Church History

Church History

We did it! It can be a particularly faith-building experience to visit historical locations of religious/spiritual significance.  It can be old church buildings, temples, pioneer crossings, or even a whole town.  Your family can feel the spirit and grow closer...
Sign Language

Sign Language

We did it! Start Simple There are many instructional videos for learning sign language, even for babies.  You can start with the alphabet and simple signs like “eat”, “drink”, “mother”, “father”,...
Visual Arts

Visual Arts

We did it! You don’t have to be an “artist” to create art and it is a great activity for children.  They build on their planning and creative skills as well as increase hand-eye coordination.  Plus it’s just fun. Art projects should be done with care and adult...
Family History

Family History

We did it! A Family Tree For children and those new to family history, the first step is to start with a simple family tree.  That would be you at the bottom with two lines – one for your mom and one for your dad.  Then two lines from each of them for their mother and...
History/Arts/Cultural

History/Arts/Cultural

We did it! Really Historical If you’re in for a bit of hiking, you might want to check out some of the ancient Indian ruins in your state or other archaeological sites. Historical Events & Locations Perhaps you want to supplement your teen’s state history class by...
Museums

Museums

We did it! Historical Memorial Natural History Nature & Wildlife Cultural & Arts Military Youth Museums Science Centers Mining & Mineral Air & Space OR as an alternative, take them to a cookie factory or somewhere like Krispy Kreme where you can watch...
Local Events

Local Events

We did it! Go to a Parade/Carnival Grab the kids and a few chairs and go see a local parade.  It’s a great way to get some exercise, some sun, and learn about a holiday or about your town’s history & leaders. Farmer’s Market Most towns have a Farmer’s Market where...
Board Games

Board Games

We did it! There are tons of board games out there for every age group, interest, and style. Whether you want to play a simple thinking game like Scrabble or Monopoly or you want to wage war in your livingroom with Battleship, the whole family will enjoy a fun family...