Family Activities

Sponge Ball

Sponge Ball

  My  grandkids like to  play  catch  when they come to visit but I don't want to be throwing balls around my family room so this is a great substitute. You'll need: 2 small sponges 1 twist tie or string Directions: Cut the sponge into strips as shown in the photo....

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....

A Fun Way to Preserve Memories

A Fun Way to Preserve Memories

A fun way to preserve special summer memories is by using a tin lunch box. You can find them at craft stores and they come in various shapes and sizes. Use permanent markers and stickers to decorate the outside then use a clip magnet on the inside cover to hold all...

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...

Princess Garland

Princess Garland

I'm always looking for easy and inexpensive ways to create something cute. My granddaughter wanted a princess hat so with crepe paper, wire and beads we came up with this garland. She helped me make it. You'll Need: crepe paper, beads and wire Directions: 1. Measure...