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In the summer, lots of people in your neighborhood are outside running, playing, and having fun. Instead of doing a lemonade stand, you could set up a stand that offers healthier foods, such as real fruit juice, bananas, or granola bars. Most likely, joggers passing by your house will want a quick drink or snack that is healthy and will keep them going. Make sure anything you sell has an ingredients label on it in case of any allergies. Price a cup of fruit juice at 50 cents and bananas or granola bars at $1. To make it more fun, invite a friend to help you sell your items.
What sound do porcupines make when they kiss?
This is one of my favorite snacks. I like to put chocolate-hazelnut spread on pieces of celery and sprinkle crushed pretzels on top. It's easy to make, and it's really good, too.
Whenever I have a sleepover with my friends, we always visit a craft store and get things to make crafts for our rooms. At our last sleepover, we all made picture frames that said "BFFs" and then we put photos of ourselves in the frames. We can remember our fun times together when we see the crafts we've made.
Take a babysitting course as well as first-aid training. Parents will feel a lot more comfortable about you babysitting if they know that you are certified. Ask your parent to help you find classes to take.
"I'm going on a trip!"
Sit with several friends in a circle. One person starts by saying something such as, "I'm going on a trip, and I'm going to bring my softball glove." The next person repeats that and adds something to it: "I'm going on a trip, and I'm going to bring my softball glove and tote bag." Every person has to remember all of the objects that were said before her in the correct order, and the last person has to remember them all!
If you'd like to learn how to knit, this is an easy way to start. Ask a parent to help you find how-to videos on the Internet so that you can find out how to finger knit. I did this with a friend and we learned how to make headbands and belts.
Every time I finish a chapter in a textbook, I write a few notes that summarize the chapter. This way, I can look at my notes instead of flipping through the book when I want to look up a fact.