Activities: Big Kids

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How to Play: Siamese Gift Wrap

Wrap it up! Credit: mattbuck4950, Flickr
What you need: Wrapping paper, tape, scissors, bows and presents or empty boxes.
How to pla...
The pair with the best-wrapped present wins.

How to Help Summer Learning Go On

Click here for a sneak peek of one of our favorite documentaries, "Spellbound."
Carefully chosen books, movies and games ca...
How do you prevent kids' brains from turning to mush over the summer?

How to Play: Euchre

Get three "tricks" and win the game! Credit: Getty Images What you need: You need four players and a deck of 24 standard playing cards ...Get three "tricks" and win the game!

How to Play: Password

Don't tell the password! Credit: Getty Images
What you need: At least four players and a pack of Password cards.
How to play: Divide...
What you need: At least four players and a pack of Password cards.

How to Play: Ranter-Go-Round

Poker chips serve as "lives" in this game. What you need: A standard deck of playing cards and tokens (poker chips, candy, pennies). An...Be the last remaining player with a life or lives.

How to Play: Out of the Water

Toss the garbage! Credit: Alexander Joe, AFP/Getty Images What you need: You will need a long rope (about 30 feet),...Throw your balls in the trash can but don't get tied up!

How to Play: Blind Man's Bluff

No peeking! Credit: Getty Images
What you need: A blindfold and a spacious area (outdoors or a large room).
How to play: Designate o...
All you need is a blindfold and a spacious area (outdoors or a large room).

How to Play: Cakewalk

Cakewalks are popular at fundraisers. Credit: Getty Images What you need: A path of up to 20 numbered squares, music to play during the...This game of chance has a sweet prize!

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