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October,
2017
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3 Brain Boosting Family Games

Board games sit idle in closets and cabinets across the country. People (not just kids) have become bored with the idea of board games in the wake of tablets, smartphones and consoles. For many families, board games have become a last resort. Rather than only pulling them out once in a blue moon, strive to have a family game night regularly. This is a great way to bring the family together while unplugging from the internet and devices – and choose games that coun...

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September,
2017
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Unplug With These Adorable Fall Inspired Crafts

Fall is slowly approaching, and although I know it isn’t yet here and some of you are holding on fiercely to the last few days of summer, I am more than excited to present these fun-filled fall craft ideas for you to do together with your kids! Instill a love for crafting with your kids with these adorable fall crafts. Leaf People: This craft is suitable for children of all ages. (It is fun to see the shapes of the people made by the littlest ones in the family!)...

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August,
2017
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Building Ideas for Your Unplugged Kid

Electronics are a huge pull for kids in their “tween” age years. Typically, the tweens are considered to be ages 9 through 12. Kids at this age are unsure what to do with themselves and electronics seem to be an easy go-to activity. Because we know the struggle is real, we have compiled some fun and creative activities for your tween to take part in that will hone in on his or her inner creativity and building skills! Legos We will start with one of the more o...

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calander
July,
2017
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DIY Cardboard Playhouse Creations

Summertime is fun and full of outdoor activities like camping, swimming and playing. But when the heat gets to be too much or the mosquitos just won’t go away, indoor play can be an option. Are your kids tiring of the same old indoor summer activities as summer break draws to a close? Make use of some old boxes you have lying around and create a mini town with these adorable DIY Playhouses, inspired by A Beautiful Mess! These aren’t just ordinary cardboard hou...

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June,
2017
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Encourage Development by Making Origami with Kids

Make memories this summer with your kids by creating origami! All you need is a little paper, creativity and patience! This is a great way to spend quality time with your kids (including the littles!) while learning a new skill without the use of any high tech gadgets (aside from maybe a device to play videos to learn how to). Origami is an excellent family time activity for the whole family! And it is so much more than a craft! It offers more benefits than a cute ...

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calander
May,
2017
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Transform Ordinary Park Visits into a World of Adventure for Your Kids

I often hear from other moms about the struggle of taking their kids of varied ages anywhere. One kid is too old, the others are too young. They begin to get bored with places they once loved to go. One such place is the park. What if I told you there are ways you can transform an ordinary visit to the park into a fresh, new, fun experience for everyone? Try these activities to liven up your park trips! Go Treasure Hunting! Collect some treasures (toy coins, dolla...

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May,
2017
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Family Fun Idea – Upcycled Soda Bottle Animal Planter

When I think of Spring, the first thing I think of is the new life that grows forth from the earth each year. I start planning my garden as soon as signs of the last frost approach. Because of this, one of my new favorite crafts to do with kids is this Upcycled Soda Bottle Animal Planter! (I found this idea at Good Housekeeping!) This is not only a way to spend time with your kids but it instills a love for nature and is a fun way to recycle! Supplies You’ll Need...

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April,
2017
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Outdoor Family Activities for Spring

The air is warming up and everybody is itching to get outside to enjoy the lack of snow and cold! Enjoy the sunshine, green grass and budding blooms by taking part in any of these spring family friendly activities. Field Day Escape the confinement of your four walls and prepare for a family field day! You can arrange for this activity by grabbing some items you likely already have around your house and set up in your back yard! Consider making it a neighborhood e...

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February,
2017
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Need Spring Break Ideas??

Spring break is finally near! It doesn’t always have to be filled with a ton of travel and a quickly-emptying wallet. Staycations are an excellent way to save money and avoid cross-country travel meltdowns! Growing up, we had staycations during several spring breaks. They can be fun for the whole family if you plan them well. Here are some great tips on how to keep your kids occupied that keep your budget in mind! Enjoy a Day at the Theater – at Home! Toss...

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calander
January,
2017
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The Funplugit Blog is Coming Soon!

The Funplugit blog will launch in February! We're excited to share amazing news about Funplugit project ideas and all the wonderful feedback we're getting from Funpluggers all over the country! We are super excited! - The Funplugit Blog Team...

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