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  • Game : Family Talent Show

    We all have gifts and talents and this month, we will be showing them off. Sometimes people may need courage to get in front of a group and perform their talents. Having a Family Talent Show will encourage everyone to see their uniqueness and have fun doing it. Pick a night to have a Family Talent Show, be sure to include everyone. Set up a stage area, decorate it, make snacks and get ready for a night of talents! Grandpa may play the harmonica, Mom can teach everyone how to knit, Dad can tell jokes, your Aunt may sing a song, you could show off your skateboarding skills and even the family dog could show off his roll over skills. Have fun, encourage each other and cheer one another on. It takes courage to get in front of people, you can do this as a family and will have fun doing it.

  • Outing : Finding Courage

    Scavenger Hunts are a lot of fun. You need critical thinking skills, a sense of adventure and courage. This month take your family on an adventure Geocaching. Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location. Sign the logbook and return the geocache to its original location. You can download the Geocaching app and be given clues to caches near you. Have fun together figuring out the clues and finding “treasure”.

  • Recipe : Wafflewiches

    Are you brave enough to try something new? Do you have the courage to combine two opposite but delicious foods and create one amazing meal? If you’re up for the challenge then, try making these Wafflewiches, sandwiches made in a waffle maker. Warm, gooey and crunchy goodness, the whole family will be amazed at your yummy creations.

    Ingredients

    3 ounces cream cheese, softened

    1/4 cup whole-berry cranberry sauce

    1 tablespoon maple pancake syrup

    1/4 teaspoon pepper

    8 slices white bread

    3/4 pound sliced deli turkey

    2 tablespoons butter, softened

    Directions

    1. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, cranberry sauce, syrup and pepper until combined. Spread over slices of bread; top with turkey and remaining bread. Spread butter over both sides of sandwiches.

    2. Bake in a preheated waffle iron or indoor grill according to manufacturer’s directions until golden brown, 2-3 minutes.

  • Craft : Unpoppable Bubbles

    Have you ever held a bubble in your hands without it popping immediately? This bubble recipe helps bubbles last longer and the addition wearing gloves allows you to play with the bubbles! Have fun making and playing with these bubbles.

    What you Need

    2 cups of water

    ¼ dish soap

    2 tablespoons of glycerin

    bubble wands

    Cotton gloves

    Combine water, dish soap and glycerin. Use solution as you would regular bubbles. Tip: the slower you blow the bubble the longer it will last. With cotton gloves on you can handle, bounce and play with the bubbles. Have fun with these magical bubbles.