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One sip of this smoothie and your kids will think they’ve escaped to a tropical paradise.
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Pineapple Yogurt Smoothie

We all scream for ice cream, especially on a hot summer day—and the only thing better is a sundae.
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Best Sundae Toppings

Mix it, pour it, guzzle it. Homemade pink lemonade hits the spot on warm summer days. Your kids will love squeezing juice out of the lemons!
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Pretty Pink Lemonade

These chocolate-covered banana pops are an easy-to-make scrumptious summer dessert.
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Frozen Banana Pops

Icy, sweet, and good to eat!
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July 4th Two-Berry Treat

Hidden treasure? An ancient map where X marks the spot? Time for a great adventure! Play up the drama and encourage your kids to make up stories as they make their crafts.
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DIY Treasure Chest

Even before your garden has bloomed, kids can celebrate spring with bunches of these bright bouquets. Encourage them to experiment with different combinations of colors.
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Coffee Filter Flowers

Gather Around the Campfire
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Make-Believe Campfire

These banana-bread muffins will disappear so quickly you’ll think a band of monkeys raided your kitchen!
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Banana-Bread Muffins

3 No-Fail Look-and-Learn Scavenger Hunts for Pint-Sized Explorers
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Look-and-Learn Scavenger Hunts

Sprout some seeds
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Grow This!

Cool Ideas for Father’s Day Weekend
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Happy Dad’s Day Tips

Holiday Cookie Place Setting
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Unforgettable Edible Favors

Celebrate Independence Day with these fun and safe DIY confetti poppers.
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July 4th Confetti Poppers

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How many books do you currently have in your house? Include books on tape, audio books, and eBooks, as well as all hard and soft cover books that you own or have borrowed. Select one answer below.

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How many books do you currently have in your house? Include books on tape, audio books, and eBooks, as well as all hard and soft cover books that you own or have borrowed. Select one answer below.
1 to 10
4% (3 votes)
10 to 20
4% (3 votes)
20 to 50
7% (5 votes)
50 to 100
14% (10 votes)
More than 100
70% (48 votes)
Total votes: 69