Family Fun

There are all sorts of things a family can do together to have fun and bond. From board games to parties to holiday celebrations, enjoyable time spent as a family creates memories that everyone will treasure.

Games for the Whole Family

Play Action Word Charades

In kindergarten, kids commonly learn to tell the difference between nouns and verbs. While they may learn quickly to tell you the definition of each, by saying something along ...

Endangered Animals Game

Turn a lesson on endangered species into a fun game the whole family can enjoy.

Play Sentence Scramble

This hands-on family activity gives your child practice creating compound sentences, while teaching him skills that will help him become a better writer!

Play Nursery Rhyme Madlibs!

Here's a silly game that uses nursery rhymes to introduce a big concept in first grade reading and writing: learning about nouns and verbs.

Play Vocabulary Bingo!

Looking for a way to make vocab practice a little more engaging? This easy twist on the classic game is a great way to build your child's vocabulary.

Play Mood Charades!

Not only is this game a fun family activity, it also helps with identifying emotion-- a very important skill when it comes to reading comprehension!

Get Moving! Outdoor Fun

Horseshoes Game

Horseshoes makes a perfect activity for a lazy summer afternoon. With a bit of cardboard and handful of pennies, you can easily create your own set.

How to Make Sun Tea

Take advantage of the summer sun to make you and your child a delightfully refreshing treat--sun tea!

Outdoor Tic Tac Toe

A fun twist on the classic game. Use chalk to create an outdoor tic-tac-toe board, and play using colorfully painted rocks in place of X's and O's.

Exercise...with Dice!

Exercising with dice is the perfect way to keep your family active! Using jumbo dice printed with different exercises on each side, you can skip, jump, and run your way to ...

Pop the Balloons!

Try to pop other opponents balloons while trying to protect your own. This exciting, competitive game is sure to be a hit with the kids at your next party!

Create Seashell Texture Prints

Perfect for a hot summer day, this cool art project has your child painting a beautiful, textured print from seashells.

Cool Off with Some Water Games!

Play Water Freeze Tag

If you don't have a pool for your child and her friends to play in, this twist on the game of freeze tag is a fun summer substitute.

Build Writing Muscles with a Water Relay

Does your child have trouble holding a pencil? Is writing his name an excruciating task? For many young writers, it is. The key is to build up those hand muscles! This water ...

Wet Clothes Relay

As the weather warms and the school year comes to an end, boredom sometimes has a tendency to take over. Keep your child active and cool during those long, hot summer days with ...

Fill Your Bucket

Combat boredom with this easy, fun competition. Using only a few cups poked with holes and buckets of water, your child will have a blast--and stay active!

Chain Tag

At your next pool party, gather a large group of friends to play a fun game of Chain Tag. The more players you have, the more fun the game becomes!

Cruise Ship: A Pool Relay

Challenge your child to a race across the pool! Grab some plastic figures and see which team can carry the most toys on their backs without dropping any in the pool. Help your ...