How to Build a Mini-Golf Course at Home With Your Family

Do your kids love to play putt-putt golf?

Want an easy and fun activity to tee off with your family?

Make a mini-golf course at home.

Use everyday household items such as oatmeal containers, toys and stuffed animals to construct a whole course of miniature golf obstacles in your home or yard.

In this article I will show you how to design, construct and play on your own mini-golf course, which will lead to hours of golfing fun for your family! You can even print out scorecards to keep track of your golfers’ efforts.

Love to play mini-golf with your kids? Build your own mini-golf course! Use household items to create obstacles for a putt putt course in your house or yard.

Why Build a Mini-Golf Course?

A game of miniature golf is a fun way to spend time with the whole family. When you construct the course at home, you can play anytime!

Whether or not your family members are athletes, they’ll enjoy the challenge of designing and building a mini-golf course. It’s an activity that’s easy for kids, and entertaining for all ages.

Plus, everyone in your family will love the friendly competition that goes along with a rousing game of golf.



How to Make Edible Easter Basket Cookies With Your Kids

Want to explore traditional Easter treats from around the world?

Do you want to make something delicious with your kids this Easter?

How about starting a new family tradition?

Easter is a holiday rich with tradition. In this article I’ll share a few international Easter treats. Then I’ll show how you and your kids can make one of them: a traditional Easter basket cookie from Italy.

Discover international Easter treats and learn how to make a traditional Easter basket cookie from Italy with an Easter egg baked right in with your kids.

Why Bake International Treats for Easter?

Most children are big fans of the Easter Bunny and get excited thinking about the baskets of goodies he brings. And while we love that Bunny too, there’s a whole world of Easter fun to explore!

There are tons of traditions that go along with Easter. In many English-speaking countries, Saturdays are spent preparing for the holiday, while Easter Sunday means going to church, having a meal with family and participating in Easter egg hunts. Egg rolling and egg tapping are also popular activities.

When you look at traditions of other countries, it opens up a multitude of conversations you can have with your kids. In what ways do people in other countries celebrate holidays differently? What foods do they eat? What international tradition would be fun for our family to start this Easter?



How to Host a Family Game Show Your Kids Will Love

Does your family like to play along with game shows on TV?

Think you know everything there is to know about your kids or your spouse?

Looking for a way to channel sibling rivalry and competition into something more positive?

Then come on down! You and your kids are the next contestants on Family Game Show—Valentine‘s Edition!

In this article I’ll show you how to host your own game show to quiz your family’s knowledge of each other in a fun and lively competition your kids will love.

Host a family game show to quiz your knowledge of each other in a fun, exciting and lively matching competition your kids will love.

Why Have a Family Game Show?

Game shows are filled with things kids love: they’re fun, they’re exciting, they’re lively and fast and loud.

Game shows provide a friendly way to pit players against each other—even brother vs. sister or parent vs. child—on an even playing field where kids (or anyone) can test their knowledge or skill.

And they have fabulous prizes!

The Family Game Show lets you turn all that’s appealing about a TV game show into a fun family activity you can stage in your own home. And this version will do something extra: it’ll help players learn more about their loved ones and give your family new ways to show appreciation for each other.

Here’s how…



How to Have a Thanksgiving Scavenger Hunt

What do your kids know about the first Thanksgiving?

Would you like to make the story of this incredible event more vivid for your children?

Send your family on a journey of discovery, starting with the sailing of the Mayflower and ending with the Thanksgiving meal itself.

In this article, you’ll find all you need to plan a quick and easy Thanksgiving Scavenger Hunt that’s both fun and educational.

How to plan a quick and easy Thanksgiving Scavenger Hunt that's both fun and educational.

Why a Thanksgiving Scavenger Hunt?

When you ask most kids to tell you about the first Thanksgiving, they’ll rattle off a thing or two about the Pilgrims, turkeys and pumpkin pie. Not a bad start, but there’s so much more to the story!

Get your children excited to learn more about the first Thanksgiving. Send them on a scavenger hunt to track down fun Thanksgiving facts and tidbits!


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