Fun But Challenging Ladder Toss Game to Make

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One of the backyard games that we love to play in the summer is this ladder toss game.  It is made out of PVC piping, and is as easy to construct as it is to play. I added the rules at the end of this article, but there are many variations on the “rules”.  The…

Recycle Christmas Cards into Puzzles

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Instead of throwing away those beautiful winter scenes and holiday photos from your Chritmas cards, cut them up and turn them into fun puzzles to entertain both kids and adults! We all enjoy getting Christmas cards, but they are not without problems.  Should you display all your holiday greetings, or just keep them all in…

Make a Felt and Foam Kid’s Chess Board

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Chess boards can be expensive, so when your children have that desire to learn, start them off by having them make the board and pieces themselves. At 9 years old, my son has interest in learning how to play chess.  I’ve played before and have some of the rules down, but we don’t own a…

Classic Tic Tac Toe Game Made From Craft Foam

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Grab some sheets of your favorite colors and whip up a tic tac toe game for this weekend.  It’ll keep the kids busy crafting in the afternoon and then the whole family can play in the evening! I know that you know that I LOVE FELT. Well, I’m starting to have the same feeling for…

Bean Bag Toss Game to Make in the Shop

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The traditional bean bag toss game is a perfect one for family picnics, weekends or holidays and it can take you from spring through to the fall! Autumn is definitely creeping into the air, and by looking at the calendar I can see that October is looming just ahead. Which gave me an idea for…