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Updated: April 5, 2022

7 Ways to Teach Kids About Easter

Teach About Easter

Death is a hard topic to discuss no matter what your age. However, the concept of a limited existence can be especially scary for kids. As Easter Sunday approaches, many parents struggle with how to teach their little ones about the true meaning of this Christian holiday. Thankfully, we have seven simple ways to teach kids about Easter and why it is such a joyful time.

Kwanzaa Unity Cup

Kwanzaa Unity Cup

A unity cup is a key symbol of the Kwanzaa celebration. You might want to make this lovely cup to signify your unity as a family. Get the kids involved in helping to pick out the symbolic pieces that adorn this kikombe cha umoja (unity cup), and try out different designs and fabrics for variety. You might want to make an extra unity cup to give to a friend as a gift at the final feast (Karamu).

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rethink

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rethink

Crafty Clues

Around the house, fix items that are broken, or discard them and get new ones that work. Try to purchase appliances and tools that do several jobs, rather than buying a different tool for each job. A food processor is a good example.

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Ghastly Ghost Halloween Decoration

Ghastly Ghost Halloween Decoration

Holiday Hints

You can make a ghost stuffed with candy to serve at a Halloween party. Place wrapped candies in the ghost along with light newspaper stuffing. Substitute the white tissue paper glued onto the outside with newspaper strips. Allow this to dry and paint the ghost with white craft paint. Use a marker or black paint to make eyes and a mouth on your ghost.

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Updated: March 5, 2021

The Ultimate List of International Women's Day Activities to Do With Kids

International Women's Day

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This is your ultimate guide to celebrating International Women’s Day with kids. We’ve got everything from themed food to activities, books, TV shows, movies, and online resources.

Updated: June 26, 2019

3 Essential Tips to Survive a Long Plane Ride with Your Children

Child Using TAblet on Plane

Airplane travel with kids can be easy and fun for the whole family. Not long ago, in the days before electronic devices were allowed to be used during takeoff and seat backs featured televisions with built-in video games, you had to pack a huge busy bag to keep kids of any age from being bored, acting up, and driving each other — and you — crazy.

Now, traveling for some families is as easy as making sure you have enough devices, chargers, games, pre-loaded movies, and comfy headphones to last the duration of the flight.

by: Rebecca Desfosse

4 Cute Groundhog Day Activities for Kids

Groundhog Day Desserts

It's just about time for Punxsutawney Phil to pop his little head out and determine if we'll have six more weeks of winter or an early spring. According to legend, if he sees his shadow, we're in for some cold weather. If he doesn't see his shadow, we can look forward to warmer weather! This February 2, let your kids get in on the fun with these four adorable Groundhog Day activities:

 

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by: Christine Dvornik

Giant Bubble Wand

Giant Bubble Wand

Age: 3 and up
Time: An hour or more
Type of Activity: Arts and crafts

What do kids like even more than blowing bubbles in their drinks? Blowing giant bubbles of course! Help your kids make their own magic wands - then watch the bubbles fly free!

Materials needed:

  • 2 straws
  • A piece of heavy string or yarn about 36-48 inches long
  • Scissors
  • Bubble solution

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    Updated: October 21, 2020

    Celebrate National Superhero Day With Your Own Little Superhero

    National Superhero Day

    Pull on your capes: April 28 is National Superhero Day!

    In 1995, employees of Marvel Comics created the day and sent a team of interns out in central Pennsylvania to hear what the public thought about superheroes and what super powers they'd most want to have. Today, the day is about honoring all the superheroes in our lives -- both fictional and the real-life -- who give their all every day.

    Updated: May 15, 2019

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    Easy Gingerbread House

    Easy Gingerbread House for Kids

    Easy Gingerbread House

    Build your dream house in an afternoon? This gingerbread project is so easy — and yummy — that your kids will want to build a whole gingerbread house neighborhood!

    Age: Preschool through elementary
    Time: 30 minutes or more
    Type of activity: Arts and Crafts

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    Alphabet Toss

    Alphabet Toss

    Kids 5 to 7

    Indoor activity

    Required: Thin cardboard or paper, drawing supplies, four to eight pennies, muffin tin, small items

    We have a fool-proof one, and we call it the Alphabet Toss. The ingredients are: enough consonants and vowels to make dozens of words, a sprinkle of luck, and a generous supply of spelling skills. You'll also need four pennies and muffin tins of any size (the larger the cups, the easier the game, and the better-suited for younger kids).

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    Cleaning Common Crafting Messes

    Cleaning Common Crafting Messes

    Inevitably, there will be those times when all your best efforts will fail and someone will create a mess that needs special attention.

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    Updated: February 12, 2020

    5 Tasty Potato Recipes to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day

    Irish Colcannon Recipe

    Saint Patrick's Day is a perfect time to break out your favorite potato recipes and share the Luck of the Irish with your friends and family.

    Irish Colcannon

    Colcannon literally translated means "white-headed cabbage," and its simple name is a good indication of how simple this dish is. A traditional colcannon mixes mashed potatoes with green onions, leeks, or chives, but you can substitute kale or green cabbage as well. Here's a recipe for its simplest incarnation:

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