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Things You Can Do With Your Family Without Spending Money

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Let's face it. Having kids in this country is an expensive endeavor. It costs a pretty penny just to meet their basic needs of food, clothing, and safety, not to mention entertainment. Dance recital costumes, soccer league registrations, and trips to the indoor trampoline park can really break your budget. 

Don't get me wrong — those activities are great, but they're not an option for many families. They're also not necessary for children to learn, grow, and have a grand old time. Even for families who can afford it, it's a good reminder for kids that you don't have to spend money to enjoy yourself.

As you'll see from our top 20 ideas, family fun can absolutely come with a price tag of $0. After all, the most important thing isn't how much you spend but spending time together.