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New Year’s Resolution

>Tonight we say goodbye to 2009 and hello to the year 2010. On New Year’s Eve (today), many people make New Year’s resolutions. A New Year’s resolution is something you decide to do in the new year. Usually, a resolution is something you promise to do that will help make you a better person in

Dare to Compare: A Game for Kids

Take a look around. Are there things you can compare? This is a great game for those boring times when you are waiting around somewhere. Hey, it’s fun even if you’re just looking out the window! Here are a few ideas to get you started in Dare to Compare: What season is it? Winter? Okay,

>#334: What Time Is It Mr. Wolf?

>Number of players needed for ‘What Time is it Mr. Wolf’: 4 or more. One player is the wolf and everyone else stands far away at a starting point. The wolf keeps their back to the other players (and cannot peek). Everyone asks together, “What time is it Mr. Wolf?” The wolf says a time

Thumb War Game

>One, two, three, four, I declare a thumb war! Thumbs, get in your corners. Ready? Three, two, one, go!Thumb Wars or Thumb Wrestling: Two players face each other. The players hold right hands and curl their fingers into each other’s palms so their hands ‘lock’. Both players touch the tips of their thumbs together. See

>#332: Pick Things Up With Your Toes

>Can you pick things up with your toes? Try picking up pencils, rubber balls, socks, and other small things using your toes instead of your fingers. Can you do it? Who has ‘finger toes’ and use their toes like fingers to pick things up? Make this a family activity: See if anyone has ‘finger toes.’

Sing Christmas Carols

>Merry Christmas, everyone! What Christmas carols (songs) do you know? You can sing your carols by your self, with your family or even go out as a group, caroling for your neighbours. Do you need lyrics? Make this a family activity: Take the family out caroling. This activity promotes Christmas spirit and musical skills.