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Rev up your play time with these game ideas and activities. We have everything you need to keep young minds and bodies active, including educational games and ways the whole family can play together.

13 Funny April Fool's Day Pranks to Play on Your Kids

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.

10 Fun Games from Around the World

Your child might not be able to find Pakistan on a map, but teaching her about all kinds of cultures is no more complicated than playing a game. So next time you hear "Mommy, I'm bored!" spark your kid's sense of adventure by adding fresh international flavor to outdoor fun time. Invite her pals over, spin the globe, and pick out a location. Laughter needs no translation.

4 Tips for Creating a Cool Blanket Fort for Kids

Help your kids build a fantastic blanket fort with easy tips from Laura Dahl, cofounder of BuiltByKids.com.

Learning Activity: Make A Recycled Birdfeeder

Help your kids learn about our feathered friends this winter by hanging our carton feeder in a window.

2016 FamilyFun Toys of the Year

Introducing the 2016 Toys of the Year! These 20 kid-approved picks are squeal-inducing, happy-dance-launching hits that left our testers begging for more. Talk about holiday must-haves!

Alphabet Museum

Here's a hands-on way to boost early literacy skills and get your child ready for a lifetime of reading adventures

A Jump-Rope Spelling Game

Forget flash cards! Tackling vocabulary homework is a lot more fun with this bouncy outdoor activity.

Board Approval: 7 Classic Board Games for Kids

These board games may be old school, but they're still a super-fun way to teach kids about following rules, fairness, and more.

The 10 Best Family Board Games of 2017

Try something new on your next game night. These family-tested picks are the best of the year!

April Fools Dough-Nots

You can trick your kiddos with these hilarious treats. They'll think they're about to bite into a sweet doughnut but they'll get a mouthful of apple instead!

The Eh Bee Family Shares the Secret to Becoming Social Media-Famous

Want your family to be famous on YouTube, Vine, or Instagram? Well-known for their hilarious, yet wholesome, videos across social networks, the Eh Bee Family has the secret.

The Best Games of 2014!

Our kid testers played with all kinds of toys to help us find our top picks of 2014. Watch as they interact with some of the coolest playthings on the market.

Camp Mom! 20 Activities to Make Summer Awesome for Everyone

There'll be no "I'm bored!" whining this summer! Make a staycation as fun for your kids as a week of summer camp with these awesome (and cheap) activities.

10 Games a Big Sibling Can Play With a Baby

Get your baby and big kid off to a happy start with this age-by-age guide to games they can enjoy together.

Simple Science Experiment: Egg in a Bottle

Astound your kids and show them nature's laws in action with this cool learning activity.

Get Smart: Fun Learning Activities

These educational games, crafts, and activities are easy ways to incorporate learning into everyday life.

Cool Science for Kids: Growing Crystals

This simple at-home science experiment lets kids create a fascinating chemical reaction--and make a sparkly memento, too.

29 Kid Games to Play On the Go

Whether you're at the doctor's office, the airport, or the post office, waiting is never pleasant. But when you're accompanied by your small child, it can be positively harrowing. As long as you're not afraid to be a little goofy, these simple games can help you head off disaster and have some fun too.

4 Indoor-Games to Stave Off Cabin Fever

These indoor activities are so much fun, your child will never know you had a hidden agenda. How's that for a game changer?

Teach Math With a Supersized Dice Game

Increase math fluency -- and have some supersized fun -- with these giant DIY dice.

Show Me a Story: Creative Storytelling Games and Crafts

Author, teacher, and FamilyFun blogger Emily Neuburger shares crafts and activities for sparking kids' imaginations.

Games for Baby Showers

Games can be a great way to get guests to mingle at a shower. Here are some fun ideas for choosing baby shower games that are sure to be a hit.

Got a Kid Obsessed With Pokemon Go? Here's What You Need to Know

We break down the tips to keep your kids safe.

The Best Toys of 2015

Check out Parents' picks for the Best Toys of 2015!

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