Grandkids Top Stories

Everything you need to know about grandkids, from activities to do together, to the best ways to keep them safe, to the latest toys and gifts to buy them.

11 Cool School Supplies We Love

By Ryan McMahon and Jessica Dysart | Education & School

Send your grandkids back to school looking their best with these cool (and useful!) products.

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7 Toys Both You & Your Grandkids Will Love

By Laurie Schacht, the Toy Insider Mom | Activities, Games & Crafts

These gifts are top on kids lists, but also help you create lasting memories. (Contains Affiliate Links)

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7 Toys That Help Kids Learn to Read and Write

By Laurie Schacht, The Toy Insider | Toys, Books & Entertainment

Few things more important than teaching kids to love reading and writing. Here's toys that make it fun. (Contains Affiliate Links)

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7 Things Every Grandparent Needs for Their New Grandbaby

By Ellen Breslau | New Grandparents

There's gear you should definitely have on hand for when the baby comes to visit. (Contains Affiliate Links)

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The Children's Book Hall of Fame

By The Editors | Toys, Books & Entertainment

In time for back-to-school, our guide to the best of the best. (Contains Affiliate Links)

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10 Slam-Dunk Baby Shower Gifts

By Ellen Breslau | New Grandparents

We’ve asked the experts—parents who’ve been there—to tell us what items new parents absolutely cannot live without. (Contains Affiliate Links)

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Play Anaconda - Rules to the Classic Card Game

By Zachary Collinger | Activities, Games & Crafts

Also known as Pass the Trash. This poker game has three rounds of discards, but the catch is your unwanted cards end up in the hands of your opponents. The best five-card hand wins.

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16 Great Books About Grandparents

By Sloane Tanen | Toys, Books & Entertainment

Grandma and Grandpa are the heroes in these sweet and funny stories (Contains Affiliate Links)

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Learn to Play Spit - Rules to the Classic Card Games

By Stewart Coerver | Activities, Games & Crafts

Also known as Speed or Slam. Forget taking turns! Two players use quick thinking and fast fingers to try and win this game. Players shout, "Spit!" and off they go.

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Gin Rummy - Rules to the Classic Card Game

By Stewart Coerver | Activities, Games & Crafts

Sometimes just called Gin, this quicker, simpler version of Rummy is a family favorite. Everyone keeps their cards in their hands until someone discards facedown, declaring "Gin!"

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Compatibility Horoscope

How well do you get along with your grandchild and other family members? Want to know if your personalities mesh?

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