Kara

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Football Printable Chore Charts for Kids

By | January 31st, 2018|Parenting|

Football season is here and even though my boys don’t play football, they follow their favorite teams very closely. And with the big game coming up soon, I thought I would create a little bit of motivation for them to help me get the house clean, but in a fun way. These football printable chore charts for kids are the perfect way to motivate your kids to get a “Touchdown” and win a prize, while helping with their responsibilities around the house. And the prize might just be being able to watch the game now that the house is clean. ūüėȬ† Football Printable Chore Charts for Kids My boys need all the motivation they can get when it comes to cleaning. I can’t tell you how much grumbling happens when I ask them to pick up or do their chores. You would think that I was asking them to do something WAY worse than just washing a few dishes or, you know, putting their underwear in the hamper and not on the floor. It’s SOOO hard to do! […]

Football Games: Charades

By | January 30th, 2018|Crafts/Activities, For the Boys|

Football season is upon us and whether you are into football or not, you know that people everywhere are gearing up for the big games of their favorite teams. ¬†Easy Football Games are a fun part of any Football party or get-together and this Football Charades game is fun for all ages. Easy Football Games:Charades We love to play charades and with football season upon us, I thought about how much fun it would be for my boys if they had a football-inspired game of charades.¬† They basically act out football games on a regular basis anyways so putting together an easy football game for them was a must. […]

Make a Rocket Valentine Box and Have a BLAST This Valentine’s Day

By | January 30th, 2018|Valentine's Day|

Are your kids required to bring a Valentine Box to school to collect Valentines in? We have had a lot of fun over the years making different Valentine boxes, but I know it can be hard to come up with ideas that boys won’t be embarrassed about, but we have made several “boy-approved” Valentines over the years and this Rocket Valentine Box is perfect for the boy in your life. Rocket Valentine Box I love being able to re-use items we have sitting around the house and there is a good chance you have most of the material you need to make this rocket Valentine box in your craft room or kitchen. […]

Printable Game-Day Football Coloring Pages

By | January 25th, 2018|Crafts/Activities|

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of P&G at Walmart. The opinions and text are all mine. Football playoff season is here, and that means families everywhere are getting together with friends and gathering around the big screen to cheer on their favorite team and to eat some yummy food! But sometimes it can be hard to enjoy the game if you have little ones to entertain who aren‚Äôt quite as excited about the game as you might be. When you host your next football game day party, print these Football coloring pages¬†to help keep the kids busy so you can stay focused on being the best host to your guests, (and enjoy the game too!) Printable Football Coloring Pages […]

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