Christmas


Playing the Christmas memory game. GrandmaIdeas.com
I love to give my grandkids hugs and kisses — even the chocolate kind. And, it’s fun to use the kisses for a memory game — one that even adults enjoy playing! The added bonus is that you get to eat the matches that you make!  Not too many other […]

Christmas Memory Game


This Christmas countdown helps children learn their numbers. GrandmaIdeas.com
I have several purposes in mind for today’s post. First, I want to share with you a Christmas countdown. Since my grandchildren are learning their numbers, I wanted a countdown to help them with numbers. Plus, I’ve been thinking a lot lately about grandmothers who do not live near their […]

Christmas Countdown




we like your lights door hanger on Grandma Ideas
Last week, I wrote about doing a Christmas light scavenger hunt with your grandchildren. That reminded me of an activity that my son and daughter-in-law have done with their children. You’ve probably heard about doorbell ditching, haven’t you? That’s where you ring somebody’s doorbell and run away. They come to […]

Christmas Doorbell Ditch


Clever video about Santa retiring. GrandmaIdeas.com
The creative folks at Erickson Living are at it again. Remember when I shared their video about Grandkids retiring? They have created another clever, and very well-done video, where Santa retires. Who would have ever thought that Santa would retire, eh? (After 1,742 years on the job, I think he […]

Santa Retires





Make these yummy Christmas tree brownies GrandmaIdeas.com
Before I get to today’s post, I’ve got to tell you a story. A true story. Sad, but true. My husband was in the National Guard for the first few years of our marriage. We stayed with my sister on those weekends. One weekend, my sister and I were going […]

Christmas Tree Brownies


snowman countdown on Grandma Ideas
I know. I’m slow. But, I hope that maybe you could still use this idea this year. Kids have a difficult time waiting until Christmas comes. That’s why countdowns are so good. Kids know exactly how many days until the big day arrives. I had an idea of a fun […]

Frosty the Snowman Countdown