At the local swimming pool you hear “Marco” and then an answer of “Polo” across the pool….and thus goes the traditional hiding game, Marco Polo. There is now an app named after him that lets us send short video clips of our activities and locations to our friends and family. It left me wondering about […]
Let's pretend to visit the world one country at a time. Oh, the people, the food, the scenery...the fun!
Switch up your family’s monotonous routine with a quick dinner trip to Washington State! Kids become full of inquisitive questions when the centerpiece changes from salt and pepper to the Space Needle and a volcano! Here are some ideas of how to accomplish a fun evening in the simplest way: Drop by the library and […]
A tradition we have during the Christmas season is to go back to a simpler time for an evening in the Holy Land. The night centers on the Savior. Where was He born? What did He wear and eat? How did He act? What did He teach? Here are some ideas of how the evening […]
“May I have an ice lolly?” “Shall we take the lift or the stairs?” “Run along and find your blue trousers, lad.” Taking a pretend trip to England for the evening may be just what your family needs to brighten eyes and put smiles on faces. You can make it as simple as watching an […]
When you here “Ireland” what words come to mind? green, leprechauns, shamrocks..… Take your family and friends to a place drenched in history and traditions. Let’s embark on a trip to the Emerald Isle! Here is an outline of how to make it happen: Food ideas: Irish Stew-there are lots of online recipes. Basically, you […]
When are we going to Italy? It has been said that all roads lead to Rome. Let’s go! A pretend visit to Italy can be a magical night. Here is an outline of how to make it happen. Food ideas: Spaghetti Pizza – tradition states that the first pizza was made by a […]
Traveling is very expensive…but fun doesn’t have to be. We love to pretend to visit the countries of the world. Some of our most fond family memories have happened on those nights! Here is how we make the event happen: Decide where you want to visit. Check out simple books from the library or look […]