Free Sports Zoom Backgrounds for Football and Baseball Fans

For the sports fans out there, here is a way to share your sports vibes on your next virtual meeting on Zoom or another platform. From baseball and track to football and turf fields, hopefully, one of these nine virtual backgrounds will fill your fandom needs! To download, use a desktop and right-click the image […]

Free Sophisticated and Chic Zoom Backgrounds For High Style

Whether Skype or Zoom, if you have a virtual meeting for work, and don’t want to show your messy office, room, or house in the background, then you will need one of these virtual backdrops. These Zoom backgrounds are very realistic, classy, sophisticated, and stylish – so even if that is not the case in […]

Free Book Backgrounds For Literary Lovers on Zoom and More

If you love libraries, reading, books or want to look like you are a sophisticated scholar on your next Skype, Zoom, or remote virtual meeting, then these book backgrounds may be the best thing! There are office libraries, colorful libraries, traditional libraries, white libraries and brown libraries. Grab one that fits your style! To download, […]

The Best Way to Get Kids To Wash Their Hands

If you are reading this, then you know how hard it is to get kids to wash their hands – whether they are two or twelve! Especially with COVID-19, washing hands is more essential than ever – and it is more required than ever! My kids never had to wash their hands before walking into […]

Six Awesome Toys and Games for Virtual Playdates

My kids are clamoring for playdates with their friends, but with the COVID-19 pandemic that is not possible. For a while, it was okay but with the coronavirus just not going anywhere, having virtual playdates is almost necessary for kids’ social and emotional well-being. Whether you use Zoom or some other platform, here some toys, […]

The Best Disney+ Shows That Benefit Kids’ Remote Learning

With the coronvirus pandemic continuing, remote learning is the norm for many children across the country. While toys can provide a therapeutic and educational experience, Disney+ can do so with remote learning benefits too. Here are the shows that kids can watch, and learn from on Disney+. While it is still ‘screen’ time, these Disney+ […]

Customize and Craft Your Own Face Mask!

We all may feel mask-weary, but we know how important wearing face masks are for public health during the Coronavirus pandemic. So, what do we do to keep our kids engaged in face mask-wearing? Use the new SnapStyle Printable Masks at Walmart and Amazon! It is a great way to make printable, custom, and DIY […]

Zoom Virtual Backgrounds for Kids

If your household is anything like my household, then Zoom has become a staple of your life during the coronavirus confinement. One month ago, I had never heard of it. Today? It is has become part of our vocabulary! Whether is it conference calls with work or daily online classroom times, the most exciting thing […]

Five Fun Things To Do With Kids During Coronavirus Confinement

In the coming weeks, it will be a parenting challenge to keep things exciting and engaging at home. Everyone has experience with their kiddos declaring ultimate boredom after a week of school vacation or a few snow days in a row. However, with the coronavirus school closures entering week three for many (with more weeks […]

Educational Books For Kids When School’s Out

Kids are home for the foreseeable future. Parents tasked with educating them. So, you may need some reading material and educational tools to get through it! Kindle Unlimited is my go-to. For about $10 a month, it is a realistic price when stuck at home. The app is easy to download on portable devices. Alternatively, […]

Homeschool Advice for Working Parents

Just because kids are home from school does not mean you are off from work. In fact, with many employers’ mandating their employees work from home, and with kids at home for the foreseeable future, parents are struggling with how to get projects done while not neglecting their children! Here are some tips and products […]

Homeschool Calendars – Printable Schedules

Whether you homeschool, find yourself suddenly homeschooling due to the Coronavirus, or want a structured staycation with educational components, you want schedules! You will especially want homeschool calendars that you can use. Homeschool Calendars You may want to ensure to teach various subjects. Perhaps you want a schedule for the day that combines playtime with […]

Homeschool Challenges For Working Parents

With school closed and parents working from home, there are enough challenges for families to face these days. However, schools are tasking┬áparents┬áto be teachers too! Coronavirus concerns have closed schools to slow the spread of COVID19. Thus, schools are switching to online, at-home learning. However, school administrators are expecting parents to step in as school […]

DIY Educational Activities for Homeschool or Rainy Days

I was excited to have the opportunity to share some DIY educational activities with The Toy Insider. The activities, that you can find here, are great on rainy days or for homeschooling. To assist you with fun math games, lego challenges, and story ideas, here are the printables to help! Check out my other parenting […]