kids' activities

  1. Family Fun

    Family fun: Bring out your inner artist

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    If you're looking for some fun for the entire family, try a little creative expression. Not sure you have the knack? No sweat! You...
  2. Preschoolers

    5 Fun afternoon games with your preschooler

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    After a long day at school, or even just after nap time, simple activities work the best in the afternoon for your preschool-aged...
  3. Preschoolers

    5 Fun morning games with your preschooler

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    Not everyone is a morning person, and for some kids, it can be really hard to get them going when its early. Here are 5 morning game...
  4. Preschoolers

    Indoor activities for when it's cold outside

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    Winter -- and with it, major yucky weather-- is quickly approaching. Fear not! Being stuck inside doesn't have to equal sadness and...
  5. Preschoolers

    Plan a messy art day for your preschooler

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    To the five and under age-set, nothing is more fun than getting super messy. Here are some ways to plan an entire day dedicated to...
  6. Family Activities

    7 ways to stop summer brain drain

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    No more pencils, no more books? Sure, if you want your kids to spend the first three months of the school year re-learning skills...
  7. Kitchen Gadgets & Tools

    Fun kitchen tools for kids

    The kids will beg to help in the kitchen with these fun kitchen tools, which will help you manage your kids as they learn to cook...
  8. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Monday Mom challenge: Hold onto summer

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    Whether you've made the best of every day of summer, or you've struggled to make the best of a less-than-perfect one, September can...
  9. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Monday Mom challenge: Don't overschedule summer

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    We plan. We organize. We schedule. We worry about everyone and everything being in place at any given time. But sometimes plans...
  10. Family Activities

    5 Earth-friendly outings with your kids

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    Sure, Earth Day was back in April. But any day is a good day to head out on an Earth-friendly outing with your kids. Here are some...
  11. Preschoolers

    6 Classic games your child will love

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    Recently, I walked into my cousin's backyard to see her sitting with her kids in a circle. They were playing a fun, impromptu game...
  12. Activities for Kids

    Is it too late to enroll in summer camps?

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    When you were making summer plans for the kids -- likely months ago -- you probably had a good idea of how you wanted the summer to...