Kids Activities

35 Ideas for an American Girl Doll Themed Birthday Party

Our daughter, Leah, received her first American Girl doll for her 7th birthday last summer! She loves it so much! So I thought it might be fun to have an American Girl themed birthday party this year! Pinterest is a great go-to source for inspiration! Here are 35 ideas, including food, decorations, activities, gift ideas and […] Read more…

27 Christ-Centered Easter Activities for Kids and Families

With Easter/Resurrection Sunday quickly approaching, I thought I’d share some Christ-Centered Easter activities for kids and whole families! We have done a few of these activities, and honestly I tend to be very simple at this time of year. My husband is a pastor and so this Lenten and Easter season are a busy one for […] Read more…

14 Non candy Valentines for kids!

14 Non Candy Valentines for Kids!

Looking for some creative Valentines that aren’t candy-focused? Here are 14 fresh, clever ideas to make your child’s Valentine’s Day extra special, without the sugar rush! Click HERE to read all of the ideas (with photos!) over at Motherhood on a Dime! Read more…

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Activities for Little Ones

My three year old son Jude LOVES Daniel Tiger. He can often be found jumping around the house with a blanket around his shoulders yelling, “I’m Super Daniel!!”. He’s also taken to renaming our family–his older brother is Prince Wednesday, his older sister is the neighbor Katerina and his baby sister is now known as […] Read more…

How to Make a Tornado {Kids Science Experiment}

Stuck in the house on a rainy day? Making this fun “tornado” is basically free and makes a good little science lesson! I did this with my children almost three years ago but they’ve had fun doing it several times since! What You Need: 2 two-liter pop bottles Duct tape Water Glitter (optional) What to […] Read more…

How You Can Use Netflix On Vacation!

Anyone else excited now that summer is here? Woo hoo! We are so pumped about the warm days, swim time, bike rides and vacation!  Did you know that you can take Netflix with you on vacation? Not only can you use it at the hotel or grandma’s house, but you can also have it in […] Read more…

Charlotte’s Web Activity Ideas {and a Great Movie!}

Try these 10 great Charlotte’s Web activities with your toddlers and preschoolers!  This month we decided to watch Charlotte’s Web together as a family! My 7 year old son had already read the classic book by E. B. White and so we decided to check out the movie! We watched the 2006 version with Dakota […] Read more…

The "Skittles Vacuum" Party Game!

A few days ago, my daughter celebrated her 5th birthday! With that came a party with some friends which of course needed some party games! We found a neat game on a magazine page that I’d ripped out some time ago that is semi-challenging but mostly just fun. I call it the Skittles Vacuum Game! Read […] Read more…

Top 10 websites for free kids educational printables

Top 10 Websites for Free Kids Educational Printables

Are your kids complaining of boredom and you need something quick and easy to occupy them? Are you preparing for your next homeschool year? Or maybe you want printables that you can use while traveling on family vacation! I wanted to share with you my top 10 websites for free kids’ learning and educational printables. These cover a wide […] Read more…

How to Make Sidewalk Chalk Stencils for Frugal Summer Fun!

Last year, my daughter received a HUGE box of sidewalk chalk for her birthday! It’s become one of our favorite things to use when it’s nice enough to be outdoors. We’ve made chalk streets, painted with it and just used it to draw lots of pretty pictures! Recently I took a step up and made some sidewalk chalk “stencils” with my 7 […] Read more…

35 Frugal, Fun and Simple Summer Activities for Kids

This summer I have every intention of doing some of the fun activities I’ve been pinning and bookmarking on my computer for the last couple of years. I must admit that because I’m not the most creative mom, I don’t always follow through with my grand plans for a boatload of activities. Here are 35 […] Read more…

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