summer activities

  1. Crafts

    4 Sunflower crafts for kids

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    Sunflowers are synonymous with summer, but they can brighten up your abode all year long when you let your kids get crafty with...
  2. Autism Spectrum Disorders

    An autism-free summer

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    Summer is the perfect time to relax and forget about all your worries. So was it possible for this mom to take a month or two away...
  3. Family Activities

    Celebrate the end of summer with your kids

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    School might have already started in your neck of the woods, but that doesn't mean that you can't enjoy some of the warm summer...
  4. Exercise & Fitness

    Transform your home into a wellness spa

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    Taking a spa vacation is a great way to kickstart a health and fitness regimen and to refocus on maintaining healthy habits. But not...
  5. Preschoolers

    5 Bug crafts for kids

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    Kids love bugs. Whether they're the creepy-crawly kind or the cute cartoon kind, they can't get enough of them. Use supplies you...
  6. Children's School & Education

    25 Fun learning activities to do before the end of the summer

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    If you believe the lazy days of summer should be no work and all play, you might not know that on average, students lose...
  7. Parenting Humor

    5 Reasons homemade popsicles save my summer

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    Homemade popsicles save my sanity each summer. They are my number one summer parenting must-have. A pool? Nah. Bubbles? They’re so...
  8. Crafts

    Easy ocean-themed crafts for kids

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    You don't have to live near the ocean to learn all about it! These ocean-inspired crafts are great fun for summer, even if the beach...
  9. Family Fun

    6 Summer boredom busters

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    Summer is supposed to be a time of fun, but without the structured schedules of the rest of the year, things can get boring in a...
  10. Family Fun

    How to build a backyard pillow fort

    The process of building a pillow fort is almost as fun as the end result. Here is our simple guide to building an extraordinary...
  11. Family Fun

    No pool? No problem

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    Who needs the bore of floating in the pool when you have cool and engaging water games like these?
  12. Family Fun

    10 Ways to make learning fun this summer

    Summer vacation is fun, but it actually has a negative effect on a child's learning, unless parents are proactive about offering...
  13. Crafts

    Summer camp-inspired crafts for kids: Dream catcher necklace

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    Dream catchers are a popular summer camp craft, and according to legend, they capture bad dreams while you sleep. Even if your kids...
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    Summer camp-inspired crafts for kids: Beaded friendship bracelets

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    Friendship bracelets are a summer camp tradition, and a fun way to remember friends even when they are far away. Help your child...
  15. Adventure Travel

    Spectacular destinations for scuba diving and snorkeling

    Whether you're looking for the perfect spot to take in the wonders of nature, to swim with the sharks, squid or other marine life,...
  16. Crafts

    Summer camp-inspired crafts for kids: Tin can wind chime

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    You can have summer camp-inspired fun right in your own back yard! Keep kids entertained this summer with this easy outdoor wind...
  17. Health & Fitness How-tos

    Beat swimmer's ear this summer

    Nobody wants to deal with an earache during the hottest months of the year! Try our quick fix to treat and beat this summer ailment.
  18. Crafts

    Summer camp-inspired crafts for kids: DIY God's eye

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    A God's eye is a fun and easy summer camp craft to make, and it is thought to bring good luck. Even if your kids aren't headed off...
  19. Family Fun

    Fun summer ice cube crafts for kids

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    Don't let the summer heat put a halt to your backyard fun! Ice cube crafts will keep kids busy and cool at the same time!
  20. Crafts

    Bug hunt crafts for kids: DIY bug net

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    Backyard bug hunting has never been more fun! Take advantage of those plentiful summer pests and entertain the kids with a backyard...