Daily Activities — easy games

How to Set SMART Goals: Making the Goal Attainable (and a Goal-Setting Game)

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How to Set SMART Goals: Making the Goal Attainable (and a Goal-Setting Game)

Setting an effective goal means finding the right balance in pushing yourself to grow. Set your goal too high and you might get discouraged. Make it too easy and you may not end up progressing as much as you can. It's great to have big dreams; we just need to divide them into small and simple steps along the path. That's what the "A" in the "SMART" goals pattern is about: creating ATTAINABLE goals. This game is designed to teach that pattern. To play, each person tries to reach 100 points by sliding a penny onto a target with various point values....

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Scattergories List: Gratitude Edition—A Fun and Easy Thanksgiving Party Game

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Scattergories List: Gratitude Edition—A Fun and Easy Thanksgiving Party Game

Bring a fun twist to your Thanksgiving gratitude sharing! Play the classic Scattergories game with a Thanksgiving gratitude twist for an easy Thanksgiving party game! We have three fun lists that make it easy!

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5 Easy Game Activities with Toilet Paper Rolls and Bouncy Balls (Two-Supply Games!)

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5 Easy Game Activities with Toilet Paper Rolls and Bouncy Balls (Two-Supply Games!)

One of the best things about two-supply game challenges is that they can start as just FIVE MINUTES of family time (easy entry-level commitment for family members who don’t feel they have enough time/desire for family games) but they almost always keep everyone engaged and playing together for MUCH longer! And it doesn’t take much prep. Just grab some empty toilet paper rolls (or most of these activities would work with brand-new toilet paper rolls as well!) and a bouncy ball or two and try one of these five boredom busters! 

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"Spemory"—the Spelling Memory Game for Word Nerds and At-Home Learning

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"Spemory"—the Spelling Memory Game for Word Nerds and At-Home Learning

I love a good game that’s not only fun but that also engages my brain as well; this game does that for all ages! For teens and adults, it’s a fun word game that also allows strategy to come into play—and it’s a great memory booster! For younger children, it’s a creative take for daily spelling practice (read to the end for a variation that allows you to use weekly spelling words)!

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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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