kids games

September is National Yoga Month and it’s time to celebrate! We’ve talked about the benefits of yoga for the entire family and know it can be especially helpful for children. From Yoga Cards, videos and games to a plethora of books, yoga really is accessible no matter where you live – you don’t have to be enrolled in […]

We’ve been road trippin’! I mentioned back a bit ago that we were headed on a road trip to see our cousins who live 12 hours away. Well, we made it to our destination and our Road Trip Grab Bags were a hit. When my kids saw the bags all ready to go, numbers on […]

We’re planning a big lonnnnnng road trip with the kids to go visit some of our cousins. As we’re excited to see family, I tend to dread the car drive to get there. But this year, partnered with the Post-it Brand, I’ve come up with a fun way to make the drive a little more […]

This week has been hot, hot, hot in my neck of the woods. We’re talking temperatures above 100 degrees and friends, that is just too hot for me and my children. We like to swim but when it gets too hot to even walk on the pavement we head back to the yellow house.  To […]

We are well into the summer season and with it comes travel. My kids are out of school and it’s time to take a few trips. Whether it’s a road trip, by car or by plane, you might need a thing or two to keep the kids busy as you go. I’ve come up with […]

I’m so excited about this new smartphone app called Kid Chatteroo created by my blogging buddy Kirsten of The Crafting Chicks! It’s a fabulous way to help get a conversation started, helping get kids to think a little more creatively. Kids make a profile, which includes a cartoon character looking just like them, and then […]

Have you ever played the game, Don’t Eat Pete? It’s one of our family’s favorite, my kids are begging to play it at least once a week! It’s a great time to really have some good ol’ fashioned family time, which can be hard to squeeze it in, especially with school having started. So once […]

We’ve been having a bit of fun with our cute little yarn spider. He’s been hiding all over the house. I will place him in my son’s room under his pillow, and once he finds him, he’ll hide the spider some place else. It can be a little spooky finding a GIANT spider in your […]

This Saturday, September 24th, is the Worldwide Day of Play, where we are encouraged to get outside and simply play. I’m a huge advocate of play, how we can promote it and encourage it. So I was happy to hear that GoGo squeeZ, an M&T Sponsor, is on the bandwagon for play, encouraging everyone to get involved. […]

Plants vs. Zombies as Cupcakes

by Marie on September 20, 2011

These cupcakes are so clever created by Cute Food for Kids and copied after the ever-so popular Plants vs Zombies game on iphone or ipad. These cupcakes are too funny!  I find the most eye-catching snacks and treats for kids over there and spotted these cupcakes submitted at the M&T Spotlight.

Summer Camp guest post by Jenae of I Can Teach my Child. Nothing says “summer” like fishing.  And who says you can’t learn a little while going fishin’?  That’s why this activity is so fun much fun for kids of all ages.  The best thing about it is that it can be used over and […]

I’m sure we could all use a few tips and tricks when it comes to taking our kids grocery shopping. I’ve just discovered this darling Grocery Shopping Book from over at Spotlight. She Wears Flowers created this perfect little felt book for her daughter to take with her to the store and help “pick” out […]

Guest Post by Allison of How Does She? We are awe struck by all the things amazing women around us do. From balancing a healthy lifestyle, to throwing the perfect party, to implementing creative ideas with family. We always seem to be asking, “How Does She do this, or How Does She do that?” While […]

In today’s economy, saving a dollar is something that we all need to do. With the ease of credit cards, we can sometimes fall into spending traps. So it’s time to get back to the fundamentals of saving, helping teach our children to save as well, preparing them for their future. As my son is […]

Guest post by Steph of Problem Solving Mom After hearing myself say the phrase, “Did you hear me?!” followed by “Are you listening?” for what felt like the hundredth time the other day, I came to the realization that a strategy change was in order.  What I was doing (expecting my 3 year old to […]

This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered and shared what their kids are curious about. Congrats to #113 Tiffany. Have fun with your shopping spree at Peek Kids! One of the amazing connections I made at the Mom 2.0 conference was with the team from Peek Kids, aka Peek…Aren’t You Curious! They […]

The first event on our Winter Olympic Games for Kids series is the Olympic Ring Hoop Loop. The objective: to get 5 rings hooped around 1 bottle! Supplies for Olympic Ring Hoop Loop: 5 embroidery hoops (could be any type of hoop that can fit around a bottle) 2-liter plastic bottle ribbon, crepe paper, or […]

Let’s the Winter Olympic Games begin! I love the Olympics and am happy to share some sporty crafts, games, and activities to celebrate the games. All week long I’ll be posting an Olympic craft series called: Winter Olympic Games for Kids! First up, I’ve found some fun Olympic crafts for kids from around the web. […]

I love this name tracing activity. I still have memories of doing this myself when I was in 4th grade. It’s a great way to reinforce letter recognition, using a capital at the beginning of a name, and tracing lines. Supplies for Name Tracing Activity: paper colored pencils or crayons Start by writing your name […]

I’ve written before about Velcro Catch Ball using knit gloves to play. But today, we’re using knit hats to make the catch. My kids are loving this fun and easy catch game, helping to get us through these indoor winter days. Here’s how you make and play Velcro Hat Ball: attach sticky-back velcro onto a […]

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