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New Year’s Resolutions for Kids

Tweet Happy New Year! We hope you had a fun holliday season and that you’re looking forward to what will come in 2011! While you may have made a New Year’s Resolution for yourself, has your child? The American Academy of Pediatrics has a great list of healthy New Year’s Resolutions for kids, organized by [...]

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Recycled Holiday Craft Ideas for Kids

Tweet The holidays are a perfect time to get creative and crafty. But as we all try to reduce clutter and preserve resources, isn’t it a good time too to find “fun” ways to recycle? Here are four fun, recycled craft ideas – for you AND your kids! Martha Stewart’s Recycled Ribbon Chain utilizes ribbon [...]

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Zipline Toy

Made by Joel

Tweet You might not realize how easy it is to create your own unique toys at home. It’s something that artist Joel Henriques is really good at. He shares lots of free templates for making cardboard toys, coloring pages and cute matching games on his blog, Made by Joel! Joel’s toys aren’t complicated. He uses [...]

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Chocolate Spider Cookies

Halloween Snacks and Treats for Kids!

Tweet Our three-week tribute to Halloween continues with some festive recipes for a holiday party, school lunches, or a pre-trick-or-treating treat! The first recipe we’d like to share is from one of our past Bloggers of the Week, Songberries. Her Chocolate Spider Web Cookies are chocolate sugar cookies with both chocolate and vanilla frosting! Chocolate [...]

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Crafts Bucket

Eight Kids Crafts for Halloween

Tweet With about a month till Halloween, we wanted to share some fun craft ideas to extend the fun of this spooky holiday! Spooky Eyeball Bucket Ages: 5 and up Materials: Plastic bucket, sandpaper, yellow construction paper, black marker, white craft glue, black craft paint, scissors This bucket, adorned with construction paper-made eyeballs, is perfect [...]

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Timeless Outdoor Fun with Sidewalk Chalk

Tweet Last November in our blog, Kendra took a look at some amazing 3-D sidewalk chalk creations – true “street artists. Creating a masterpiece with sidewalk chalk is a perfect outdoor activity for a summer day. A neat idea for a sidewalk chalk based activity that can be of interest to kids of many ages [...]

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