Admit it: part of the reason you were psyched to have a daughter was because now you’d have someone to make friendship bracelets with again. We’ve rounded up ten flashback activities and projects you were obsessed with as a kid, and that your daughter (and yes, your son) will dig, too.
Before the iPad, there was the string game Cat’s Cradle to get you through interminable car trips. All you need to play is a long piece of string tied together to make a circle, and two sets of hands to pass it back and forth, making different shapes, like the Manger and Diamonds, by transferring them. It’s hard to explain, but there’s a step-by-step photo tutorial on Wikihow.