Anytime is a great time to expand your mind, to have fun and to be creative. If you need some help finding ideas on what you can do anytime of the year to make your days and nights a bit more fun, you have come to the right place. We have some ideas to help you do just that. Come back here often as we will update this page from time to time. The most important thing is, enjoy yourself and have fun!
Here are a few coloring sheets that have to do with counting and saving your money. Did you know that when you receive money and put it into a savings account at a bank, you will receive interest on your money over time. This interest money is added to your account and helps build your money saving even more. Starting saving money at a young age will encourage a healthy savings routine that will last a lifetime. It's never to late and you are never too young to start.
Easter is full of fun from Easter dinners, Easter Egg Hunts, coloring eggs, and seeing what the ole Easter Bunny is going to be bring you this year. Did you know that the Easter Bunny first came to America in the 1700s and was introduced by German immigrants in Pennsylvania? The rabbit would lay colorful eggs as gifts to children who were good — so the kids would make nests in which the bunny could leave his eggs, and would even sometimes leave out carrots in case the hare got hungry!
How fast can you solve this rebus puzzle?
Grab a sheet of paper and write your answers down. For even more fun, grab a brother or sister, parent or friend and have a contest to see who can answer them the fastest.
The methods of playing indoor basketball are limitless. Toss balled-up socks into laundry hampers, ping pong balls into cups, stuffed animals into hula hoops, etc. etc.
Unleash your inner diva with a raid of home closets and dress it up. Have a parent suggest categories for outfits such as stylish or silly. Don’t forget the runway, the music, and the flash of the paparazzi taking pictures.
With warm, sunny days ahead, prepare to beautify your outdoor space with colorful, painted rocks. Decorate rocks with multiple colors, pictures, dates, and your name.
It takes a lot of skill and coordination to juggle but with a lot of practice with one, two, and eventually, three items found around the house, juggling can become a party favorite. Remember to keep the objects on the softer side and dull (not sharp).
Channel your inner favorite television cook or chef and bake cookies from scratch. Or channel your inner Betty Crocker and get a pre-made mix. No one is judging! Have your parents supervise!
When designing an obstacle course indoors or outside, it’s all about movement. Crawl under an object, jump over an object, run around an object, slide between objects, and laugh!
Go old-school with pillows and blankets, or have parents find large appliance boxes if possible. Cut out a door, a window or two, decorate your very own stylish tiny house. Don’t forget to stock the fort with cushions, flashlights, books, and snacks.
Think of this as a super way to burn off excess energy as well as an always-fun game. Crank up your favorite songs and when the DJ (designated you, a sibling, a friend or parent) stops the music, players must freeze in their spot.
Prep time: 10 minutes
• 4 eight-inch flour tortillas
• 3/4 cup light cream cheese
• 1 small cucumber, peeled and sliced thin
• 4 large slices baked ham
• 2 medium tomatoes, sliced thin
How kids can help: Measure ingredients; assemble wraps. Per serving: 314 calories, 15 g fat (8 g saturated), 736 mg sodium, 51 mg cholesterol.
1 package eight-inch flour tortillas
1 package cream cheese
1 small cucumber
1/2 pound baked ham, sliced
2 medium tomatoes
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