Editor's Picks

Stick It to ‘Em: Awesome Games That Only Require a Roll of Tape

When it’s sweltering outside and they don’t want to go swimming, it’s time to pull out the tape and get sticky with it.

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8 Clever Ideas for Plastic Cup Play

You thought they were just for drinking. Well think again. Then pull out the sleeve of plastic and your cups will be overflowing with fun.

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18 INCREDIBLE Chalk Art Creations

These sidewalk creations are so amazing we can’t believe they aren’t 3D.

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Do You Remember These Classic Sidewalk Toys from the ’80s & ’90s?

You cut your teeth (and probably skinned your knees) on these nostalgic toys from your summers of yore. Take a trip down memory lane for a good laugh.

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Blaze Your Own Trail: 15 Family Hikes to Put on Your Bucket List

We’ve created the ultimate hiking bucket list. How many have you tackled with your wee ones?

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Super Sidewalk Science! 15 Ideas to Try at Home

This science isn’t weird but it’s sure to make for a wild summer afternoon. Pick your favorite and start dabbling.

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13 Thrilling National Parks Every Family MUST Visit

Your outdoor-loving crew will have a blast exploring America the Beautiful this summer. Here are our picks for spots to get the adventures started.

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We’re Hiring a Chicago Editor!

Come work for us as our Chicago Editor!

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Best Hiking Gear & Gadgets for Your Little Explorers

Here’s what you’ll need to keep the kids cruising at maximum altitude during those awesome family hiking sessions this summer.

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Scout the Route: 35 Things to Do on the Trail

Make that stroll in the woods even more thrilling for every tiny trail trekker. This list will have them looking up and down for everything from moss on a rock to jumping fish.

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Tip Toppings! 12 Sweet Ice Cream Sundae Bars You MUST Copy

This will be the cherry on top of your next party. From rustic charm to pints to-go, check out the coolest ideas for a sweet spread.

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Classic Scoops: The Best Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Parlors

Here’s the scoop on where to find soda jerks, massive sundaes and tons of nostalgia.

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Dive In! 13 Incredible Watering Holes

Take a dip into one of Mother Nature’s swimming pools. These beauties are perfect for beating the summer heat.

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Movies to See Before Your Kids Turn 12

See what the must-see movies before your kids turn 12 are that Common Sense Media has for you.

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No Noodles Allowed! Primo Pool Play Without Props

Sometimes the best pool games require nothing but water and a little imagination. Now, check out our favorites and go get wet.

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