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  • Holiday Movies
    Entertainment and Activities
    10 New Movies for the 2021 Holiday Season
    Holiday movie season is here, and there is something for everyone in the family to choose from. You can head out to the theater, or use streaming services from the comfort of your couch. While you can't go wrong seeking holiday cheer with the cla...
    Stephanie Sokol
  • Best Board Games
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    35 of the Best Board Games for Kids for 2021 and 2022
    Editor's Note: We know raising kids can be challenging. That's why we're dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We want to let you know that if you choose to purchase one of the items feat...
    Sharon Greenthal
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Fear of the Dark
    Phobia Quiz
    Find out all your phobias with this fun quiz! ...
    David Johnson
  • 10 Nature Activities
    Entertainment and Activities
    10 of the Best Hands-on Nature Activities for Kids
    Getting outside is a great way to learn more about the environment. From hunting bugs to making seashell magnets, these awesome hands-on activities are a great way for your child to get a little closer to nature. More: 10 Eco-Friendly Earth Day ...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • Activities and Crafts
    The Best (Tried-and-Tested) Playdough Recipes
    If you’re looking for the best homemade playdough recipe, chances are we’ve included it here. There’s something for everyone from cooked to no-cook, edible to gluten-free. Roll up your sleeves and pretend you’re a preschool teacher, your ...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • ultimate fall bucket list for kids
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    The Ultimate Fall Bucket List for Kids and Families
    Editor’s Note: This post is sponsored. Fall is a magical time of the year! The trees change and glow with bright, fiery colors, there are trips to pumpkin patches and apple picking farms, and a crisp, cool air descends upon us, reminding us of...
    Lindsey Miller
  • Little Tikes Tunnel and Dome Climber
    Best Toys
    Top 10 New Outdoor Toys for Summer
    It's time to stock up on summer toys for your kids! Check out these fun new summer toys and games that are sure to be a hit for yard and beach playtime.  Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to makin...
    Erin Dower
  • Social Emotional Activities
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    15 Social-Emotional Activities for Preschoolers at Home
    For decades when parents and educators discussed learning and education, the focus was on academics and how well a child performs in school and tests. The concept of focusing on social skills is still reasonably new, yet it is equally important, ...
    L. Elizabeth Forry
  • 50 Back to School Jokes
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    50 Back to School Jokes for Kids
    The beginning of a school year can be stressful for kids and parents alike. New teachers, new environments, long days, adjusting to new routines, and getting back into important habits can all feel overwhelming. Ease some of the stress with these...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • 30 Mindfulness Activities
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    30 Mindfulness Activities for Kids
    Mindfulness is the act of being aware of the present moment while having control of your emotions, feelings, thoughts, and body sensations. For children, learning to be aware of and regulate thoughts, feelings, emotions, and sensations can be cha...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • Child Playing with Homemade Clay
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    5 Easy Homemade Clay Recipes to Make Clay with Kids
    Editor’s Note: The clay recipes in this article were published with permission by Trish Kuffner, author of The Toddler's Busy Book. Working with homemade clay is more than just a fun thing to do, whether you're an adult or a child. Studies hav...
    Sharon Greenthal
  • Summer Activities
    Entertainment and Activities
    The Best Outdoor Activities for Kids
    Summer break has arrived and it’s time to get the kids out of the house and into the busy outdoors. The sun, fresh air, and physical activity should make for some happy and tired kids at the end of the day. Taking a break from the screens and p...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • Summer Activities_Featured
    Entertainment and Activities
    7 Summer Camp Alternatives for Kids of All Ages
    Whatever your reason may be—low on funding, coronavirus concerns, lack of programming in your area—you have decided you will not be sending your kids to summer camp this year. Therefore, you need some fun summer camp alternatives to keep your...
    L. Elizabeth Forry
  • Best Free Kids
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    21 Free Educational Apps for Kids
    Educational apps are a great and fun way to keep your kids learning outside of the classroom, but the cost of all those apps can add up fast. Luckily, there are plenty of free apps for kids that are both educational and fun but won't break the ba...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • 15 Fun Water Games
    Water Play
    The Best Water Games to Play This Summer
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items feat...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • Growth Mindset Conversation Cube
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    Growth Mindset Conversation Cube
    Preparing kids to be high achievers who lead happy, fulfilled lives is much easier said than done. Showing them how to persevere in the face of adversity is one of the best ways to help your children thrive. No one likes their kids to feel discou...
  • Emotion Grid Exercise
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    Emotion Grid Exercise
    Preparing kids to be high achievers who lead happy, fulfilled lives is much easier said than done. Showing them how to persevere in the face of adversity is one of the best ways to help your children thrive. No one likes their kids to feel discou...
  • Goal Setting Worksheet
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    Goal Setting Worksheet
    Preparing kids to be high achievers who lead happy, fulfilled lives is much easier said than done. Showing them how to persevere in the face of adversity is one of the best ways to help your children thrive. No one likes their kids to feel discou...