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Steps to Plan a Holiday Party
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Let Kids Host the Holidays

Rock candy with a twist! Help your kids create sparkly rock-candy ornaments for the holidays.
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Sugar Crystal Ornaments

6 Spooky Science Experiments
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Spooky Science Experiments

Make this new school year the best year yet with these fun organizational back to school crafts!
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Back-to-School Crafts

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DIY Decorated Book Covers

Download this free printable card that your kiddos can color and give to Grandma and Grandpa for Grandparent's Day!
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Grandparent's Day Card

33 End-of-Summer Things You Forgot Were Fun
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32 End-of-Summer Activities

Stop summer boredom—before it sets in. Print out this printable, then get the kids to cut these boredom busters into slips and put them in a Mason jar. The next time you hear "I’m bored," point to the jar and don’t take any excuses. There’s so much to do!
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Boredom Busters

Let your kids discover the peachy perfection of a yummy fruit cobbler—with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top!
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Kids in the Kitchen Peach Cobbler

Throw a 2016 Summer Olympics Party!
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Summer Olympics Party

Your 2016 Guide to Kids’ Backyard Olympic Games
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Backyard Olympic Games

Games to Play Outdoors
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Games to Play Outdoors

6 High-Spirited Outdoor Games
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6 High-Spirited Outdoor Games

Download Highlights' free printable BrainPlay questions, then jump right in and use the questions as a starting point for a family game night game that’s sort of like Family Feud—minus commercials. Here’s how to play:
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BrainPlay July 2016

Tag—With a Twist!
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Tag—With a Twist!

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How will your family celebrate Halloween this year?

Parents Talk Back
How will your family celebrate Halloween this year?
Go trick-or-treating
66% (46 votes)
Go trunk-or-treating
20% (14 votes)
Attend a house party
4% (3 votes)
Attend a school or community function
10% (7 votes)
Total votes: 70