kids games

5 Activities to make Dish Duty Fun – For Kids

My husband and I recently came to the conclusion that our children are old enough to help more around the house.  This largely came about because the house is never clean, but also because they need something to do besides reading Harry Potter and begging to play the Wii.  We’ve given them a variety of […] Read more…

30 Minute Playtime Ideas – Week 5

It’s time to play again:)  This week I included several singing games, but if you can’t stand singing just sub out those activities for some of your favorites from past weeks.  Either way, play and have some fun with your kids this week. YouTube Karaoke – My girls love finding their favorite disney songs or […] Read more…

30 Minute Playtime Ideas – Week 4

It’s summer which means I like to spend as much time outside as possible, so a lot of the activities my kids and I are doing this week are outdoors.  Still all of these fun things can be done in 30 minutes or less, and it is such great bonding time with the kids. Badminton – […] Read more…

30 Minute Playtime – Week 3

So I missed a couple of weeks.  It’s one of those things where I’ve been too busy to write about it, but the kids and I did do some fun things including a family vacation.  On to this week’s list.  It’s summer so I tried to think of some fun things that represent summer to […] Read more…

30 Playtime Ideas – Week 2

Last week I was in charge of a large family reunion for about 50 people, so we didn’t quite make it through the entire list, but we did accomplish most of them plus a few.  One of our favorites was Roll tag and the Mini Pillow Fights. This week we have some new fun things […] Read more…

I Spy Colors – A game to pass the time

A couple of years ago we were taking our 1 and 3-year-olds on a trip to Disneyland with my husband’s family.  His family loves to go in January when the park isn’t as busy which works beautifully except that we have to get there and back in winter weather.  We got stuck in our smallish […] Read more…

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