Games and Activities

Camping is great fun, whether you are outside playing tag or down at the creek fishing. Find plenty of ideas here.

15 Beat the Heat Ideas for Outdoor Fun -

15 Beat the Heat Ideas for Outdoor Fun

July 22nd, 2013 posted by Sherri Osborn

During the winter, many people expect to be stuck inside for long stretches of time because it’s too cold outside. In the summer we can run into the same problem […]

Fun Camping Activities for Families by Leah Blomberg -

Fun Camping Activities for Families

May 28th, 2013 posted by Leah Blomberg

The camping season is upon us and families everywhere will be packing up their cars, tents, travel trailers and RVs and heading out for some good old fashioned family fun. […]

Bird Watching Tips

February 12th, 2013 posted by Brenda Hyde

Bird watching is a fun, inexpensive activity for families. You can reserve a special space for bird feeders anywhere in your yard, and throughout the year watch the variety of […]

Heading Off Summer Boredom

February 12th, 2013 posted by Dr. Caron B. Goode

by Dr. Caron B. Goode Summer is a refreshing and wonderful time. School is out and frantic schedules blur into unstructured free time. For a while, this lack of routine […]

Backyard Discovery Zone

February 12th, 2013 posted by Brenda Hyde

Many zoos and nature centers have “discovery zones” for kids to learn about different animal skins and other items in nature. You can do the same thing in your backyard. […]

Taking Your Kids on a Hike

February 12th, 2013 posted by Kathy Burns-Millyard

by Kathy Burns-Millyard With a little planning and forethought, hiking with children can be a fun and rewarding experience. Hiking is a wonderful way to help them develop a love […]

Four Ways to Complement your Child’s Nature Discoveries Indoors

February 12th, 2013 posted by Mark Stevens

Getting outside with your children can be a vital part of a happy family life. You can use indoor activities to expand on your outdoor discoveries and round off the […]

Fun Outdoor Play

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

As summer hits its peak, many parts of the country are experiencing very warm spurts of weather. To cool off here are some fun outdoor games for the kids and […]

Tag – You’re It! 16 Varieties of an Old Favorite

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Tag is a game that has lasted throughout the ages. We played them as a child and our children do the same. There are many different varieties of tag that […]

Warm Weather Boredom Busters for Your Family

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Need ideas for the “I’m bored!” blues? There are tons of things that you and your children can do that require little or no additional expense. Here are a few […]

Imagine a Summer: Boredom Busters

February 12th, 2013 posted by Sabrina Glidden

With summer here and the children at home, most mommies are hearing, “I’m bored” several times a day. Children have become accustomed to scheduled activities back-to-back after being in school […]

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Orange Carrot Less-Drip Ice Pops

Parents are always looking for ways to sneak some vegetables into their child’s diet. Well, unless your kids are avid carrot lovers, just call these orange ice pops — they’ll […]