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Create a Multistep Domino Run

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Create a Multistep Domino Run

Creating domino runs is a classic go-to activity for any occasion. I made them as a child, and I’ve made them with my nephews. But you know what I don’t think I’ve done until now? Made them multilevel! It’s such a simple way to add an extra level of interest to this favorite pastime.

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Bad Poetry Remix—a Creativity Prompt for National Bad Poetry Day

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Bad Poetry Remix—a Creativity Prompt for National Bad Poetry Day

Tomorrow is National Bad Poetry Day, and this creativity exercise will get everyone’s imagination going! Here’s how to play.

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Easy Family Activity Idea: Play Playground Games on Your Knees

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Easy Family Activity Idea: Play Playground Games on Your Knees

Get ready to laugh with this one simple twist on playground games: play on your knees. Try it with games like:

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Play a Board Game Backward—Easy Family Activity Idea for Game Night

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Play a Board Game Backward—Easy Family Activity Idea for Game Night

Bring a fun twist to your next family game night by playing the game in reverse! For example, see these ideas for Apples to Apples, Battleship, Candy Land, chess, Chutes and Ladders, Guess Who, and Scrabble!

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Easy Family Activity Idea: Act Out a Scene from a Favorite Movie

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Easy Family Activity Idea: Act Out a Scene from a Favorite Movie

For instant laughter, try re-creating a scene from a favorite family movie using various accents. You can all use the same accent (and do it multiple times rotating which accent you use) or have everyone use a different accent during the same scene. And you don't have to be good at accents—in fact, that even adds to the laugh factor!

This can also be easily done in the car to keep everyone laughing on a long car ride!

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