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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.
Cornflake Treats

Cornflake Treats

Cornflake Cookies 1 cup light corn syrup 1 cup sugar 1 cup peanut butter (with or without nuts) 1 teaspoon vanilla 7 cups Cornflakes Bring sugar and corn syrup to a boil. Boil for 30 - 60 seconds. Remove from heat and add peanut butter and vanilla. Stir until...

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Balloon Party Game

Balloon Party Game

This is a fun, easy, and inexpensive party game. All you need are 12 balloons of different sizes. The object is to see how many balloons you can hold onto in 2 minutes. You can use your teeth and toes, you can put them under your arm and between your legs.

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Fragrant Pomander Ornament

This fragrant pomander ornament is great to do with an older grandchild. It's fun and easy to make and will keep the house smelling like Christmas. You'll need: Oranges or limes Whole cloves Cinnamon Ribbon Tape Plastic bag or container Directions: 1. Apply tape...

Kangaroo Pouch Pita

Directions: For each pouch you'll need: 1/2 whole wheat pita pocket 2-3 ounces turkey breast luncheon meat, thinly sliced 1 ounce Cheddar cheese 2-3 lettuce leaves 2-3 baby carrots 2-3 sugar snap peas Hidden Valley light ranch dressing To Assemble: 1. Cut a 3-inch...

Easy Tie Dye Project

Wouldn't this be a fun project to do with your kids or grandkids. Tissue paper is used as the dye. You could create a design on T-shirts, pillowcases or tablecloths. I found this idea at Make and Takes Get Directions

Roasting Pumpkin Seeds

This is a Halloween family activity that everyone will love. When you are carving pumpkins plan to roast the seeds and enjoy them at the same time. After you have cut the top off of a pumpkin let the kids remove all the seeds from inside. You can make it a math game...

Fall Bird Feeders

This is a fun fall activity to do with your children and you're helping the birds. Directions: 1. Gather various sizes of milk cartons. 2. Cut out an opening. 3. Decorate with paint or permanent markers. 4. Make a small hole to push a dowel through so the bird can...