News from FamilyFun: Senior editor Debra is getting geared up for another year of lunch-packing for her son Joe (a budding foodie who prefers prosciutto and mozzarella to ham and cheese). So what are you packing for school lunches this year? Post a pic on Instagram with the hashtag #familyfunmaglunchie.

News from FamilyFun: Senior editor Debra is getting geared up for another year of lunch-packing for her son Joe (a budding foodie who prefers prosciutto and mozzarella to ham and cheese). So what are you packing for school lunches this year? Post a pic on Instagram with the hashtag #familyfunmaglunchie.

Must-share:  “My four-year-old son’s favorite stuff,” by Nathan Morgan.
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Must-share:  “My four-year-old son’s favorite stuff,” by Nathan Morgan.

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From the current issue of FamilyFun:   To inspire smiles in your back-to-schooler, try this simple treat. It’s made from yellow and white cheese, a grape tomato, black olives, and bread trimmed into a square (use a strip of crust for the bumper).
Get the details and tons more clever snack ideas from FamilyFun on parents.com.

From the current issue of FamilyFun:   To inspire smiles in your back-to-schooler, try this simple treat. It’s made from yellow and white cheese, a grape tomato, black olives, and bread trimmed into a square (use a strip of crust for the bumper).

Get the details and tons more clever snack ideas from FamilyFun on parents.com.

Must-share:  This mom’s shot of her little lovely one just makes us happy! 
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Must-share:  This mom’s shot of her little lovely one just makes us happy! 

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Genius idea from FamilyFun: Try dressing up a pair of sneaks for the new school year….and find tons of other ideas for heading back to class from FamilyFun on parents.com! 
 

Genius idea from FamilyFun: Try dressing up a pair of sneaks for the new school year….and find tons of other ideas for heading back to class from FamilyFun on parents.com! 

 

From the current issue of FamilyFun: One way to get ready for the busy school year ahead: make our budget-friendly after-school activity bags to keep gear organized and ready to go.
http://www.parents.com/kids/education/back-to-school/smart-back-to-school-tips-and-ideas/#page=10

From the current issue of FamilyFun: One way to get ready for the busy school year ahead: make our budget-friendly after-school activity bags to keep gear organized and ready to go.

http://www.parents.com/kids/education/back-to-school/smart-back-to-school-tips-and-ideas/#page=10

Must-share:  At FamilyFun, we do love a good balloon animal!
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Day 314: Hamster

Must-share:  At FamilyFun, we do love a good balloon animal!

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Day 314: Hamster

It’s FamilyFun Day TODAY! Don’t forget to snap a pic of you and your kids doing what you love, Post it on Instagram with the tag #FamilyFunMagDay, and it could appear in our magazine (and the $100 payment would be fun too!).

It’s FamilyFun Day TODAY! Don’t forget to snap a pic of you and your kids doing what you love, Post it on Instagram with the tag #FamilyFunMagDay, and it could appear in our magazine (and the $100 payment would be fun too!).




Nab this idea from FamilyFun:  Feeling the August heat? Pop some frozen watermelon cubes in a glass of water (serve with a Silly Slinky Drinks straw, for extra fun).
Nab this idea from FamilyFun:  Feeling the August heat? Pop some frozen watermelon cubes in a glass of water (serve with a Silly Slinky Drinks straw, for extra fun).

Reminder: This Saturday is FamilyFun Day! Go for a bike ride, bake cookies, do handstands…or whatever else your family enjoys. Snap a pic and share it with us for a chance to win.

Reminder: This Saturday is FamilyFun Day! Go for a bike ride, bake cookies, do handstands…or whatever else your family enjoys. Snap a pic and share it with us for a chance to win.