Spend some together time with these family activities that foster sharing, learning, and fun. Your kids will be glad you did.
Help your kids make these cute and clever crafts using the cardboard tubes from paper towels and toilet paper rolls. It's the perfect project to celebrate Earth Day on April 22.
Forget those problem sets! Get your kids psyched about STEM and STEAM with interactive toys and crafts they can make at home. They'll be amazed to see science, technology, engineering, and math in action in a setting that feels nothing like school. Get templates and instructions at familyfunmag.com/printables.
Grow way-cool crystal geodes with just a few household basics.
For April 1--or any day your crew is in need of a laugh--check out this collection of pranks, props, treats, and tricks. They're wacky enough to tickle an entire family of fools. We mean that in the nicest possible way, of course.
Make the most of your upcoming weekend, and plan for one (or more!) of these fun outdoor activities!
Stuff stray socks with cotton batting to turn them into a family of playful puppets.
Make like mommy and say "ohm."
Put a camera (okay, a phone!) in your kid's hands, and let her go wild capturing the world around her. Make prints of her favorite photos and then use these techniques to transform them into new pieces of art. These are heirloom projects you'll save for always!
Now playing on a lawn near you: a party that celebrates summer, cinema, and community all under the stars.
Help your kids build a fantastic blanket fort with easy tips from Laura Dahl, cofounder of BuiltByKids.com.
Get out there and enjoy the journey! Here's what I learned after my one-year-old twin babies' first major road trip.
Teach your child how to fold a sheet of origami paper into a frog.
Kids can craft this dragon puppet from recycled carboard paper towel and toilet paper tubes.
Free (and almost-free) summer activities to keep kids happy and active all season long.
Three easy ways to turn inexpensive pool noodles into awesome backyard toys.
Refreshing ways to enjoy the summer sun and shore without taking along the entire toy closet.
Greet the season with cute crafts and fun games just right for warm days and sunny skies.
Every moment together counts, so make the most of family time with these perfect ideas.
This easy terrarium shows kids the water cycle in action.
From a Louisiana crawfish farm to a Hawaiian coffee plantation, there's something for every family on this list of kid-friendly farm stays.
Scared they'll get hurt? Scared they'll get flour everywhere? Hate to waste food? Chefs, food bloggers, and nutritionists dish on how they train their kids in the kitchen--and keep it fun for everyone.
Everyone can be a champion with these six silly family contests.
With this tote made from a mesh produce bag, kids can collect nature finds while letting sand and dirt filter away.
Sort office supplies in style with this neat desk organizer.
Make a constellation of paper stars with which to decorate your house, as featured in the June/July 2012 issue of FamilyFun magazine.