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  • Growth Mindset Conversation Cube
    Entertainment and Activities
    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
    Entertainment and Activities
    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...
  • 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
  • 10 Toddler Art Projects
    Entertainment and Activities
    10 Toddler Art Projects to Do This Weekend
    If you have toddlers at home, you are probably trying to come up with activities for them to keep them entertained. Well, look no further. More: 8 Fun, Mess-Free Activities for Toddlers at Home It's no secret that kids love arts and crafts, and...
    Stefanie Miller
  • 75 Activities to do at Home_Featured
    Entertainment and Activities
    75 Activities for Kids at Home
    Without packed schedules, school, sports, friends and clubs, filling our days with our kids at home can feel daunting. Read the list below so that you’ll be confident and prepared with these indoor activities for the next time you hear, “I’...
    Lauren Anderson
  • Mom doing Chinese New Year crafts with her kid
    Holidays
    8 Chinese New Year Crafts for Kids
    The 2021 Chinese New Year will begin on Friday, February 12. Celebrate the Year of the Ox with your kids using eight fun Chinese New Year crafts we rounded up on Pinterest.  More: This Christmas Tree Craft Is Perfect For Kids! Year of the Ox Toi...
    Elisa Cinelli
  • Child Playing with Homemade Clay
    Clay
    Homemade Clay Recipes
    Use the following recipes to make clay that can be rolled or shaped into sculptures. Some clays should be dried overnight, while others are best baked in an oven. When hard, sculptures can be decorated and preserved with acrylic paint or finish. ...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Toddler's Busy Book
  • Young girl pasting tissue paper to paper Christmas tree
    Activities and Crafts
    Paper Christmas Tree Craft
    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 featu...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • Picture of Elf on The Shelf doll sitting on Christmas tree
    Activities and Crafts
    25 of The Best Elf On the Shelf Ideas for Christmas
    Are your kids catching onto the same hiding spots for your Elf on the Shelf year after year? These fun Elf on the Shelf ideas will add a little extra something special to the holidays this year. More: 75 of the Best Elf on the Shelf Names Turn An...
    Jacqueline Weiss
  • Danielle Busby from TLC’s Outdaughtered Keeps Her Girls Learning All Summer
    Kids
    5 Ways Danielle Busby from TLC’s Outdaughtered Keeps Her Girls Learning All Summer
    A 2018 study revealed that moms want summer to end after just 13 days. When you are a parent of not one, not two, but SIX little girls including the only all-female quintuplets in the United States, it’s important to have a serious action plan ...
    FamilyEducation Staff
  • Activities for grandparents and grandchildren
    Grandparents
    12 Fun Things to Do With Grandkids
    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 featu...
  • kids playing minecraft for creativity
    Activities and Crafts
    Looking to Boost Your Child's Creativity? Let Them Play Minecraft
    Playing Minecraft increases creativity, according to a new study. There’s a catch though—it only works under the right circumstances.  Minecraft is a video game that allows its players to build complicated structures and entire worlds in th...
    Elisa Cinelli
  • kids summer bucket list activities
    Activities and Crafts
    A Summer Activities Bucket List for Kids & Families
    It’s finally summer! Your kids have anxiously been awaiting a season of fun, and there are a string of long, empty days ahead just waiting to be filled. If you need a little inspiration, here’s a list of activities to keep your whole family b...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • baby wearing purple outfit and diy headband
    Babies
    5 DIY Baby Headbands and Bows
    If you've seen a baby girl birth announcement recently, browsed Instagram, or shopped on Etsy, you've probably see an adorable infant wearing an oversized headband or bow accessory. Whether you love it or hate it, the trend is here to stay. While...
    Jacqueline Weiss
  • Alphabet
    8 Cool Color-by-Number & Color-by-Letter Printables
    Help your preschooler or kindergartener learn his colors, numbers, and letters with these free printable color-by-number and color-by-letter coloring pages! Also check out our Preschool and Kindergarten Workbook. ...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    14 Fun Activities for Winter Break
    Ice Candles Enchant your children with a magical and easy outdoor activity that will tranform your backyard into a winter wonderland. Read the instructions for Ice Candles. More: The Ultimate Guide to Living Peacefully With Your Teen Colleg...
  • How to Make a Christmas Ornament Sun Catcher
    Christmas
    How to Make a Christmas Ornament Sun Catcher
    I made a version of these sun catchers with my boys as little hostess gifts for Thanksgiving. The boys loved sticking the tissue paper to the contact sheet, and they were super-proud to give a present that they made "all by themselves." For this ...
    Laurie Mega
  • How to Make a Holiday Wreath Ornament
    December Holidays
    How to Make a Holiday Wreath Ornament
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