Tips for Family Weekend Fun

[ 0 ] September 3, 2010 |

Every week on GoLocalProv I share tips on how families can make the most of their weekend – including helpful hints that make parenting easier and connecting you to great local happenings.
Shadow puppets
Kidoinfo Tip 1. Make shadow puppets

With the threat a storm heading our way, you may be stocking up on candles and flashlights in case the power goes out. Turning off all the lights and shining a flashlight on your hand is fun whether the power goes out or not. Take turns making the funniest/scariest shadow puppet and tell a story. Click here for some ideas on making shadow puppets.

Kidoinfo Tip 2 School routine 911

Now that the long lazy days of summer are over and many kids are back in school, the adjustment to homework, earlier bedtimes and getting out the door on time in morning isn’t always so easy. Jill Davidson shares three helpful tips for getting into the groove: Have a set bedtime on school nights, pack the backpack the night before, and have the kids help plan the weekly routine that works well for everyone.

Kido Tip 3. New ideas for school lunch.

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Anisa Raoof

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Anisa Raoof is the publisher of She combines being a mom with her experience as an artist, designer, psych researcher and former co-director of the Providence Craft Show to create the go-to spot for families in Rhode Island and beyond. She loves using social media to connect parents with family-related businesses and services and promoting ways for parents to engage offline with their kids. Anisa believes in the power of working together and loves to find ways to collaborate with others. An online enthusiast, still likes to unplug often by reading books and magazines, drawing, learning to knit, making pop-up books with her two sons and listening to records with her husband.

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