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#1 of 5 Old 07-25-2008, 04:59 PM - Thread Starter
 
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In spite of the fact that we don't watch TV, our house is still "the place to be" for the kids in the neighborhood this summer ! Right now, in addition to my 3, there are 4 other kids (aged 3, 6, 8, and 9) playing happily. There is a "store" under my stairs, a "toy shop" behind the big easy chair, and DS is showing one friend how to clean old pennies with ketchup ! There is no TV, not even any music on, yet everyone is happy and engaged. It's been this way all summer long. I only have 2 rules ~ all food stays in the kitchen, and no excluding anyone for any reason. See.... kids don't need TV to have a great time! Left to their own devices, it's amazing what they will come up with .

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That's so awesome! (Does ketchup really clean pennies? Interesting.)


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Awww, sounds great!

Actually, sounds like my house! LOL
We always seem to end up with multiple children here.
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(Does ketchup really clean pennies? Interesting.)
It's the vinegar in the ketchup. It removes tarnish.

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I see a project in our future! Thanks for the tip!

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