games for kids

Glow Stick Tic-Tac-Toe

by Marie on June 27, 2014

Warm summer evenings are calling for night games! How about a game of tic-tac-toe with glow sticks?! Glow Stick Tic-Tac-Toe would be perfect to play with neighbors and friends, or even on a family camping trip! Supplies for Glow Stick Tic-Tac-Toe: glow sticks (with connectors) in all colors clear tape – optional To make the board: With […]

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Guest post by Lauren of Blue Goose Boutique and LaurenMckinsey.com With July 4th just around the corner I thought that it would be fun to share with you one of my favorite outdoor games. The supplies needed for this game are simple and more than likely lying around your home. This game, tin can toss, is […]

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Here’s a fun drawing game to play with your kiddos – we named it Pick an Object, Pick a Scene. The basic idea is that you have to figure out how to incorporate a random object (or person, animal, food, etc.) into a given scene. With about 5 minutes of set-up, and some paper and […]

I’ve recently signed up with Ebay to start gathering super cool items for a gift guide collection. Today I’m featuring some fabulous gifts for the whole family. Be sure to check it out and follow my collection. Whether you’re traveling during the holidays, staying warm indoors out of the cold, or inviting extended family to your […]

September is National Yoga Month and it’s time to celebrate! We’ve talked about the benefits of yoga for the entire family and know it can be especially helpful for children. From Yoga Cards, videos and games to a plethora of books, yoga really is accessible no matter where you live – you don’t have to be enrolled in […]

I recently went to an advanced screening of the movie The Way, Way Back and I loved it! It’s a coming of age story I completely related to as I was definitely an awkward teen once! And how can you not love the amazing cast, Toni Collette, Steve Carell, Sam Rockwell, introducing Liam James, and the ever […]

Use up some of your fabric scraps and make a cool DIY tic tac toe board like this one I spotted at the Make and Takes Spotlight seen on Sewing Secrets. My kids go bonkers for tic tac toe and I think this is way more fun than those plastic board games you can buy […]

Here’s a fun and quick drawing game to play as a family after dinner, or bring outside on a nice day. With just two dice and some drawing supplies, you can create some silly shape drawings. We had fun hiding our drawings from each other, then having a big reveal at the end. Let’s play! […]

I love visiting classrooms during holidays, especially Valentine’s Day. There are so many fun ways to decorate and celebrate with hearts. Are you helping with a party this year? Possibly a room parent? We’re here to help. Here’s a list of 35 fun things to do for a Valentine’s Classroom Party! NOTE: It works really […]

We love Valentine’s at our house. All the red, pink, and heart-shaped goodies! So of course we have to find fun ways to play heart-shaped games. How about a festive game of Valentine’s Tic Tac Toe! With just a few simple supplies you’ll have a perfect game to play with the kiddies. This would make a […]

Heart Healthy Exercise Game

by Marie on February 7, 2008

At Valentines there is a lot of “heart” talk, so I thought it would be fun to come up with an exercise game to keep our hearts healthy. Throw the bean bag onto the board to see what exercise to do, then pick out a red card with the number of sit-ups to do. Then […]

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