Category: Family fun

Take A Day Trip To The Scovill Zoo

Happy family mom and son watching peacock in the park
The world is filled with intriguing animals, each of which has unique traits. Many of these creatures are native to far-off places of the world, so seeing them can be difficult. However, when you visit the Scovill Zoo, you can get a glimpse of what these animals are like in... [read more]

Have Your Next Family Outing At Escape Decatur

If you are looking for a fun way to challenge yourself and your family or to have a fun team bonding experience, look no further than Escape Decatur. This fun escape room company offers four different escape rooms that are fun for everyone seven and up. Ranging from 4.5 to... [read more]

Let Your Imagination Run Wild At The Children’s Museum Of Illinois

young girl looking at exhibit
Play and learning go hand in hand at the Children’s Museum of Illinois. Since its origins in 1988, the Children’s Museum has focused on providing fun and educational activities for Decatur-area children. In 1995, the Children’s Museum moved to its current spot, near the Scoville Children’s Zoo. With strong art... [read more]

3 Fun Backyard Games For The Kids This Spring

Family has fun in garden on summer day
Do you feel a little nostalgic when thinking about the backyard games you used to play as a kid? You can’t help but want your kids to enjoy the same wholesome experience, but you know you only have a short time to hook them on a new activity. Getting them... [read more]

Bring On The Competition With These Holiday Games

modern holiday guessing game
Christmas Eve is a popular time to bring out some healthy competition and festive games to help the family spend quality, light hearted fun together. After eating and mingling at your holiday gathering, breaking out these games will help lighten the mood, break the ice (for friends and family that... [read more]

Have Fun Outdoors With These Camping Tips!

Two people sitting in front of their tents drinking coffee while camping
There's nothing quite like a family camping trip to promote togetherness and make memories - if it's done right, that is. Whether you're a seasoned camper or a total novice, everyone can use a few pointers (or refreshers) when it comes to safe and prepared tent camping. Avoid common camping... [read more]

11 Fun Backyard Games Your Family Can Play This Summer

Colorful water balloons sitting in bucket
If you’re like most parents, you’re looking for any excuse to get your kids away from the electronic devices and outside to play. That’s why we have gathered some ideas from to offer up 11 backyard games that are great for the kids this summer! Water Balloon Catch This one is... [read more]

You Won’t Want To Miss The Finders Spring Market

People walking and shopping at market fair in the evening.
Spring has finally arrived. However, if you live a busy life, you may have found that you haven’t had the time to really celebrate the warmer weather. If that’s the case, you’ll probably want to take some time to enjoy it before the weather gets too hot in the summer.... [read more]

Have Some Fun Indoors At Campbells Skate Center

It’s finally January, which means that the temperatures outside are lower than ever. You may not want to spend too much time out, but that doesn’t mean you have to give up on the idea of having a good time with your family and friends. If you’re looking for something... [read more]