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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.
Clothespin Magnet

Clothespin Magnet

You will need: PatternsClothespinMagnetCrayons or markersScissors & glue Directions: Print, color and cut out one of the patterns or create one of your own.Glue the pattern to the clothespin (I would suggest a glue gun or Elmer’s glue).Attach magnet to the back....

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Pet Rock

Pet Rock

Let your children create a "pet rock" by decorating a rock using markers, yarn, sequins, felt, and anything else you think might be interesting. It can be spooky, silly, glamorous, or alien. They can also make a house for their pet rock using a shoe box. Print out the...

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Valentine Breakfast Ideas

Valentine Breakfast Ideas

Everything in the shape of a heart including the napkin. Well, it worked out to be easy for the toast and the fruit in a heart bowl, but the egg was another story. I put a cookie cutter in the frying pan and poured in the egg. I pressed the cookie cutter down hard...

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Fun Fish Jello

This is a fun treat to serve for St. Patrick's Day or anytime you have your grandchildren over. They will especially enjoy helping. Just follow the directions on the Jello package and drop some Swedish Fish candies in the bottom. After the Jello has set up slightly...

Make a Turkey

For a fun & fast activity to do with your child or grandchild, download the turkey pattern, color and cut out. DOWNLOAD PATTERN

Nacho Popcorn

Nacho Popcorn 16 cups popped popcorn 1/4 cup butter 1-2 teaspoons Mexican chili powder 1-2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon garlic salt 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese Place popcorn in a large bowl. Melt butter and pour over popcorn. Shake the bowl so the popcorn is...

Book Sharing with your Grandkids

Even if your grandchildren don't live near you, they can still share their favorite books. If your family has a blog or a website have your grandchildren write a review of a book they read recently. It will help boost their reading comprehension and writing skills. It...

Memoirs Made Easy

Everyone has a story to tell. Help your child develop their writing skills while telling about their life.How to get started:1. Make a "memory chart" by dividing a sheet of paper into three columns: people, places, activities.2. Using the chart write a memory to go...