kids activities

  1. Activities for Kids

    Top Christmas party songs for kids

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    Get the festive mood started with our list of the top Christmas party songs for kids. From classics like “Jingle Bells” and “Rudolph...
  2. Christmas

    Teaching your kids about Hanukkah

    This year, Hanukkah begins at sundown on Nov. 27 (the night before Thanksgiving). Here are some fun ways to introduce your children...
  3. Family Fun

    10 Free printable activity pages for kids

    Keep them busy when you're stuck inside!
  4. Activities for Kids

    Getting the kids active on a rainy day

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    Do you get a sinking feeling when a Saturday-morning forecast calls for rain? If rain has you singing the parental blues, try...
  5. Mom & Dad

    Set a stylish kids’ table this Thanksgiving

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    Skip the paper plates and licensed characters this holiday season. Set an adorable kids' table for your little ones at Thanksgiving...
  6. School & Education

    Tips to enhancing your child's interest in the arts

    Art is an essential component to raising a well-rounded child, yet many school districts have cut art programs due to funding...
  7. School & Education

    10 Alternatives to post-school-day TV watching

    If the sound of SpongeBob Square Pants sends a shiver down your spine, it might be time to take back control of your kids'...
  8. School Age Kids

    When to hire a private coach for your kids

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    As a parent, you make a number of important decisions regarding your children’s health and happiness. When it comes to youth sports,...
  9. School Age Kids

    High-impact after-school activities

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    The question of what to do with your children after school is the question of an entire generation of parents who are trying to...
  10. Parenting

    How to entertain your kids while you cook dinner

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    Keeping kids from hanging onto your legs while you attempt to get dinner made is nothing short of a miracle — but with a few clever...
  11. Family Activities

    Celebrate Shark Week with your kids

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    Every August during Shark Week, people across the country are glued to their TV sets watching the Discovery Channel to soak in every...
  12. Studying & Making the Grade

    Phonics games for early readers

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    Your young reader probably doesn't wake up in the morning begging to practice phonics. Still, an understanding of phonics (the...
  13. Studying & Making the Grade

    The importance of practice

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    You've heard the old adage "Practice makes perfect." Well, we don't think you should put that much pressure on your children, but...
  14. Crafts for kids

    DIY stencil backpack

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    When it comes to going to school, one of the most needed items for your child is a typical backpack. Why not get artistic and make...
  15. Parenting

    Build a magical fort with kids using household items

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    Want to bust the boredom and really impress your kids? Create this impressive fort with materials you probably already have around...
  16. Parenting

    Mommy & me: Kids' favorites you’ll like too

    There’s no reason you can’t also enjoy the things your kids love! These “Mommy and Me” picks are our top choices for quality time...
  17. School Age Kids

    Fun ways to keep kids learning this summer

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    Summer is time for playing with friends and relaxing with family, but it can also be time to learn. Avoid the summer backslide and...
  18. Shopping for Kids & Baby

    The 5 best pool goggles for kids

    The sun is shining and summer is in full swing. We all know our favorite summertime activity: swimming! Check out this variety of...
  19. Family Fun

    10 Things that should be on your family bucket list

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    It's easy for the cost of your summer bucket list to get out of hand, unless you're checking off these things to do with your kids...
  20. Crafts

    Create a piggy bank from a recycled water bottle

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    It's never too early to learn how to save money. Martha Stewart creates a fun way to get children involved in saving loose change...