Throwing a Film-Themed Kids Party – Top 3 Movies to Inspire You

With so many great kids’ movies out this year, it’s easy to throw a fabulous themed birthday party. Take a look at this pick of the top three children’s films of 2013, complete with some inventive party ideas to get you started: Monsters University Mike and Sully are back, but this time they’re young, innocent, and even […]

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Make it Monday

My boys love glow sticks and I came across an activity to make glow jars. I thought I would share our trials and errors making these cool glow jars. What you Need: Glass Jars ( I used recycled pasta sauce jars) Glow sticks or glow in the dark paint To Make: There are two different […]

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Fun Fabulous Friday

With this being said, I used to teach preschool and have tons of fun ideas for things to do….for preschoolers. My boys are now 11 and 6 and finding entertainment that suits both of them can be a little bit tricky, especially when you are on a tight budget! Here are a few things that […]

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  Do your kids love bubbles? Both of my boys love bubbles and the oldest one is 11! While the bubble solution that you can buy at the store is great, sometimes it is fun to make your own. The recipe is actually quite simple and it works just as well as the store bought […]

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I love decorating my walls with my kids art work. One of my favorite art projects that we have done was actually really simple and a lot of fun. Here is what you will need: Large poster board, you can use any type, but the thicker ones made out of foam or card board work […]

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Fun Fabulous Friday

  Entertaining your kids can become expensive, especially during the long summer months when they are out of school. However, no matter what age of children that you have there are some cheap and easy ways to keep them entertained. Summer Reading Programs Our library as well as many others across the nation offers a […]

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Make It Monday – Fun Kids Crafts for Summer

The summer is officially here and most schools have let out. As a parent, one of the most difficult things is to try to keep the kids entertained on a day to day basis. Here are some ideas for some cheap and fun crafts to do with your kids this summer. Fairy Pots This is […]

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Make it Monday: Fun Fall Crafts for Kids

Here are a few fun fall crafts to make with your kids during the cooler days of fall. Apple Print Paintings If you kids are anything like mine they love to paint. This craft is quite simple as all you will need is some paint (tempera works best), some apples, and some paper. Instead of […]

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Fun Family Activities for Fall

Fall is just around the corner and with it comes cooler weather and gorgeous scenery. This is the perfect time to take your family outdoors to enjoy the wonderful season that is fall. Here are a few fun family activities that you may enjoy. Leaf Rubbings Go outside and gather some leaves and bring them […]

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Summer Craft Ideas

Keep the Kids Occupied this Summer with these Fun Summer Craft Ideas! When summer rolls around, it doesn’t take long before the kids run out of things to do. This is especially true when the temperatures hit the triple digits, as even the swimming pool can take a backseat to an air conditioned house. For […]

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