The average household spends $2,482 over a year on entertainment. That number is a little jarring. If you’re looking to save money, free or low-cost entertainment can help you reach your personal finance goals and help you afford that much-needed family vacation. A recent Harris Poll survey showed that 82% of Americans realized that they don’t have to spend money to have a good time.
Pack your food and your swimwear and enjoy the entire day swimming in the water, lounging, playing in the sand and gathering seashells and pretty rocks. Bring your floaties, buckets and shovels and the kids will be busy and happy for the entire day. If you don’t live near the ocean, find your nearest lake, many of which has built a beach for sand-filled fun.
There are simple science experiments kids can do at home and many experiments use typical household supplies that are readily available. The kids can learn science hands-on and have fun while doing it. Did you know that Toy companies have even made Science videos with kids’ favorite toys?