5 Indoor Activities for Kids

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While many of you are busting out of hibernation after an awfully long winter, those of us who live in Arizona are making our way indoors to avoid the triple digit heat! And because all of the kids have been out of school for weeks now, we've probably heard our fair share of complaints about summer boredom already (please tell me I am not the only one!) So, in an effort to keep the kids busy and away from the TV and video games all day, I wanted to feature 5 fun indoor activities for kids that … [Read more...]

Roll a Snowman- A game for the whole Family!


This snowman dice game can't get any easier to prepare and play! It's great for kids and adults of all ages- my young kids love it, but you could also have your teenage children play it to see who gets out of doing the dishes after dinner- get creative! You will need: -A die -A set of snowman pieces for each player. I made the following printable, you can use it if you'd like! CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THIS PDF Object of the Game: Be the first person to collect all the pieces of your … [Read more...]

Paper Bag Pinatas

I was asked to make pinatas with my scouts for our Pack Meeting next week and the thought of 6 boys at my kitchen table with starch and newspaper did not sound like fun to me! But here is what a little internet searching can get you- I found this tutorial and it was a huge success! Hardly messy at all and even my 3 year old made one- it is so easy! You start off with a paper bag. You can use big grocery sacks if you want, but we just used lunch sacks. Fill it about 1/2 way with candy and … [Read more...]