas Finely chopped nuts Cinnamon 1. Mash up the bananas in a bowl using a fork. 2. Stir in nuts &...

Surprise Popcorn

Your family will be surprised when they taste this white chocolate covered popcorn and it's easy to make! Surprise Popcorn 8 cups Popped popcorn 1 lb. white chocolate candy coating ¼ cup Peanut butter Put chocolate and peanut butter in the microwave and heat until...