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Family Fun

Consider this your family fun center. Score craft ideas, games, and children’s books to keep kids entertained from morning ‘til night.


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Match your lamp shade to your decor, for cheap. Starting at the bottom of a plain shade, simply wrap lengths of streamer around it, securing the ends with double-sided tape.

Easy Paper Crafts for Your Kids

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Our spiky-haired pencil topper is a welcome homework helper.

Easy Paper Crafts for Your Kids

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Create 3-D textured artwork with balled-up bits of crepe paper.

Easy Paper Crafts for Your Kids

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Crepe paper streamers make vibrant, cheery crafts.

Easy Paper Crafts for Your Kids

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Give your child an imagination workout with an open-ended activity that blends drawing and cool cutouts.

Easy Paper Crafts for Your Kids

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This easy-to-make summer fun station will help you have the best summer yet.

Backyard Idea: The Summer Fun Station

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Our readers share their family's special summer traditions.

Our Favorite Traditions for Summer

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Grilled frankfurters are timeless, but that doesn't mean you have to settle for the usual ketchup or mustard routine.

Your Summer Fun Bucket List

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Summer fun idea: Tell ghost stories.

Your Summer Fun Bucket List

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Create a faux river running through your yard with a hose and some heavy-duty aluminum foil.

Your Summer Fun Bucket List

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Create lasting happy memories with your kids by starting one (or more!) of these fun traditions this summer.

14 Fun Family Traditions to Start This Summer

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These toys will keep the kids busy so you can take a break.

Your Summer Fun Bucket List

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Send them on a wild goose chase with these scavenger-hunt ideas.

Your Summer Fun Bucket List

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Summer fun idea: Go berry-picking.

Your Summer Fun Bucket List

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Summer fun idea: Spot shapes in the clouds.

Your Summer Fun Bucket List

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Indulge in a little nostalgia with these timeless summer projects that you can make with your child.

Your Summer Fun Bucket List

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The Ultimate EZ Fold Wagon is a clever version of Radio Flyer's classic; it folds up to fit in your trunk and stores more easily in the garage.

Your Summer Fun Bucket List

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Make these water toys for hot days.

Your Summer Fun Bucket List

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This swag will help make your summer the best one yet.

Your Summer Fun Bucket List

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Use a pair of tweezers and a hot-glue gun to apply sequins, gemstones, and buttons to your child's sunglasses.

Your Summer Fun Bucket List

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This cool treat hails from Hawaii. Make it anywhere with a shaved-ice machine or even a blender.

Your Summer Fun Bucket List

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Find out the country's top places to play. These playgrounds are epic!

The Nation's Best Places to Play

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Whether you're throwing a birthday party or just getting together with friends, this old-fashioned ice cream social has it all, even a cherry on top.

Ice-Cream Social Party

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With PVC pipe, pipe fittings, and colorful tape, you can build a set of hurdles just the right size for your family.

Get-Active Games for Kids and Families

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This fast-paced game gives traditional tag a colorful twist.

Get-Active Games for Kids and Families

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