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As summer comes to an end, school isn’t the only thing that’s around the corner – it’s almost time for fall sports to start! Here are some fun activities you can do with your kids to keep yourself active while you get them game-time ready for the fall. Balance Knock-Out Stand about two feet away...
As summer comes to an end, school isn’t the only thing that’s around the corner – it’s almost time...
By Play Ambassador Amy Oztan of SelfishMom.com There is nothing more special to my daughter, Fiona, than spending time with me with my undivided attention. If we can do something fun, bonus! Here are five ideas for mom and daughter play dates that go beyond the obvious choices of “manis and pedis”...
By Play Ambassador Amy Oztan of SelfishMom.com There is nothing more special to my daughter, Fiona...
By Play Ambassador Charlie White of MississippiMom.com The weather outside is frightful, so lately we’ve been looking for indoor play ideas that will help keep kids active during the winter months. A DIY cardboard house was the perfect way to create some indoor active play! With a few cardboard...
By Play Ambassador Charlie White of MississippiMom.com The weather outside is frightful, so lately...
By: Frederick Goodall of MochaDad.com When I was in sixth grade, I had to take a speech class. One of our assignments was to make puppets and present a five-minute show. At the time, my partner and I thought the idea was lame. We were a couple of cool 11-year-old boys after all. We didn’t have time...
By: Frederick Goodall of MochaDad.com When I was in sixth grade, I had to take a speech class. One...
By Play Ambassador Lisa Samples of LifeWithLisa.com Being a kid is hard work (so they think), but being a parent is even harder. Not only do we have to entertain ourselves, but we also have to entertain our children and their friends. I think back to when I was younger, always bored with nothing to...
By Play Ambassador Lisa Samples of LifeWithLisa.com Being a kid is hard work (so they think), but...
By Play Ambassador Lisa Samples of LifeWithLisa.com I am used-to-play-horseshoes years old, if you know what I mean. We have tried just about everything to entice our little guy outside. This is not a problem in just our household either – kids just don’t want to play outside these days. I have...
By Play Ambassador Lisa Samples of LifeWithLisa.com I am used-to-play-horseshoes years old, if you...
By Play Ambassador Frederick Goodall of MochaDad.com When my son turned 10, he asked for a skateboard. As soon as I heard those words, a wave of memories flooded my mind. I loved skateboarding as a child. My first board was a thin, blue, fiberglass model. It was nowhere as advanced as the boards...
By Play Ambassador Frederick Goodall of MochaDad.com When my son turned 10, he asked for a...
By Play Ambassador Fred Goodall I’m a big kid at heart. I love to play and have fun with my kids. In fact, they give me an excuse to relive some of my favorite childhood activities. I have two sons who are rambunctious and enjoy having a good time. In addition to our regular rough - housing (...
By Play Ambassador Fred Goodall I’m a big kid at heart. I love to play and have fun with my kids...
By Play Ambassador Frederick Goodall of MochaDad.com The end of summer may be near, but there is still time to have some seasonal fun. Check out 10 fun activities below that you must do to make your summer complete! 1. Splash Around No summer vacation is complete without a trip to the beach where...
By Play Ambassador Frederick Goodall of MochaDad.com The end of summer may be near, but there is...
By Play Ambassador Charlie White While we might all wish for an endless summer, the season only lasts but so long. As parents, we have to help our kids with the sometimes-difficult transition back to school. The good news is that preparing for the change can be fun with a few creative play ideas...
By Play Ambassador Charlie White While we might all wish for an endless summer, the season only...
By Play Ambassador Kimberly Coleman Many kids can hardly wait until the start of summer. Inevitably, they tend to grow bored as the season progresses. Then, we parents hear the dreaded, “I’m bored!” Personally, I welcome those times, because that is when both parents and kids are forced to get...
By Play Ambassador Kimberly Coleman Many kids can hardly wait until the start of summer. Inevitably...
By Play Ambassador Frederick Goodall August is brutal. Not only because of the blazing Texas heat, but also because of the realization that summer is coming to an end and school is about to begin. When we tear off the calendar page to reveal Aug. 1, our family goes into fun overdrive. Since we only...
By Play Ambassador Frederick Goodall August is brutal. Not only because of the blazing Texas heat,...

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