FAMILY FUN and Crafts


American Camp Association has a camp locator as well as suggestions and advice on choosing a camp, child and youth development, and issues of importance to families.

Crafts for a rainy day!

Kids eat free -- or at a discount (day and time restrictions, of course) -- search by state at Family Friendly America.

Every Rule covers board and card games, children's games, sports and TV game shows, etiquette, how to set a formal table, and more. (Just ignore all the ads!)

Fire Safety Fun - "A unique set of fire safety games and activities for children in kindergarten through fifth grade," from the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition.

Geocaching - "is a high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world by adventure seekers equipped with GPS devices. The basic idea is to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, outdoors and then share your experiences online. Geocaching is enjoyed by people from all age groups, with a strong sense of community and support for the environment." At the Geocaching website, click on "Getting Started" to find out more!

Kayaking Online offers information about choosing kayaking equipment along with articles on kayaking.

Mom's Minivan - a site with all kinds of game suggestions for travel and fun for babies, toddlers, kids

National Park Service - Information about every U.S. National Park, ecosystem restoration, endangered species, and more.

Outdoor Fun! - This site offers descriptions of over 20,000 trails listed by state, including distance, best time of year to hike, and current weather forecast. You can even view topographical maps of the area!

Popular Baby Names from the Social Security site! Check the year you were born for the most popular names that year.

Rebecca's Family Fun - 50 Fun outdoor activities for busy families

Recreation in New Hampshire - Check this site for indoor and outdoor resources in New Hampshire.

"Take Me Fishing!"

Threads - Associated with the magazine by the same name (available at the library), this site offers even more sewing tips and tricks.

Ultimate Guide to Crafting with kids - Lots of great projects and free patterns (a few of the links aren't working, but many do).

Where's Waldo? - Here is a fun site for all those Waldo fans!!

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