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 […]
Archive | Fun Activities for Kids RSS feed for this section
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
- Just for Fun
- Let's Play!
- News Branch
- Toy Maker Tidbits
- Toy Reviews
- Toy Talk
Follow @growingtreetoys on Twitter
- Try the Toy: Ready2Learn Giant Farm Animal Stamp Set May 3, 2010
- Tragic Norwegian Toy Maker “Ruins” Landscapes with Gigantic Versions of Familiar Toys April 1, 2010
- Get to Know Our Blog Contributors August 31, 2010
- Top Specialty and Learning Toys of 2010 November 4, 2010
- Math and Money – A Real World Toy Experience November 13, 2009
- Pro Hockey is Back! January 6, 2013
- Teeny Tiny Nanoblocks are Great Big Fun! January 3, 2013
- Lights for Life: Helping Kids and the Planet December 28, 2012
- Five Festive Cookie Recipes December 18, 2012
- Top Ten Toddler Toys December 9, 2012
- Pro Hockey is Back!: [...] in NHL logos, this set is made by the same c...
- Top Ten Toddler Toys: [...] pack into their own brown grocery bag. You r...
- Gentle Giraffe Toy Review: [...] see the last “M Reviews” of the ...
- High-Tech Tips for Stargazing: [...] you looked at the night sky recently? We wer...
- Shop by Brand for Top Holiday Toys: [...] now, you may have seen our recent blog posts...