Activities, Games & Crafts Top Stories

Let the fun begin! Share these activities, games, and crafts with your grandkids on rainy days, sunny days, and any other occasion.

Road Trip Must-Haves

By Phoebe Assenza | Activities, Games & Crafts

From frivolous and fun to totally necessary, these are our favorite games and gear for hitting the road with your grandchildren

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Make Your Own Paper:
Professor Figgy's Step-By-Step Guide

By Jim Noonan | Activities, Games & Crafts

With just a few ingredients and a bit of patience, you, too, can make your own paper!

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How To Play Dots

By Zachary Collinger | Activities, Games & Crafts

A "griddy" game where dots become lines and lines become squares. The player with the most squares wins.

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Paper Crafts

Activities, Games & Crafts

Just add paper to make these projects fabulous and fun.

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A Family’s Guide to Summer Camp

By The Editors | Activities, Games & Crafts

Camp season is here and we've got all you need to help families get ready, plus a challenge for your camp memory

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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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100 Things To Do With Your Grandchild This Summer

By Nancy Mattia | Activities, Games & Crafts

Get ready to have some fun in the sun. There's something for every grandparent and grandchild on our list of oh-so-simple summer activities.

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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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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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