Family Fun Night: The Third Edition: 365+ Great Nights with Your Kids (Paperback)
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From New York Times best-selling parenting book author Cynthia Copeland comes the third edition of Family Fun Night, featuring over a year's worth of great ideas that foster family togetherness.
More than ever, family time faces stiff competition from other activities: video games, iPhone apps, texting, and social media. Family Fun Night: The Third Edition offers the antidote: tips and advice for establishing weekly family time, as well as hundreds of specific ideas for spending quality time together, with an emphasis on "unplugged" activities. This fun and comprehensive book features ways to interest teens (let each one invite a friend or allow them to play their music in the background on game night), how to contend with a large age range (form teams or play games of chance rather than skill), and ways to manage competitiveness among siblings (play cooperative games or ones where players change teams throughout).
From clever twists on timeless classics to brand new games your family will love, this book offers something for every family, during every month of the year. Interested in family-friendly card games? Want suggestions for outdoor family games? Need ideas for a digital detox family weekend? Looking for ideas for last-minute game nights or for game nights that cost under $10.00? It’s all covered in this reader-friendly guide, along with ideas for snacks and meals that complement each family night theme, complete with charming illustrations!
Inside you’ll find:
- Ideas for last-minute family nights
- Recipes for easy, kid-friendly meals and snacks
- Multi-generational activities for the whole gang
- Charitable ideas for giving back together
- Games and activities for shoestring budgets
Whether you use this book to brainstorm ideas for your own unique night or follow each game night to the last detail, you will find that family playtime creates wonderful memories that will last forever.
About the Author
Cynthia L. Copeland is the New York Times best-selling author of more than 25 books for parents and children; she has sold over a million books in eight languages. Her work has been featured on Good Morning America, selected for Oprah’s “O List” in O magazine, recommended by Ann Landers, and featured in the Wall Street Journal.