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  • Addition and Subtraction Printables
    Play Money
    Print this play money to help kids learn to count and manage dollars and cents! Cut out the realistic bills and coins for hours of math-related fun. ...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Indoor Activities
    Exploring History: My Life Timeline Activity
    Exploring History: My Life Timeline Activity One of the hardest things for a child to grasp about history is that at some time or another, all those historical events were the present. Not to mention that at the time, people probably didn't kno...
  • Kids
    Cognitive and Psychological Development
    Five-Year-Old Writes Backwards
    If a child writes backwards, is there cause for alarm? ...
  • Indoor Activities
    Exploring Emotions: Create a Feelings Journal
    Exploring Emotions: Create a Feelings Journal Once your child has started to develop a wider emotional vocabulary and a better understanding of how to interact in social situations, creating a Feelings Journal is a good way to keep track of tho...
  • Spoon of Baking Soda Over Glass of Water
    Indoor Activities
    Incredible Exploding Sandwich Bag Science Activity
    Incredible Exploding Sandwich Bag Science Activity If a baking soda rocket wasn't enough of an explosion for your child, then this experiment is bound to be more his style. Using the same acid-base reaction that makes quick bread rise when you ...
  • Four Stages of Balloon Inflation
    Indoor Activities
    Science Experiments for Kids: Bottle Balloon Blow-Up
    Science Experiments for Kids: Bottle Balloon Blow-Up If your child jumps for joy at the thought of blowing things up, she will really enjoy the Bottle Balloon Blow-Up experiments. Though her excitement may die down temporarily when she realizes...
  • Addition and Subtraction Printables
    Play Money
    Print this play money to help kids learn to count and manage dollars and cents! Cut out the realistic bills and coins for hours of math-related fun. ...
  • Toy Finder
    Toy Finder
    Toy Finder
    Find our top picks for the best toys of the year!
    familyeducation editors
  • Three Toilet Paper Tubes on White Background
    Indoor Activities
    Make Your Own Toilet Paper Tube Flashlight
    Make Your Own Toilet Paper Tube Flashlight By now, your child has learned enough about electricity to know that it's not some mysterious force that only electricians can make sense of. If you've already made a Lemon Clock, then he has learned a...
  • One Whole and One Half Lemon on White Background
    Indoor Activities
    Science Experiments for Kids: Make a Lemon Clock
    Science Experiments for Kids: Make a Lemon Clock As part of a generation of children growing up in an increasingly green and eco-conscious world, things like low-energy light bulbs and hybrid cars are the norm for your child. Making a clock tha...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Indoor Activities
    Learning to Count Money: Muffin Tin Coin Sort
    Learning to Count Money: Muffin Tin Coin Sort When kids are first learning about money, it can be hard to tell one coin from another, let alone figure out what the value of each coin is. It is better to play money games with real coins instead o...
  • Martin Luther King Memorial
    Martin Luther King Jr
    8 MLK Jr. Values to Instill in Your Kids
    Martin Luther King Jr.'s monumental legacy and remarkable values can be hard to convey to children of any age. This guide can help you share quotes and facts about King, as well as the important values he emphasized and simple ways kids can help ...
    Erin Dower
  • Smiling Happy Family in Car
    Indoor Activities
    Travel Activities: Road Trip Math
    Travel Activities: Road Trip Math Road trip math not only keeps your child occupied during a long trip, but itcan also practice some of his real-life math skills. From license plates to maps and meals, there are many ways to make your trip a li...
  • Creative Ways to Use Flash Cards for Spelling
    Indoor Activities
    Creative Ways to Use Flash Cards for Spelling
    Creative Ways to Use Flash Cards for Spelling Flash cards may be a standard way to learn spelling words, but there are a few ways to make them a little less boring. There are two basic ways in which your child can approach making flash cards, b...
  • Red Pencil Writing on White Paper
    Indoor Activities
    "Painting Word Pictures" Writing Activity
    "Painting Word Pictures" Writing Activity Descriptive writing plays a big part in writing stories, but it stands on its own as a specific type of writing. It is, in fact, a lot like painting a picture with words. A good piece of descriptive wri...
  • live shows for kids, Elmo from Sesame Street Live
    Music Performances
    Top 5 Live Shows for Kids
    So you've run out of ideas for what to do with your kids on the weekend? For a special treat, catch one of the latest and greatest live shows geared to a pint-sized audience. These musical and theatrical performances are all sure to get your stan...
  • Book Finder
    Book Finder
    Book Finder
    Find our top picks for the best books of the year!
    familyeducation editors
  • Stone Soup storytelling activity
    Indoor Activities
    "Stone Soup" Storytelling Activity
    "Story Stone Soup" Storytelling Activity This activity combines a nature walk, a craft activity, and the concept of the classic tale Stone Soup to give your child a creative way to practice his storytelling skills. Since you'll need to gather a...