Category: Family Projects

Dec 12

During the Holidays: Teach Your Kids How To Bake Safely

Besides taste-testing baked goods and treats during the busy holiday baking season, children also love to get their hands dirty and participate in the baking and cookie making process. Whether it’s helping mom frost her latest batch of red velvet cupcakes for her work holiday party or learning the family recipe for candy cane squares …

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Jul 18

Summer Science Education – 5 Tips For Parents to Promote Science With Their Children

Summer is on the way and school is almost over. How do we keep our children interested in science during these warm months when learning is the last thing on their mind? Stock up on Educational Toys. Educational toys are a great way to keep children learning all summer long. Rock and mineral kits, butterfly …

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Jul 09

Fairy Tea Party Planning, Ideas, Recipes, and Games

Fairy tea parties are fun for the young & the young at heart. Little girls love tea parties and adding fairies to your theme makes them all the more delightful. ~ INVITATIONS ~ Let your creativity flow for invitations. You can add scrapbooking embellishments, glitter or sequins to computer printed invitations, or create your own …

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Mar 07

Essential Tips for Building a Soapbox Car with Your Kids

Looking for an entertaining and educational project you can do with your kids? Ever heard of a soapbox derby? Back in the day, soapbox derbies were a popular activity among adolescents. The actual soapbox cars were typically made from apple crates and roller-skate wheels. With good construction and the help of gravity, soapbox cars can …

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Feb 07

Valentine’s Day Activity Ideas For Kids

The origins of Valentine’s Day may be steeped in mystery, but by now, it has become one of the most commercial days of the year. In fact, after Christmas, there are more cards for Valentine’s Day than for any other. Like it or not, it’s unavoidable, and sooner or later your kids are going to …

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Oct 25

Teaching Kids About Bees – Fun Tips and Ideas

A lot of kids find bees fascinating and frightening at the same time. Because bees have the ability to sting, most kids have a healthy respect for these interesting insects. It’s important to teach kids about bees so they can appreciate them, and also so they won’t be afraid of them. Since children are naturally …

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Oct 23

Got Fright? Kids’ Halloween Party Ideas

Looking for a fun – and safe – way to celebrate Halloween with your children? Try throwing a Halloween party, loaded with lots of fun games! There’s no better way to celebrate Halloween than throwing a party for your children and their friends! But how will you keep them busy? Try some of these classic …

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Oct 12

Feeling Overwhelmed With Household Cleaning Tasks? Get The Family Involved!

In this day and age, we all lead very busy lives. As a mother and a wife, my typical day starts with breakfast, getting the kids ready for school, then it’s off to work only to return home 8 hours later completely exhausted. Who has time to clean? When the weekend finally rolls around, I …

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Sep 01

Fun With Science: Moving Pepper

This is a very simple science experiment that can be done with children as young as 2. Basically, if they can sit still and be amazed, then they can enjoy this experiment. Before you begin any science experiment, whether you do it at home or in a classroom, you should really take the time to …

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Nov 15

Little hands inspire creative kitchens: How to encourage kids to cook

(BPT) – The kitchen is known as the heart of the home, a central place where families gather to relax, work, share stories and most importantly – cook meals together. By teaching your kids how to help in the kitchen from meal prep to cleanup, you’re also helping them understand how to prepare healthy meals …

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