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If I'm on a budget what can I do with my child that's not going to be to much

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Asked by summerdaisy1997 at 9:50 PM on Jun. 16, 2010 in Teens (13-17)

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  • more info, how old is your child, boy or girl, where do you live? google "free stuff to do with kids" in your area, and see where it takes you. I know here we have a free zoo so thats always fun.

    Answer by Bearsjen at 9:52 PM on Jun. 16, 2010

  • Summer reading program at your local library, season long swim pass, challenge her to learn to bake- bake something together everyday, hikes, bike rides, picnics in the park.

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 9:53 PM on Jun. 16, 2010

  • Animal face painting is always a fun and unique idea. Tigers, Zebras, Cheetahs

    Answer by HaydensMama42 at 9:53 PM on Jun. 16, 2010

  • Fishing, hiking, camping, crafting, biking, walking.

    Good luck to you.

    Answer by PhoenixFire at 9:57 PM on Jun. 16, 2010

  • Museums usually ask only for donations and they're not required. They often have free or affordable classes, check with your local parks and rec, sometimes they have affordable programs. Look online at your chamber of commerce. Consider Vacation Bible school at a local church if that fits into your values. Make plans with some of your child's friends to get together.

    Answer by ohwrite at 10:00 PM on Jun. 16, 2010


    Answer by Anonymous at 11:03 PM on Jun. 16, 2010

  • How about a game? cards? yahtzee? rent a movie, make up a bunch of munchies, turn out the lights and just chill together.
    Take a walk through a state park...go through cookbooks and find a new recipe to make together, light some candles at the table and have a nice dinner. get some baseball gloves and play catch or get a frisbee and go to the park. one on one basketball at the park..while at the park pack a picnic lunch after you have played frisbee and tossed a ball around then go play that one on one basketball

    Answer by wheresthewayout at 11:34 PM on Jun. 16, 2010

  • For a girl teenager, maybe go get some face mask from walmart (it's about 5 bucks), some cucumbers, and finger nail polish and have a "spa" night in. You could also rent a couple movies (redbox is $1 per movie) and get a frozen pizza for a night/day in. You could also try to find a park that has a disc golf course and buy a frisbee at a dollar store and play disc golf and maybe have a picnic. If you like fishing, or bike riding that would be something fun also.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:36 PM on Jun. 16, 2010

  • go to the beach or pool. pack a pic nic.
    go to the mall and window shop.

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 10:52 AM on Jun. 17, 2010

  • My kids have been playing with Play-Doh, a digital camera, and windows movie maker making play-doh stop animation movies. They are having a grand time and its all stuff we had on hand already. I've even had fun with it.

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 9:58 PM on Jun. 17, 2010

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