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  • Social Emotional Activities
    Entertainment and Activities
    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
    Entertainment and Activities
    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
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Fear of the Dark
    Phobia Quiz
    Find out all your phobias with this fun quiz! ...
    David Johnson
  • 30 Mindfulness Activities
    Kids
    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Best Free Kids
    Entertainment and Activities
    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
  • 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...
  • 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
  • Goal Setting Worksheet
    Entertainment and Activities
    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...
  • Father
    Entertainment and Activities
    Fun Things to do on Father's Day
    That special Sunday in June, Father’s Day, is a wonderful opportunity for older and younger kids to show dad how much they love him. Looking for simple and meaningful Father's Day activities that will help you bond with your dad? Check out thes...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • 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
  • 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
  • The Ultimate List of Camping Essentials
    Family Life
    The Ultimate List of Essentials To Pack When Camping with Kids
    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
  • 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
    Entertainment and Activities
    15 of the Very Best Rainy Day Activities for Kids
    If rainy weather is keeping you cooped up inside, don't fret. We've put together the ultimate list of rainy day activities for kids of all ages. If you're like me, with two toddlers at home, a rainy day is enough to send you into a tailspin. No ...
    Jennifer Caffelle