Welcome to Grandma Lizzie’s House

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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Nacho Popcorn

Nacho Popcorn

Nacho Popcorn 16 cups popped popcorn 1/4 cup butter 1-2 teaspoons Mexican chili powder 1-2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon garlic salt 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese Place popcorn in a large bowl. Melt butter and pour over popcorn. Shake the bowl so the popcorn is...

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Links On A Chain Family Activity

This is a fun activity for a family reunion or any family gathering. Each person has 3-5 different-colored paper strips on which they write a different talent. They create a mini paper chain by linking their talent strips together. Now, get the whole group together...

Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout Would Not Take The Garbage Out

This is a fun poem by Shel Silverstein found in the book Where the Sidewalk Ends. It's great to read and talk about rhyming, recycling and composting. Kids can make their own garbage can and complete an activity sheet. You will need: A clean, empty canMagazines &...

Fun Games for Kids

Here's a link for kids where you'll find games and activities to help explore good health from Primary Children's Medical Center. Go to games

Halloween Candy Graph

This is a fun math activity to do with all the candy after trick-or-treating. All you need is the graphing sheet and candy. Directions: Print bar graph sheet. Sort and classify the candy (ex: suckers, gum, bars, etc.).Label the X axis (across the bottom) of the sheet...

Baggie Writing Activity

This is a fun activity to do when you're camping or on vacation. You can gather items from a walk or a hike. Materials: Sandwich bag, a piece of paper the size of the sandwich bag, a variety of items you might normally throw away or recycle (magazines, colored paper...