Fun Activities to Keep Your Kids Busy and Engaged This Summer

Make Cardboard Toys

To build homemade toys, your children only need a sheet of cardboard, a pair of scissors, duct tape, and crayons or paint. While various home materials can assist in transforming a large cardboard box into various toys or a playhouse, smaller toys such as stuffed animal furniture and rocket ships are simple to build. Together with your kids, build a miniature foosball table with a cardboard shoebox, ping pong balls, clothespins, and small wooden pegs.

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5 Safe Sites for Your Kids to Sharpen Their Social Networking Skills

We revolve around all things social - from Facebook to Twitter and other sites. These sites are not for children under a certain age though – which usually becomes a topic of conversation for your little ones. The “why can’t I join” question comes up a lot. Instead of just saying no, you could consider letting them join a site that is specifically for kids. These sites take care of parental worries such as bullying, the use of bad language and much more.

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