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Fun activities for kids

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Curl paper into cool crafts

Paper quilling is a fun, creative art form that has been around since the 15th century but never goes out of style. Here are ideas to get started.

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Cook a tasty shakshuka

Shakshuka, pronounced "shack-SHOE-ka," is a one-pot dinner dish that’s popular in the Middle East.

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Give coding a try

Anyone looking for an interesting new hobby can try coding (also known as computer programming). Here's how it works and how to get started.

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Make a colorful coin pouch

Multi-colored duct tape transforms into a fun, useful container for stashing coins and other little things.

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Plan to do kind deeds

It’s always a good time to be kind, but February 14 through February 20 is Random Acts of Kindness Week. Here’s how to spread cheer.

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Bake up a plate of tasty nachos

This delicious dish is filled with beans, salsa, and cheesy goodness, and comes together in minutes.

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Spread the love on Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day honors all kinds of relationships. Here's how to make friends and family feel extra special.

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Make no-bake fudge

This super-simple fudge makes a delicious gift for friends and family. All it takes is four ingredients and a microwave!

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Plan a family game night

Move over, movie night! Playing games at home is an awesome winter activity. Not only is it fun, but it can help families feel closer.

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Make an initial pillow

Use an old T-shirt and pillow, plus some felt and fabric glue, to craft an adorable, colorful pillow with a child's initial on it.

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Create a vision board

The start of a new year is a great time to think about goals. Making a vision board—a poster filled with inspirational pictures, words, and—can help people achieve their dreams.

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Cook your own French toast

This delicious dish fills the kitchen with the scents of vanilla, cinnamon, butter, and maple syrup. Top with fresh fruit for a healthy addition.

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Go on an eagle watch

Late fall and winter are a great time to spot this amazing bird, which is the national symbol of the United States.

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Make an autumn decoration

Kids can bring a little bit of nature and the beautiful colors of fall indoors with this craft project.

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Start a podcast

Listening to podcasts is fun, but readers can also learn how to record a show that other people can listen to. Here’s how to get them started.

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