Category - Fun at Home

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Rainy Day Guide for Family Fun
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(Coronavirus) Homeschooling Guide: How to Do School at Home
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FFTC’s Guide to Family Boredom Busters

Rainy Day Guide for Family Fun

What do families do on a rainy day? A rainy day conjures up an image of a warm drink and a conversation with a friend, a good book in front of the fire.  A lazy day inside catching up on all your shows. 

Unless you are a parent. 

Rainy days are not necessarily romantic, peaceful or perfect.
They can be dreadful, fear-inducing and to put it simply–hated.  I don’t think I even need to explain why. (But I will)

Uncivilized crazies bounce off the walls, tedious groans of boredom echo through the house.  Whiny pleas for “more screen tiiiiiiiiiimmmmmmme!”  Read More

(Coronavirus) Homeschooling Guide: How to Do School at Home

Suddenly, we are all homeschooling?  Who woulda thunk? But with the announcement by Governor Tim Walz, Minnesota life just changed.

As many of you may know, I’m a homeschooling mom.  But that’s only half true.  While my girls are homeschooling currently, when they were in elementary school, they went to the neighborhood public school. Also, my boys are in 4th and 5th grade at the public elementary school. 

So I feel ya.  This was not in the plan for school, but it is what we’ve all got to work with. And I have some ideas for you about your child’s education during this time.. 

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FFTC’s Guide to Family Boredom Busters

Sometimes boredom is a reality. The Coronavirus pandemic has hit Minnesota, and therefore, we are watching everything cancel and stay canceled before our very eyes.  While the reasons for the closures and cancellations are valid–top priority is keeping everyone as safe and healthy as possible–our lives are in a state of disruption.  As parents of kids, we want to help them use this time constructively and wisely. And keep everyone sane. Learn the facts about CoVid-19 (Coronavirus)We have collected 10 Ideas for Boredom Busters for your family to use to be productive and create some fun memories together. Keep scrolling for details.

Get started planning your best summer!

Everything under the sun you need to know about family fun this summer in the Twin Cities. Beat boredom and fill your long school break days exploring the best the Twin Cities has to offer in the way of parks, swim spots, community entertainment and local festivals with our Ultimate Summer Events Guide.

Enter our Summer to Remember Family Adventure!

FFTC is taking back the year of 2020 starting NOW! We invite you to help us make a “Summer to Remember” with our fun family challenge. Enter your adventures each week to win prizes from our fantastic partners: Wheel Fun Rentals, Kerfoot Canopy Tours, Snapology, and SweetSpot Baseball. Each week is a new opportunity to win! Enter 6 adventures to be entered into our grand prize drawing from Kerfoot Canopy Tours: a family pack worth worth $360.Sign up at this link: https://www.familyfuntwincities.com/summer-to-remember-adventure/

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