Activities

Make an Adorable Pine Cone Turkey for Thanksgiving

November 27, 2013
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My grandma friend Cindy volunteers in her granddaughter’s third grade classroom. This week she taught the class how to make pine cone turkeys for Thanksgiving.

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Solving the Morning Jumble

November 5, 2013
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For the past 45 years, my husband and I have begun our morning by solving the Jumble — the scrambled word game which appears in our daily newspaper.

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Here’s the Halloween Phantom Poem

October 22, 2013

Have fun with the Halloween Phantom on your block. Secretly drop goodies at a neighbor’s house with a request to pass along the poem and goodies to two more neighbors.

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Grandpas Can Have a Big Impact on Their Grandchild’s Life

October 14, 2013
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Grandpas, whatever their style or approach, can and will make lasting impressions on their grandchildren who need their encouragement, interest and love.

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Homemade Love on Grandparents Day September 8, 2013

September 2, 2013
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One purpose of Grandparents Day is to honor grandparents. Here are some creative ideas that grandchildren can do to show their love and appreciation for their grandparents.

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3 Steps to a Safer Summer of Swimming

June 4, 2013
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Drowning is the leading cause of accidental death for children under the age of 5 in the U.S. Supervision is the No. 1 preventative measure when it comes to drowning.

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Grandma’s Favorite Apps for Kids

May 21, 2012
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The promise of playing with apps has given me some leverage with my granddaughters. I just have to say, “when you finish your chores, we can try out a new app!”

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