Seven Alternative Uses and Ideas For Plastic Easter Eggs

With their low price tag and high availability, those little plastic easter eggs are everywhere this time of year. While most of us use them for Easter egg hunts, there are 7 other things you can do with them! Whether is it plastic easter egg crafts or just chocolate inside, they are worth stocking up […]

These Sewing Toys Will Teach Kids How To Sew

Teaching kids to sew is a great skill to learn. Even if they don’t stick with sewing, it offers tremendous educational benefits, such as being creative, following directions, fine motor skills, pattern identification, spatial recognition, and emotional benefits. If you are wondering what to give a child six years old and up, consider giving toys […]

Seven Simple St. Patrick’s Day Activities And Ideas For Kids

Whether you are Irish or not, whether you can spell claddagh or you can’t, celebrating St. Patrick’s Day can be fun, as well as good cultural exposure for your children. So here are some St. Patrick’s Day activities for kids of all ages. If you have younger kids, here are some fun ways to spice […]

The Best DIY Kid Valentines Day Cards You Can Make

Are you looking for creative DIY Valentine’s Day cards that the kids can hand out at school? I have to admit, I do scour Pinterest at this time of year because I feel like this is the one holiday that I might be able to be creative without catastrophe! Our school does not allow candy or […]

Six Easy Ways to Make Valentine’s Day Fun for Kids

Valentine’s Day can be stressful. Commercials for chocolate, jewelry, cards, and dinners can send the holiday into overload (both on your wallet and your blood sugar). If you have kids and want to celebrate the day, but a bit lower-key (and lower budget), there are some things you can do to be fabulously festive for […]

Play Holiday Bingo With This Free Printable for Kids

Playing games is a great holiday activity. However, if you are looking for something particularly festive, play a Holiday Bingo game. Use marshmallows as your pieces for a fun alternative treat. Just download the free printable below. Then print it out, follow the directions and have fun! Need more New Year’s Activities ideas and printables? […]

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, […]

Here are the Unique Toys Your Kids Will Want for Christmas 2020

Despite being a toy fanatic, it is always hard to narrow down all the toys in the market to just a select number of unique toys your kids will want this Christmas and for other upcoming holidays. However, here is my list of top twelve unique toys, games, crafts, and sets your kids will want […]

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 […]

10 Spooktacular Halloween Movies for Kids

Family Friendly Halloween Movies That Are Great For Kids To Watch I love the month of October. The weather is nice, the outdoor activities are great, and there are fun crafts and games to do with the family. One of my favorite things is to watch family friendly Halloween movies. While many Halloween movies are […]

How To Make A Glow Stick Valentine’s Day Card for Kids – Free Printable

Looking for a free valentine printable that is fun too? Then check out this Glow Stick Valentine’s Day Card for your kids to hand out at school or with friends. Buy Glow Sticks in Bulk Buying in bulk on (affiliate) Amazon will be the most bang for your buck – unless you can find them […]

An Easy Simple Valentines Day Box Idea – R2D2

This year, the teacher tasked my son with a project. The project was to make a Valentines Day Box to collect Valentine’s Cards from fellow students at school on Valentine’s Day. What is a Valentine’s Day Box? Doing what modern Moms do, I googled what is a Valentine’s Day box! Then saw clever ideas  – […]

DIY Playdough Recipe

When I was a kid, I got so excited when my Mom made us play dough. We enjoyed playing with it as is, as well as when we got to add color and stylize our own! In honor of World Play-Doh Day, check out some of my favorite Play-Doh Toys from Hasbro. Yet, for those […]

Happy Noon Year! New Years’ Eve Ideas For Kids

Originally published December 30, 2016. Updated December 13, 2020. As parents, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day is not as glamorous, fun, or fabulous as it used to be. However, it can be! Plan some fun with the kids, and bring back the spirit of this holiday with these Happy Noon Year New Years’ […]

My 2016 Holiday Gift Guide is Here

Here is my Holiday Gift Guide 2016 with top toys and other goodies! Just in time for those last minute gifts for the holiday season! However, don’t forget all those birthday gifts that you’ll have to think about in 2017! Stock up now at the great prices and be ready to go at a moments […]

Apple Crafts Using Real Apples

It is apple season and our family always has apple picking on our fall agenda. If you do, then you want to check out this post with apple picking tips! However, once you pick those bushels of apples, what do you do with them all – other than eat them? Make various apple crafts using […]

Tech Gifts for Crafty People

The 2015 holiday season is upon us and one of the toughest gifts I have to shop for, are the gifts for my crafty friends and family. I always like to take it up a notch and give them something to make their crafting unique, and often, that turns to tech. Here are my top […]

Simple DIY Father’s Day Gift

My kids are finally at the age where they are both interested in crafts. So I took them both to a blogging event at Michaels. The Michaels staff set up the event just like their weekly in-store kid craft sessions. In this session, we created a fun picture frame. Of course, my kids, being 2 […]

Holiday Board Games and Crafts for Kids

The holiday can be a perfect time to start new traditions with your kids. Even if it is not with the end goal of traditional, it is a great way to play with the kids on a snowy Saturday afternoon. Here are some fun options, including a new company find called eeBoo! Whether it is […]

DohVinci PlayDoh Sets: Style and Store Vanity

The DohVinci PlayDoh Sets are a fun take on play doh and a glue gun! Brought to you by the makers of Play-Doh, DohVinci PlayDoh design kits let you decorate and personalize your world in so many colorful ways. It’s really easy for almost kids to do! Just use the innovative air-dry design compound (the […]

Football Coloring Sheets for Kids

Here are some fun football coloring sheets for kids from the Patriot website to get the young fans excited for the game (or keep them occupied during the first half.) Just click the image to print out a larger copy. If you want to find more generic football coloring pages, check out this page for […]

Super Bowl Activities, Crafts and Recipes for Kids

The Super Bowl (aka Big Game) can be a fun event to get the kids excited – even if your family members are not big sports fans. Here are some fun Super Bowl Ideas for Kids to make the big game – big fun. Super Bowl Ideas for Kids Make your own Football T-shirt Buy […]

Here Are Easy Activities to Celebrate and Entertain Kids on New Years’ Eve Day!