popular topics in after-school activities

  • School and Learning
    Hobbies and Interests
    Boy Scouts Quiz
    Test your boy scout knowledge with this quiz. ...
    Holly Hartman
  • After-School Activities
    The Importance of After-School Programs
    The Importance of After-School Programs Do you know what your child is doing when the school bell rings at the end of the day? More than 14 million students leave school every afternoon and have nowhere to go, since they do not have access to aff...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • the best fall sports - soccer
    Exercise and Sports
    The Best Fall Sports for All Ages
    As summer winds down, it's time to sign your little ones up for the sports they will play this fall. Sports are a great activity to get your kids involved in. They help your little ones make friends, develop teamwork and get exercise. However, no...
    Rebecca Desfosse
  • School and Learning
    Hobbies and Interests
    What Will Your Child Be When He Grows Up?
    Fashion designer or investment banker? Novelist or defense attorney? It can be fun to think about what your child will be when she grows up. Take this quiz to see if she's already showing signs of her future successes! ...
  • Family Life
    Parent/Child Relationships
    How Involved Are You with Your Kids?
    Do you know your child's interests? Are you a hands-on parent? Take this quiz to determine how involved you are with your kids. ...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • School and Learning
    Hobbies and Interests
    Activities That Foster Your Child's Willingness to Learn
    Activities That Foster Your Child's Willingness to Learn You as the parent engage in many of the activities that foster willingness to learn. Continue to encourage and support your child with her schoolwork. Point out and enjoy life experience...
  • Kids
    Earning Money
    Online Trading for Kids
    Online Trading for Kids Kids with an interest in computers and computer games probably read PC, Wired, EM2, and similar magazines. They see people in their 20s who were formerly called geeks but now are creating the fastest-growing Internet comp...
  • School and Learning
    Hobbies and Interests
    Support Your Child's Interests
    Support Your Child's Interests Essential Notice your child's interest by paying attention to what makes her smile and laugh. What does she like to do with her peers? Are there activities she could try with a friend? Sign up for mailing lists tha...
  • School and Learning
    Overscheduled Kids
    Tween Burnout
    Tween Burnout Scouting, dance lessons, karate classes, chess clubs, soccer teams, swim meets—the list of extracurricular activities tweens may be involved in is endless. Too many structured activities can deprive tweens of the time they need ...
  • Learning Disabilities Printables
    Characteristics Checklist for Asperger's Syndrome: Interests/Routines/Order
    Print out and use this checklist to help in an initial diagnosis of Asperger's syndrome in your child. You can find more checklists on Asperger's syndrome here. ...
  • after-school routine checklist
    Parenting Tools Printables
    After-School Routine Checklist
    After School Routine Checklist ...
  • School and Learning
    Build a Collection Without Going Broke
    Build a Collection Without Going Broke Unless your child has unlimited money and unlimited time, it's impossible to start with a great collection. It may take years to even get up to “good.” But he has to start someplace, and getting there i...
  • Kids
    Earning Money
    Collecting for Fun and Profit
    Collecting for Fun and Profit Collecting has been around forever. People like to save things. The wealthy have been collecting antique paintings, porcelains, and furniture for generations. Today, however, collecting isn't limited to the rich. It...
  • School and Learning
    Coin and Stamp Collecting
    Coin and Stamp CollectingMaterials Coins and/or stamps from your own and other countries Small box, notebook, or coin and stamp collecting books Glue Tape Directions Start your preschooler on a coin and/or stamp collection. Ask friends and family...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Preschooler's Busy Book
  • extra curricular activities for girls to help them become the next president
    After-School Activities
    Extra-Curricular Activities for Girls that Promote Leadership
    Our girls are strong, bright, and capable of changing the world. Your daughter could become one of our next presidents, and helping your girl stand in her own power and embrace all that she has to offer is one of the key ways we can contribute to...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • School and Learning
    Homeschooling and Socialization
    Do Homeschoolers Miss Out on High School Sports and Activities?
    Advice from a homeschooling expert for homeschoolers who don't want to miss out on high-school sports and activities. ...
  • School and Learning
    After-School Programs
    After-School Clubs for High-Schoolers
    Encourage your teen to participate in an after-school program. ...
  • School and Learning
    7th Grade Homework
    Unmonitored Seventh-Grader Needs Support
    When parents' work schedules make them unavailable to their child, a big brother, a mentor, or an after-school program can provide support. ...