Traveling for Family Fun!
Does the word “museum” put a sour look on your child’s face? Perhaps they haven’t been to any of the museums on our list. This country has many wonderful and informative museums, but a kid’s museum… well, it must be FUN! Check out our list of the best museums in each state that caters to the kids, and the young at heart!
Kids are always complaining that they are bored, right? So, take a little day trip and get them out of the house, off the phone, and into a fun activity. Depending on your area of the country, you might get in two or three of our top suggestions if you spend the weekend! Did someone say “ROADTRIP?” Take a look!
Kid’s Travel Accessories
Getting ready for the trip is half the fun! Although packing for a long trip (or just overnight… if you have a baby) can be a daunting task for adults, children should be allowed to pack their own luggage. It adds to the excitement of the trip… even if they are just packing their favorite toys, blanket, or stuffed toy! Let them be a part of the process!
How do you entertain the kids on a long road trip? Many choose to provide movies through a DVD or tablet so the kids (hopefully) will ride and watch along the way. Perhaps the biggest complaint about portable entertainment devices is that the holders are weak, the player falls, and then the kids are aggravated and mad. Solve your problems with a quality headrest mount!
It’s no secret that kids are not always the best travelers. Whether you are going on vacation or just to town to do the grocery shopping, you most likely have a plethora of entertainment options in your travel arsenal of tricks to keep the kids busy. However, we have compiled a list of some road trip games that are perfect for your kids to play on the next car ride… wherever you’re going!
Crafts & Activities
Simple craft projects are perfect for a rainy afternoon or to cure the “I’m bored” moments. Encourage your child to tap into their creativity with whatever project you choose. Here are a few ideas to get them started!
The fall is always a fun and exciting time of the year. If you are looking for some awesome activities or crafts that you can do with the kids at this magical time of the year, take a look at this list. Also, if you are in charge of crafts at your child’s school fall festival, this list may give you some fun ideas. Check it out!
Brrrr! Although it may be cold outside, why give up on outdoor activities? Typically, children love to play in the snow, and rarely do they allow the harsh winter temperatures to deter them. So, if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em… for some outdoor playtime! These 50 fun outdoor activities promote fun, exercise, and fellowship!
Homeschooling is a full-time commitment, right? So, when summer rolls around, everyone (especially parents) are ready for some fun-filled vacationing. But… how do you fill the rest of the summer? Do your kids get bored? Would you like to keep them engaged in learning for the summer months… with fun, yet informative learning projects? We understand… so, take a look at these bright ideas for summer experiments.
Are you ready for some fun? Looking for clues can provide hours of fun during scavenger hunts for your kiddos. Typically, these can be done outside in nice weather, or are great for a rainy day activity in the house. Here are a few ideas!
Games, Games, Games!
Some of the best memories with the family are focused around family game night. If you start this tradition in your family, especially on the same night each week, your kids will come to rely on it and look forward to spending the time together. Remember to collect the phones at the door!
Arcade games are a great nostalgic activity for you and your kids. For those rainy days when the kids can’t get out to play, arcade games provide hours of fun and friendly competition!
Well, if the kids enjoy video games, perhaps ones that are great learning opportunities as well… are the best! Check out these suggestions for video games that are fun, yet informative, too!
Kids enjoy board games, especially when they are too young to play video games just yet. Many games can be played between children; however, when a parent plays a game with a child, they are making lifetime memories. So… take the time!
Did someone say “FREE?” If you need a few ideas to keep the kids occupied in the waiting room or on a long car trip, without a doubt, sticking a smartphone or tablet in their hands can be a lifesaver. There are many fun games for kids that are free or available for minimal costs.
Don’t think board games are a thing of the past. They are making a huge comeback… Forget the video games and buy a few board games to get everyone around the table. They are a great activity to foster family fellowship and sportsmanship! Nobody likes a sore loser!
Check this list for some additional board games that are sure to keep your kids engaged in fun and learning. Family fun night is a great way to connect with the kids!
Foosball is a great activity for the whole family; however, if you don’t want to invest a lot of money into an elaborate set up, these tabletop versions are the way to go!
Let’s face it… regulation sized billiard tables can be a little pricey, and kids can easily tear the felt on your table. So, these mini pool tables are just the right size for your kiddos! Let them feel like they are playing along with you! Take a look at our best suggestions!
Check out these selections that are great for the young ones. This tabletop classic game can be fun, as well as promote hand/eye coordination and motor skills. They look a lot like the full-size version. And parents, you can certainly play along!
How many parents out there were avid video game players back in the day? Continue the tradition… with your child! Take a look at these retro-inspired video game systems designed with kids in mind!
No need to go to the mall arcade on a rainy day… Just have some friendly competition at your house. Fill your playroom with these exciting indoor arcade games!