12 Ways to Entertain Kids (Without Resorting to a DVD)
When the weather outside is frightful, try one of these activities to make life inside delightful.
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Paint with a Pinecone
Forget finger painting. Forget brushes. Search the yard and basement for the least likely replacements, like pinecones, sponges, feathers, wine corks. Then break out the poster paints and let the kids at it. Our favorite: Matchbox cars, whose wheels make thick, skippy lines.