Ten Things for Humor Month!

Try doing these with your kids, and just try to stop the giggles! Thumb wrestling Shadow puppets Tongue twisters Bathtub hairdos Goofy faces with a flashlight Bubble gum bubbles Knock-knock jokes Water balloons Secret code messages The “Floor is...

10 Things for Stuffing Easter Eggs

Feeling icky about all that sugar going into the Easter eggs?  Try these 10 ideas instead.           Balloons Silly Putty Hair Accessories Toy Cars Jewelry Coins Mini Bubbles Socks Legos...
Ten Things for Black History Month

Ten Things for Black History Month

Visit the George Washington Carver Museum at 1165 Angelina St. Visit Austin Arts and Cultural Resources for a list of events. Attend the African American Community Heritage Festival on Feb. 27. For preschoolers, read “Welcome, Precious” by Nikki Grimes. For ages 4 to...

10 Things – Ideas for Wrapping Gifts

Get creative and use these fabulous ways to wrap all the gifts on your list. Kraft paper and velvet ribbon Newspaper and satin ribbon Old map and grosgrain ribbon Hat box and ornaments Colored tissue and clear cellophane White baker’s box and washi tape Wine bag and...

10 Things for World Kindness Day

November 13 is World Kindness Day. But don’t save all your warm fuzzies for just one day—spread the love all year long. Write a lunch note. Give someone a compliment. Feed the ducks. Do someone’s chores. Pick up litter. Let someone cut in line. Help a homeless person....

Ten Things For Pampering New Moms!

  Give the new mom in your life a little well-deserved pampering with these fresh ideas… Gift certificates for takeout Voucher for a night of babysitting Herbal tea gift basket Toys to keep older siblings occupied Cozy loungewear Basket of nutritious snacks...

10 Things For Better Breakfast Month

Step away from the pop tart and lend your mornings some nutrition and fun…     Yogurt parfait     Funny face bagel     Breakfast pita     Peanut butter toast     Fresh fruit smoothie     Oatmeal with berries...

10 Things to Do for National Family Fun Month

  1.  Make a blanket fort.   2.  Declare a family game night.   3.  Have a build-your-own meal, like funny-face pancakes, pizzas or sundaes.   4.  Create a summer memories time capsule.   5.  Turn everyday dinner into a fancy affair: use...

Ten Things… to Play in Your Backyard!

Have you heard of these fun backyard pastimes?   Iceblock Treasures   Cornhole (or Beanbag)   Giant Kerplunk   Ice Chalk   Ladder Ball   Washer Toss   Water Balloon Piñata   Lawn Matching Game   Giant Jenga   Glowstick...

Ten Things… to Do for Father’s Day!

Have a family tournament at the go-cart racetrack.   Take in a baseball game. Go fishing at his favorite spot.   Get paddling in kayaks.   Go for a family hike.   Make homemade ice cream or go out for a treat. Have a family movie night.   Go...

10 Things…to Do for Mother’s Day

Go berry picking at a pick-your-own farm. Explore an art exhibit. Have a picnic lunch in Mom’s favorite park. Go on a bike ride together. Launch a family tournament at a miniature golf course. Participate in a yoga class together. Help her relax with a mani-pedi. Let...
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