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Do you want to learn to play the piano or perhaps take voice lessons? Maybe taking art lessons is more your cup of tea. You can learn to play the guitar and even go to youtube and learn to play the ukulele. All for free. You can take free online classes from universities.
You can visit the National Zoo online or view the Otter Cam at the Monterrey Bay Aquarium. See the great art of the world or explore the universe.
You can see exhibits at the Smithsonian Institute. You can watch a waterhole in Africa via webcam and watch the animals drink. All for free.
Just search the internet for whatever you want, it's probably out there.
By Janice Fox from Leadville, CO
Free Stuff Online
Instead, look at the direct source for your coupons. Companies that specialize in baby products are especially willing to offer many free products. By simply registering at http://www.pampers.com, you can receive free baby keepsakes, coupons, samples, and more. Older toddler products are also offered such as potty training products and tips.
If you're planning to visit a location such as museum or special event, check the web site first. Often admission coupons are posted online offering a few dollars off entrance fees.
Surf around and find great stuff for free. By taking advantage of what the internet has to offer, the monthly fees won't seem so steep.
Use online sites like egreetings.com to send last minute holiday wishes. It's free and is a paperless alternative to sending card by mail. What are your favorite sites to find free online greeting cards?
Post them below.
If you can't seem to pull your kids from the monitor, get them interested in reading free online books. These books are offered by the Rosetta Project, a volunteer organization striving to create an online library for children.
By Marie from West Dundee, IL