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  • Easter Basket Ideas for Teens
    Entertainment and Activities
    20 Easter Basket Ideas for Teens That Will Bring Out Their Inner Kid
    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...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • Rainy Day Activities
    Entertainment and Activities
    The Top 10 Rainy Day Activities for Kids
    If bad weather is keeping your family cooped up inside, don't fret. I've compiled my favorite rainy day activities for my kids. If you're like me, with two toddlers at home, a rainy day is enough to send you into a tailspin. No playground. No pa...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • 21 Free Educational Apps for 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...
    Colleen Hughes
  • how to celebrate Passover with kids
    Entertainment and Activities
    8 Activities for Celebrating Passover with Kids
    Passover is a festival for Jewish families to celebrate many things over the course of seven or eight days depending on your family’s background. It is a celebration of birth and rebirth. It is also a time to embrace spring and new beginnings. ...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • Playdough Recipes
    Entertainment and Activities
    6 Homemade Playdough Recipes
    Everyone seems to have a favorite playdough recipe, and many old favorites have been included here. Some require cooking and some don't; some are meant to be eaten and some are not. Choose the recipe that best suits your needs and the ingredients...
    Trish Kuffner
  • Valentine
    Entertainment and Activities
    14 Valentine's Day Games for Kids
    Kids love to feel loved and to celebrate holidays. This Valentine’s Day, you can show your children some special holiday love by playing a few of these Valentine’s Day games for kids. Whether you play as a family at home or in a classroom par...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Fear of the Dark
    Phobia Quiz
    Find out all your phobias with this fun quiz! ...
    David Johnson
  • Black History Movies for Kids
    Entertainment and Activities
    12 Black History Movies for Kids of All Ages
    February is Black History Month and a celebration of the African-American experience in the United States and Canada. This makes it a perfect time to learn and grow as a family by watching movies that celebrate Black stories and history. More: 1...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • Never Have I Ever
    Entertainment and Activities
    The Ultimate List of Never Have I Ever Questions for Kids
    Whether looking for a party game or a way to spice up the conversation around the dinner table, “Never Have I Ever” is a great game to play with the whole family. We love that you can have this be a longer activity for a game night, or just a...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • Volunteer Vacation Group Reflection
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    Volunteer Vacation Group Reflection Page
    Print this group volunteer vacation journal page to reflect on your volunteer experience as a family. You can designate one person to record answers while you discuss or you can use this sheet to guide a family chat.  ...
  • 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
  • Volunteer Vacation Kid
    Parenting Tools Printables
    Volunteer Vacation Kid’s Reflection Page
    This kid’s volunteer reflection sheet is a great way for your child to think deeply about their volunteer time and they got out of the experience. Children can write or draw their responses. ...
  • Solo Reflection Page
    Parenting Tools Printables
    Volunteer Vacation Solo Reflection Page
    Follow up your volunteer experience with some time to reflect on your experience. Use this solo reflection page for kids (or parents!) who want to write about their time giving back. ...
  • Volunteer Vacation Checklist
    Entertainment and Activities
    Volunteer Vacation Checklist
    Use this volunteer vacation checklist to get organized before your next trip and to help prepare your family prepare for the journey. ...
  • 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
  • 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
  • COVID Winter_Featured
    Kids
    5 Activities for Kids During the COVID Pandemic
    COVID-19 is here with us for a bit longer. But that doesn’t mean we can’t still make this winter season a fun one. Parents are reporting their children’s screen time has increased by 60% with remote learning and the use of social media. It...
    Cynthia Thayer
  • kids trunk or treating for Halloween
    Entertainment and Activities
    10 Trunk or Treating Decorating Themes Your Kids Will Love
    Do you have a trunk or treat event coming up? If you’re not familiar with trunk or treating, this has become a popular way for families to set up a contained and safe environment for kids’ trick or treating.  By decorating the backs of their...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen