Times are really tough for kids right now. Gone are all their options to play at recess, go to the playground or even go to school. The kids can’t even date their friends right now. As families quarantine and practice social distancing, children’s only choices are primarily for entertainment, withRead More →

Amazon / Walmart It’s time to start planning the details of your annual July 4th BBQ, and we’re here to help. We’ve rounded up the funniest, most user-friendly July 4th board games to keep happy adults and kids entertained. After all, what’s a backyard barbecue without a few water balloonsRead More →

Picnics are one of the best ways to enjoy the great outdoors. But if you’re just sitting while you eat, you might as well be inside. Make the most of your location with an outdoor game or two. These projects only require inexpensive supplies and shouldn’t take too long toRead More →

Playing in the mud, making garlands and climbing trees are simple pleasures that have defined childhood for generations. But these youthful activities seem to be disappearing as an increasing number of children play video games instead. Dozens of outdoor activities that were almost universally enjoyed a generation ago are fallingRead More →

Keeping your kids away from their favorite electronic devices isn’t always easy. But you can encourage them to move by inviting them to play a fun and educational outdoor game. Looking for creative ideas? Here’s one from the May issue of FamilyFun magazine that will exercise your child’s brain andRead More →