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Playing in the Sprinkler

All that was required of this summer pastime was a bathing suit, a hose, and a sprinkler which strangely enough could provide hours of entertainment!

Four Square

4 squares, 1 ball, 4 players, 1 long line of kids waiting to play. Did you play traditional Four Square or was there a dash of something extra?

Outdoor Cuisine

From mud pies to stew, we loved to cook with nature's ingredients. Sooner or later, we'd all get called in for supper, eat a real meal, and forget about our entrepreneurial pursuits as chefs.

Chuck E. Cheese’s

Where a Kid Can be a Kid! We used to beg and plead with my parents to take us to Chuck E. Cheese's whenever we passed it even though we knew it was more of a special occasion type place. Sure the pizza and prizes sucked, but this place was magical!

I Spy Scholastic Books

I'm sure we have all played the game "I spy with my little eye..." but do you remember the wonderful picture books that always seemed to be checked out of the library?

Valentine’s Day

The Y-kid Holiday Edition! Valentine's Day is often seen as a holiday to feel either loved or miserable. But when you're a kid, any holiday is a good holiday, especially when it involves gifts, candy, and parties!

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