• Father
    Entertainment and Activities
    25 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Child Playing with Homemade Clay
    Clay
    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Volunteer Vacation Group Reflection
    Forms and Charts
    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.  ...
  • 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. ...
  • How to Play Charades
    Family Games
    How to Play Charades
    Directions Choose a player to start the game. The player thinks of a book title, a famous person's name, a saying, a movie title or a song title to pantomime. He should choose something with which the others will be familiar. If you like, design...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Children's Busy Book
  • 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. ...
  • 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