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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.
Veteran’s Day Reflections

Veteran’s Day Reflections

Veterans Day has great meaning for me. I have a deep gratitude for those who have served and are presently serving in our military. For those who have given the ultimate sacrifice of their life I have a sacred respect. My father served in the army during WWII and was...

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Thank You Veterans

Thank You Veterans

Share your thoughts about a veteran with friends or family members. Veterans Day has great meaning for me. I have a deep gratitude for those who have served and are presently serving in our military  as well as their families. For those who have given the ultimate...

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Arbor Day Memory Tree

To celebrate Arbor Day, wouldn't planting a tree be a fun activity to do with your grandchildren or children. When you plant the tree it's great to dedicate it to someone special or something you want to celebrate. One year my children and I planted a tree in honor of...

Interesting Turkey Facts

This turkey facts game would be fun to share at your Thanksgiving dinner.   Turkey-Facts-True-or-False-GameDownload More information at Turkey Facts

An Apple a Day

You’ve heard the saying “An apple a day keeps the doctor away,” well this apple can help to build self-esteem by recognizing each individual in the family and what they do well. 1. Download and cut out  apple pattern for each member of your family.2. At dinner or...

Six-Sided Ornament

This is a fun and easy ornament for your grandchildren to make. It's also math related!You'll need:For each ornament -1 piece of colored or patterned paperThread or ribbon for hangingScissors & glueDirections:1. Print pattern.2. Cut-out the 6 circles.3. Fold on...

Visiting Museums & Historical Sites

Ideas for making excursions to museums and historical sites more engaging for your children. 1. Realize that you may need to spend just a short time in each area. If your child seems interested stay longer, if not move on quickly. 2. Before you go, make a list of...