Magnetic Fishing Game – Indoor Fun

Our spring snows are here, and I know much of the county is experiencing rainy cold weather. Here’s a great indoor game for those restless-can’t-go-outside days. Magnetic fishing is a very easy game to make. As a bonus, it can be a great learning tool, and it helps with hand eye coordination. You will need a stick or pencil for your fishing rod. Tie a short string onto one end. On the other end of the string, tie a fairly strong magnet. Now, you just need something to catch. For fish, you can either draw simple fish shapes on construction … Continue reading

A Night of Taking My Own Advice

I experienced a handful of my previous Family Fun posts all in one evening and it was not premeditated; my night just morphed into a living, breathing family fun blog. It was superb! Before my workday came to a close (yes, a real desk job) I finally remembered to visit the websites of Gustafer Yellowgold and Justin Roberts and printed off about a dozen coloring pages for my daughter to enjoy. These are two of my gal’s favorites right now and I knew that each musical act had a sizable freebie section of their web pages. Problem is, I kept … Continue reading

Free Coloring Pages and Sheets

You should never again have to shell out a single penny for a coloring book. Here is why: The Internet. Yes, it is true, this magical thing we all know, love and are using right this very instant provides us adults and our families with, through hundreds and hundreds of individual websites, coloring sheets and pages featuring virtually everything under the sun. From 101 Dalmatians to Yu-Gi-Oh (I have to admit that I haven’t the slightest clue what Yu-Gi-Oh is exactly, but there are coloring sheets available for it!), there are dozens and dozens of free black and white renditions … Continue reading