Having fun with your child over the summer doesn’t have to be a grueling battle over what to do and how to keep them satisfied. Here are some sure fire ways to have extra fun with your kids, while keeping them safe and safer on your wallet too.
It’s fun to learn new words and challenge your opponents words when playing Scrabble. Anagramming tiles to make words can be challenging and is a great way to broaden a child’s vocabulary. The best part of playing Scrabble is the satisfaction you get when you from form complicated crosswords from a jumble of mixed up letters.
Chinese Checkers is an oldie but goodie. This game is for 2-6 players, each getting their own color of marble and a starting point. Making it across the board to your destination is something else entirely. This game always had my whole family around the table in anticipating the next move. A game we could all smile and laugh about, while sharing conversation.
Have some place where piles of anything can be hidden in your children’s room. A corner of the closet, toy chest or a junk drawer will do. It won’t hurt anything and will save you augments in the future. Trust me on this one.
When I first started investing I focused my research and money on penny stocks. I now know that penny stocks are the most unpredictable investment (more like high stakes gambling). Investing in penny stocks in the world of financial investments is similar to playing Russian Roulette at your Family Game night. Several trades into penny stock investing I quickly learned my lesson and lost my money.
Strategy 3: Similar to strategy 2, if you are knowledgeable in a certain subject and the other players know that, purposely submit the wrong answer and, again, bet heavily on your answer to lure others in. Move your chips at the last minute.
Make game time really special. Don’t stop with just setting up a certain time each week for family board game playing, but strive to make this time really special for your family. Most families, especially kids, love carryout or delivery foods, such as pizza. So go ahead and indulge your family. Also, have a few favorites snacks ready for your family to munch on as they play. Whatever you do, do not forget to have your digital camera or video recorder available, so you can capture some endearing moments with your family.