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Glow Stick Tic-Tac-Toe

Warm summer evenings are calling for night games! How about a game of tic-tac-toe with glow sticks?! Glow Stick Tic-Tac-Toe would be perfect to play with neighbors and friends, or even on a family camping trip! Supplies for Glow Stick Tic-Tac-Toe: glow… Continue Reading →

Trees Please: A Yoga Pose for Right Now

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… Continue Reading →

Keeping Kids Engaged on Long Road Trips

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… Continue Reading →

Road Trip Grab Bags for Traveling with Kids

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… Continue Reading →

Make a Name Memory Game

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… Continue Reading →

12 Simple Activities for Traveling with Kids

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… Continue Reading →

Kid-Friendly App to Help Inspire Family Communication

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…. Continue Reading →

Family Play Time with the Game of Don’t Eat Pete

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,… Continue Reading →

Pipe Cleaner Yarn Spiders to Spook for Halloween

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… Continue Reading →

10 Activities to Help Celebrate the Worldwide Day of Play

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… Continue Reading →

Plants vs. Zombies as Cupcakes

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… Continue Reading →

Summer Camp for Kids: Going Fishin’

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… Continue Reading →

Tips and Tricks for Taking the Kids Grocery Shopping

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… Continue Reading →

Helping Kids Stay Hydrated with a Cute Crafty Cup

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… Continue Reading →

Helping Teach Our Children About Spending and Saving

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… Continue Reading →

5 Games That Encourage the Art of Listening

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… Continue Reading →

Giveaway: Peek…Aren’t You Curious Clothing

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… Continue Reading →

Make a Toss for the Olympic Ring Hoop Loop

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… Continue Reading →

Weekend Make and Takes: Winter Olympic Crafts for Kids

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… Continue Reading →

Tracing the Letters in Your Name

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…. Continue Reading →

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