Category Archives: Bonding Activities

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Why Art and Creativity Are Important For Your Growing Child

If you’re a parent to a preschooler, you probably understand that nothing they draw is planned. That is until you ask them what they’re drawing, they probably haven’t put much thought of it. Your little kid is a master of the moment, they love to do and create in the exact moment their in. The best th ...

5 Fun Ways Kids Move

Our kids today are overweight now more than ever, and here are some games that make “getting up and moving” fun. ...
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Melted Crayon Projects

This summer may include some time at the beach. One of the things most kids love to do is pick up shells and rocks and take them home. After a while our home begins to resemble a junk shop, so we came up with some cool things to do with those rocks and shells. Melted Crayon Sea Shells I know – the dar ...
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10 Classic Children’s Books You Should Be Reading to Your Kids

While every year the websites and libraries are filled with new children’s books, there are some classic children’s books that seem to live forever. I am always amazed when I see books I remember from my own childhood staring back at me on the kid’s shelf at the library. While it may ...

3 Great Kids Pet Books

Kids and pets, for many families the two ideas just seem to go together. If your family is just thinking now about adding a pet to the family, you might want to consider these kids pet books. If they already have a pet they adore, all the more reason to love these books. From Dr. Seuss’s fun boo ...

4 Indoor Activities To Beat The Heat

Planning fun activities for toddlers might sound fun, but thinking of what those ideas would be, might be the hard part. Toddlers are at a tough age because they often want to put things in their mouth and most toddlers have a hard time with directions or maintaining the attention span to do most acti ...
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Family Gardening Tips For Growing Green Thumbs

Family Gardening Tips For Growing Green Thumbs Some of us were lucky enough to have grown up where family gardening was a given. Around our house the yard and back deck was filled with flowers, veggies and herbs of every description. Best of all, each kid in our big household had a daily chore connect ...
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8 Must-Have Spring Essentials For Your Kids!

8 Must-Have Spring Essentials For Your Kids! The weather has finally warmed up and you and your whole family are in a better mood because of it.  Here’s a list of spring essentials for your kids to get them out and active. Spring Essentials: DIY Raincoat If you’re looking for a raincoat for your ...

3 Clever Ways To Reuse Your Valentine’s Day Leftovers

It’s that time of year again; heart shaped boxes of chocolate, flower bouquets, romantic cards slipped to that special someone. Unfortunately, lots of the leftovers end up in the trash. Whether you’re preparing for this Valentine’s Day or are looking for some fun ways to recycle this ...

DIY: 3 Lovely Valentine’s Day Crafts

Along with Valentine’s Day, comes a wide array of fun craft ideas for parents to enjoy creating with their children. Arts and crafts can be fun, messy, and the perfect occasion to bond with your child. So grab your supplies and get creative with your kids with these 3 Valentine craft ideas. The ...