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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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Pot ‘O Gold Activity

If your grandchildren don't live close this is a great activity you can send in the mail. It's sure to make them feel special.Directions:1. Cut out the pot and fold on the dotted line.2. Glue the sides.3. Write your grandchild's name on the front of the pot.4.Cut out...

Crankenstein Valentine

This monstrously funny Valentine's Day story about the world's crankiest kid, written by Samantha Berger and illustrated by a Caldecott Medal-winning artist, Dan Santat.Who is Crankenstein? He may look like an ordinary boy, but he can turn into mumbling, grumbling...

Chicken on a Nest Treat

This is a fun and easy activity to do with your grandchildren for Easter or Springtime. You’ll need: Ingredients for Rice Krispie Marshmallow Treats (recipe below), jellybeans and chickens. Follow the directions for the marshmallow treats and when cool enough to...

Reindeer Surprise

Leave this out on Christmas Eve for Santa's reindeer. You'll need:Pattern for the antlers & noseblack marker to draw eyesPaper sack (lunch size)Rolled oatsGlitterDirections:1. Color and cut-out antlers, ears, nose & eyes.2. Fill the bottom of the paper sack...

Milk Carton Catcher

This is a fun and easy way to play catch with kids. It’s especially great for younger children who may have difficulty catching with their hands. You can even play inside the house. Materials: 1 gallon milk carton with handle (empty, of course) Ball or bean bag...