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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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Octopus Banana

I saw this idea in a magazine and thought I would try it out on my 2 year old grandson. He thought it was a toy, not something to eat. Just peel the banana about half way and cut out the fruit, leaving the skin. Make 8 legs, add eyes ( I used permanent marker) and put...

Valentine Envelope Placemats

For each placemat you‘ll need: Paper that measures 34 inches long & 13 inches wide (butcher paper, newsprint, large paper sacks, wrapping paper, wall paper). Scissors & glue. Items to decorate the envelope: stickers, crayons, markers, paper, glitter, etc....

Candy Corn Centerpiece & Favor

Children love to help make things for a party so if you're having a Halloween or Autumn party let your grandchildren help make this candy corn centerpiece. When it’s time for everyone to go they'll have a fun treat to take home. You’ll need: 1 container (I used a clay...

Children & Sports

Vince Lombardi is quoted as saying, "Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." However, according to his son, what he really said is "Winning isn't everything, trying to win is." I personally like the second statement better. You can't always win and that's a...

Halloween Favor Bucket

From Dollar Store Crafts, a cute & easy to make Halloween party favor. GET DIRECTIONS