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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.
Windsock

Windsock

This is an easy project for you and your grandchild to make. It's especially great on a windy day. You will need: 1 sheet of 8.5 x 11 colored paper Strips of paper for decorating Yarn or string Scissors & glue Directions: Fold the paper in a cylinder shape and...

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Remembering D-Day

June 6, 1944, the day allied troops crossed the English Channel and stormed the beaches of Normandy, France. My father was part of that invasion and landed on Omaha Beach. He passed away 15 years ago but I remember the pride he had as he spoke of serving in the army...

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Talking Sticks

Talking Sticks

Sometimes it’s hard to get children to tell you about their day. Talking sticks can get child talking. On craft sticks write different questions. Put the sticks in a cup and during dinner have each family member take turns drawing a stick and answering the question....

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Windsock

This is an easy project for you and your grandchild to make. It's especially great on a windy day. You will need: 1 sheet of 8.5 x 11 colored paper Strips of paper for decorating Yarn or string Scissors & glue Directions: Fold the paper in a cylinder shape and...

Remembering D-Day

June 6, 1944, the day allied troops crossed the English Channel and stormed the beaches of Normandy, France. My father was part of that invasion and landed on Omaha Beach. He passed away 15 years ago but I remember the pride he had as he spoke of serving in the army...

Grand-o-grams

My daughter, Amy gave me this great book. It's a variety of postcards to send to your grandchildren. Order Book

Day of Remembrance

The Holocaust Day of Remembrance is April 11th. This is a great time to talk to children about prejudice, justice, love for our fellowmen, and acceptance. World Was II is part of the 6th grade course of study and when I talk with my students about the autrocities of...

Another Fun Chili Fest

If was another fun Chili Fest & Halloween Party. It's hard to believe this is the 9th year. But it is still so fun to see the grandkids in their COSTUMES and how excited they are. We had dinner, decorated PUMPKINS, played GAMES, decorated cookies and just had an...

Countdown to Christmas Chain

This is a different kind of countdown chain because each time you take off a link you solve a math problem. You'll need: Scissors & glue To assemble: *Use colored paper or paper with Christmas designs. *Cut out 24 links and write math problems.                   ...

St. Patrick’s Day Treasure Holder

Don’t throw away your Altoid or other breath mint containers, save them for your grandchildren to create something to hold their mini treasures. Then have a St. Patrick’s Day treasure hunt. You’ll need: Breath mint holders – any size or shape Items to decorate the lid...