Ten Favorite Things to do with a Kid


Cheap, or free, these are some of the ways we love to spend our days. In this super-scheduled, lightning fast world we live, it’s nice to slow down every once in a while.

• pack a picnic and have dinnner at the park

• Play fence music

• make cookies

• build pillow forts

• balsa wood airplanes

• movie night, complete with popcorn

• library, for story time and just checking out books

• piling on the couch and reading books

• play tag, or just chase each other

• plan a secret surprise for someone we love… breakfast in bed

But here’s my question: it’s all well and good to do all this stuff with the younger kids… what will we do when they are teenagers?

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