New Year’s Eve Bingo

New Year’s Eve Bingo

Activity for ages 3 and up. New Year's Eve is just around the corner so it's time to start pulling together some kids' activities for the big countdown. This free New Year's Eve Bingo game is easy to prep and fun to play. It's the perfect compliment to our...

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New Year’s Eve Countdown Coloring Sheet

New Year’s Eve Countdown Coloring Sheet

Activity for ages 3 and older. My kids have been OB-sessed with their Christmas advent calendars. To keep their countdown fever going, I put together this simple New Year's Eve countdown coloring sheet for them. It's a no-prep, fun way to ring...

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24 Soothing Calm Down Jars

24 Soothing Calm Down Jars

Calm down jars offer a quick way to refocus kids and help them manage difficult emotions. It's hard to keep feeling angry or upset when there is such a mesmerizing bottle in your hands! These calm down jars include more than just glitter, and offer nearly endless...

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Simple Tantrum Busters

Simple Tantrum Busters

Tantrums. With three kids under the age of seven, we’ve had more of them than I can count. In the checkout aisle at the grocery store. On the floor of our local pancake restaurant. And – one of the most stressful for me to manage – in the airplane sitting just a few...

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Editable Name Games

Editable Name Games

Activities for ages 3 to 5. For most children, the most important words they'll ever learn to read and write are their names. That's why names are the perfect word to teach them first. These 10 editable name games make learning fun for kids and easy for grown ups....

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Family Word Puzzles

Family Word Puzzles

I'm always on the hunt for simple prep, motivating learning activities for kids. That's our thing, after all! So I couldn't wait to get my hands on The Educators' Spin on It's new book, 100 Fun & Easy Learning Activities for Kids. And I'm excited to...

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The Busy Mom’s Trick to Staying Fashionable

The Busy Mom’s Trick to Staying Fashionable

Taking my three young kids clothing shopping rarely has a good result. I almost always end up buying something that doesn't fit or doesn't match my style or is just plain hideous because I was rushing to get out of the changing room before my toddler crawled into...

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15 Non-Candy Easter Basket Stuffers

15 Non-Candy Easter Basket Stuffers

Do you love Easter but loathe the post-egg hunt sugar crash too?! Every year at about this time, I start brainstorming non-candy Easter basket stuffers. I'm all for festively colored sweet treats {Cadbury Cream eggs are my absolute fave!} but I also like the fun to...

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Signs Your Child May Be Gifted

Signs Your Child May Be Gifted

Have you ever wondered whether your child's smarts are signs of giftedness? The National Association for Gifted Children reports that more than 3 million children in the United States are in fact gifted - demonstrating an ability to reason or learn...

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Action Dice

Action Dice

Activity for ages 2 to 6. Action dice are such a fun rainy day activity or brain break idea! Use these free action dice to get out some serious wiggles. Preschoolers and kindergarteners will love rolling the cubes and seeing what animal action they'll...

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