Start a book club
The only thing that makes reading more fun is doing it with friends! You can also form a family book club with loved ones near and far.
Make an animal bookmark
Brighten up every book with a handmade bookmark. You can craft a cat or dog, a bunny with pointy ears, or even a sloth hanging on a tree.
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Eat a healthy breakfast
A great morning meal helps with feeling good all day long. We have tips for easy, healthy, delicious breakfasts inspired by morning meals around the world.
Make bubble paper prints
Blowing bubbles in colorful soapy liquid creates fun designs for prints that can turn into greeting cards, gift wrap, tags, or bookmarks.
Learn to play chess
Millions of people play chess, one of the most popular board games in the world. The game is all about strategy and smart moves, but it’s fun and easy to learn—and we can help.
Make no-bake bug cookies
Adding a bit of icing and candy turns store-bought cookies into the cutest little ladybugs and bees. These crunchy critters come together in minutes.
Practice your dancing
Dancing can be a fun way to express emotions, socialize, or exercise, but it is also an art form that people have practiced since ancient times. We have a few tips for taking those dance moves to the next level.
Craft a colorful felt eyeglass case
This cute case will protect a pair of eyeglasses or sunglasses, and it’s fun and easy to make. All it takes is felt, a paper towel tube, scissors, and glue.
Map your neighborhood
There’s always more to learn about a neighborhood, even for people who have lived there a long time. Kids can improve their observation, drawing, and writing skills by making their very own map of local landmarks.
Bake a batch of flaky biscuits
In about an hour, 10 flaky, delicious buttermilk biscuits can be on the table. No kneading required, and they are perfect with a dollop of jam.
Send secret messages
Morse code is a special alphabet that lets people communicate using dots and dashes that represent letters. With flashing lights, beads, or even Lego bricks, it is easy to start sending coded messages.
Make a wreath from egg cartons
With just two cardboard egg cartons, a paper plate, and some paint, a beautiful wreath of flowers springs into bloom. Kids can make the wreath their own by designing different types of flowers.
Celebrate Earth Day
The 51st annual Earth Day, a worldwide day of service and action to protect the planet we share, is coming up on April 22. Here are some easy, meaningful ways for families to get involved and help the environment.
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