Welcome to Family FED (short for "Family Fun Every Day")! We love making it easy for your family to spend quality family time together each day with low-prep and low-cost game ideas, easy crafts, creative food fun, simple family history ideas, fun printable games, and even DIY at-home escape rooms! Join us on our Instagram account @FamilyFED, on our YouTube channel, or with our free newsletter for even more fun! You can search by topic or simply visit our blog for lots of ideas to build connection and memories with your family! Let us do the work so you and your family can do the play!
10 Ideas for Kids & Teens to Tell Their Stories (Family History)
Find ideas to make it fun for children and teens to record their stories! You can download our PDF in 7 color options or in a black-and-white version. This PDF offers:
• 10 ideas for telling your stories
• Comic-book templates
• A list of story ideas to record
• Journaling topics for every letter of the alphabet
• Two printable booklets to record your stories in fun ways
• "Character Comparison" questions
5 St. Patrick's Day Games!
Find five fun St. Patrick's Day games on our YouTube channel.
Printable St. Patrick's Day Game!
You found a pot of gold coins to share! But will the greedy leprechaun take it all first? This game not only helps you celebrate the holiday but also provides a great lesson on talking about risk versus reward—and the power of agency and choices—with your children.
New Activities Several Times a Week on Our Blog!
Check out our blog to see what was posted today or to see a collection of activities by date posted!
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Emoji Emotions Printable Card Game
How well do you really know one another? Find out with this game! You might be surprised by some of the answers! Plus, you’ll build important skills for talking about your feelings but in a fun and creative way that’s all about the play!
On a Scale of 1–10—A Great Way to Build Family Connections!
Whether you’re building connections with family or getting to know strangers, this easy game starts the conversation flowing! Get to know everyone like never before! Try to guess how much everyone would agree with the statements on one of our 75 situation cards (or customize your own!). Place their coordinating cards on your “Scale of 1–10” board, and get points for each correct guess!
45 Easy Low-Prep Minute-to-Win-It Games!
Whether you're planning a party or looking for simple games your family can enjoy together each day, you're sure to love these 45 game ideas you can try as boredom busters or as Minute to Win It challenges.
A Fun Game for Making SMART Goals Specific!
Teaching your family how to create SMART goals (and getting better at reaching your goals yourself!) just found a new, fun twist!
Make Daily Family Time a Long-Term Plan
One of the best parts of the current quarantine has been the precious family time it’s created every day. Plan now to make that daily family time permanent by finding six key questions to ask as you “declutter” your family’s schedule.
"Cube Crash" Downloadable Game
Enjoy a new board game without leaving home or waiting for shipping! Like Jenga, this game requires your concentration—but it brings a whole new excitement waiting for the stack to fall onto colors that will bring you the most points!
This game has strategy appeal for teens and adults while also appealing to children with color matching. Plus, it can help you talk about looking for the positive even when things come crashing down.
Make Family Service Easy with 100 Ideas!
Help add joy and harmony at home with family service ideas for kids (ages 3–5, 6–9, and 10+), teens, and parents. These 100 ideas to serve your family give you a great place to start, and our service chart to mark 100 service projects keeps the momentum going. These family service charts come in two versions, with one including a spot for a drawing of your family!
A 5-Minute Idea to Capture Your Family Story!
With cell phones and social media, we have more photos than ever before to capture our family’s stories. But how often do you get your kids’ input in the written description of your family story? If you’re thinking, “There’s no way my kids will want to journal for a family activity,” here’s a simple solution—take a “family favorites” photo!
Quality family time made easy with our daily blog!
Use our simple "recipes" on OUR DAILY BLOG for fun to see how easy it is to create QUALITY FAMILY TIME each day to:
• strengthen family CONNECTION,
• foster GROWTH, and
• create lasting MEMORIES.
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