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You are My Sunshine Lyrics

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By: Jimmie Davis and Charles Mitchell The original lyrics claimed by some to have been written by Oliver Hood, this heartbreaking song makes for a beautiful lullaby.   You are my sunshine, my only sunshine. You make me happy when skies are grey You’ll never know dear, how much I love you Please don’t take my sunshine away.   The other …

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Indoor Game: Duck Duck Goose Rules for a Wild Goose Chase

Rules for Duck, Duck, Goose

Players Required: five minimum Ages: 3  and up Game Overview: Chasing someone around a circle; trying not to end up in the pot. How to Play: Choose someone to be the person to walk around the circle- the Goose. The rest of the players, Hunters, sit in a circle. The Goose walks around the circle, tapping each Hunter on the head. With each Hunter, …

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Five Little Monkeys Lyrics

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By: Unknown A fun, bouncy song to share with  your grandkids to start helping them with subtraction.   Five little monkeys jumping on the bed, one fell off and bumped his head. Mamma called the doctor and the doctor said: “No more monkeys jumping on the bed!”   Four little monkeys jumping on the bed one fell off and bumped …

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Indoor Game: Sardines Rule for the Game of Sardines; the Inverse of Hide and Go Seek

rules for the game sardines

Players Required: 3 minimum Ages:  4 and up Game Overview: The inverse of Hide and Go Seek, everyone looks for one person and joins them once they are found. How to Play: As in Hide and Go Seek, determine which areas are out of bounds. Remind everyone that the hiding place of the Sardine must be big enough to fit …

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Indoor Game: Heads up, Seven Up Rules for the game Heads up, Seven Up!

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Players Required: 14 minimum Ages:  4  and up Game Overview: Seven people guess who picked them while their eyes were closed. How to Play: Choose seven people to stand in a line along a wall. Everyone else find a place to sit. Someone, either an adult or one of the seven people in the line, calls “Heads down, thumbs up!”. …

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Outdoor Game: Tag Rules for the game of Tag

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Players Required: 3 minimum Ages: 4 and up Game Overview: A great way to eat up energy, this game is all about running away from the person who’s It. How to Play: Choose one person to be It. The person who is It then chases all of the Non-Its. The Non-Its run amok trying to avoid It. If a Non-It …

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Review: Sharing Pictures with Photobucket Photo Sharing with Photobucket for Grandparents and Grandchildren

Photobucket is one of the most popular and most trusted photo sharing sites. It’s been around a long time and earned a great deal of praise. One reason is its extensive editing features. Another is its ease-of-use and easy sharing. Here’s a review of Photobucket for grandparents considering using it for photo sharing.   Editing Photobucket has a whole array …

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Review: Sharing Pictures on Facebook Photo sharing for Grandparents and Grandchildren

Facebook isn’t a photo sharing site specifically. It’s just a regular social media site where you can also share photos, in addition to other stuff. But Facebook is useful for sharing photos for several reasons. The main reason why Facebook is good for sharing pictures is that it’s the world’s biggest social media site. With so many people using it, …

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Review: Shutterfly Photo sharing for Grandparents and Grandchildren

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Photo sharing for grandparents and grandchildren Our first review in the series of photo sharing options for grandparents is Shutterfly one of the oldest, most popular and most trusted photo sharing sites. It’s known for its high quality and usability. One of the great things about it is that you get unlimited storage for absolutely free. Shutterfly can do this …

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Introducing Your Cat to Your New Grandchild

Introducing your Cat and your grandchild

Cats and grandbabies can become great friends, but you need to start things off on the right foot. If you haven’t already, please read this article on the basics of introducing pets to grandchildren. In this article, you’ll learn some cat-specific tips and ideas for making the introduction as smooth as possible. Cats generally don’t like change. You’ve probably noticed …

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