All Blog Posts Tagged 'fun' (187)

Your kid won't eat healthy food? Here is an idea :-)

Have them cook with you :-)

If you make it fun to participate in making the meals, they will look at the food differently... AND as a bonus, they might LIKE cooking and keep on helping :-) I have an 11 year old and he LOVES to cook.…

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Added by Dorte Damgaard Sejthen on June 24, 2015 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

10 Reasons You Should Take Your Kids to an Amusement Park This Summer

           When weighing the pros and cons of yet another costly summer activity, we as adults tend to focus on the mature things. How much is this gonna cost? Can I get the time off work? Is it educational for the kids? Will this provide too much structure, not enough structure, build relationships, promote independence, increase physical exercise, allow for creativity, encourage teamwork, stimulate without over-stimulating, etc., etc., etc.

            But, what if we…

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Added by Shivonne Keiser Costa on June 15, 2015 at 9:32pm — 1 Comment

Five Outdoor Winter Activities for Kids and Families

 

 

“I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says "Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again.”…

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Added by Rudey's Room on March 5, 2015 at 6:54am — No Comments

20 Unique and Affordable Valentine's Day Date Ideas for Adults w/ LINK UP!!

1. Have a picnic. Is it too cold outside? Just lay a blanket out on the living room floor.

2. Have a classic romance movie marathon on Netflix.…
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Added by Hollie Ramsey on January 26, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Throw A Kids Birthday Party That Offers More Than Just Fun!

We all want the best for our children. No matter how old they are, parents are constantly striving to give them the world and make their dreams come true. This is especially true when it comes to birthdays. It can be stressful trying to organize and arrange the ‘perfect’ day, especially with busy schedules and non-stop bills. If you are looking for a terrific kids birthday party idea, keep reading to discover a fantastic option…

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Added by Angela Smith on December 8, 2014 at 6:59am — No Comments

Having a second childhood

I had a fantastic childhood (thanks, Mom!). Even when my memories fail me, I have lots of pictures to look back on: Christmases full of presents, parties with lots of friends, family vacations to new and unusual places. (And caves...what was it with having children visit caves as part of a vacation? But I…

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Added by Lauren Markman on November 28, 2014 at 6:25am — No Comments

Toilet Paper Roll Monsters

You Need:

  • Toilet paper rolls
  • Tempera paint
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Googly eyes
  • Tissue paper
  • School glue 
  • Shish kabob skewer (or something similar to make holes in the toilet paper…
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Added by Tiffany Miranda on November 4, 2014 at 3:51pm — No Comments

Ice Cream Playdough

The Graceless Mommy Grind

 I originally found the recipe for Ice playdough at Smart School House. There they have the exact recipe of how…

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Added by Tiffany Miranda on October 30, 2014 at 1:34pm — 1 Comment

Cooking Should Be Fun...Breaking Bad Parody Cookbook

The book is full of real life, really good recipes, but it's also really funny. If you loved the tv show Breaking Bad you'll catch a lot of the hidden jokes, starting with the book trailer,which cracked me up!

http://youtu.be/ADD4puRNt0I

Added by Sheila English on October 27, 2014 at 5:17pm — No Comments

Want to Have Fun – Create A Family Game

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You can find serenity in learning that it can be really fun to create a family game.  In most areas around the country, the new school year has either started or is about to start. At the same time, many families enjoyed the closeness and fun of the bonding and fun of summer vacation. One way to keep the fun going throughout the school year is to create a family game.

The great thing about a family game is that you do…

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Added by Janeane Davis on August 28, 2014 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Something Special to Share With The Kids On the Last Night of Summer Holidays

Well, the last night of summer is fast approaching, and I’m feeling sentimental about the end of another summer with my kids.  While I was thinking about all this last week, I got an idea that I am happy to share with all of you.  This little idea is not based on a family tradition, but is a new idea that I will be trying in my home on the last night of summer.  I thought you might like it too!

So, when my three children crawl into bed on that last exciting night before starting a new…

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Added by Karen Peterson on August 28, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Summer Fun as a Family

The taste of ice cold lemonade, the feeling of the cool grass between your toes, the sounds of children laughing, the smell of sunscreen and chlorine, and seeing your neighbors in their yards… ahh, summer time is finally here! It doesn’t matter your age or what your work schedule looks like, this time of year seems to bring out the fun in most of us. For our kids it is the break they have been looking forward to since New Year. For adults, it reminds us of our own youth and how carefree we…

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Added by Stacy Hladek on July 8, 2014 at 4:32pm — No Comments

I don't really do normal, and that's OK

Last week, one of my coworkers asked me what our plans were for the Fourth of July weekend. And it threw me a bit off guard. You see, I have ways to celebrate Christmas Eve and birthdays and other…

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Added by Lauren Markman on July 2, 2014 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

Accessorizing the slubby mummy

Whenever I dropped my son off at his old school, I'd see another mother with a wardrobe problem. She'd often be dressed in pajama pants, over-sized t-shirts and flip-flops.



I used to see this mother and sigh. What message does this mother send to her children with the way she dresses in public?…

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Added by Lauren Markman on June 20, 2014 at 6:33am — No Comments

Bored already? Summer break just began!

School's over for my kids and with today being the first Monday of the break, it's evident that they're bored already! Around 11am, my youngest child asked me if he can go to school. LOL…



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Added by Ronda on June 9, 2014 at 10:40pm — No Comments

Fun Ideas for Celebrating Mother’s Day

Nothing quite compares to the unconditional love a mom has for her children, so we encourage you to spend a little extra time this week thinking about the best way to show her how much you care. Because it can be challenging to find the perfect way to tell our moms just how much they mean to us,…

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Added by Paige White on May 7, 2014 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Hippity Hippity Hop...

The Easter is almost here! If you are (just like I am!) tired of just dying eggs and by thus complete every fun concerning Easter - here are some interesting and funny crafts! Great ideas on how to make an unforgettable Easter for the kids: http://www.billylids.com.au/blog/item/11-hippity-hippity-hop-easy-easter-crafts-for-kids.html

If you have more ideas - share them in…

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Added by Mary Stedul on April 7, 2014 at 2:39am — No Comments

10 Fun Ways to Teach Children How to Identify Different Animals

Last September when I was out shopping for preschool materials for my youngest son, I picked up some animal flash cards. He was already learning about animals and the different sounds that they make at daycare when we decided to pull him out. If you are just starting a home preschool or teaching your child at home, you should add…

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Added by Christy Garrett on March 14, 2014 at 7:45pm — No Comments

20 Fun Ways to Teach Children Their Colors

Did you know that you can teach your child how to sort by color without spending a ton of money?  Look around your house and you can easily find a wide variety of items that you can use to teach your child their colors.  For example you can use cereal, gummy bears, articles of clothing, blocks, construction paper, and a variety of other object around…

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Added by Christy Garrett on March 4, 2014 at 7:02pm — No Comments

#ASKAWAYFriday with Beth from Structured in an Unstructured Life

I started participating in #ASKAWAYFriday and I have enjoyed it. I love connecting with other bloggers and learning more about them. I wanted to participate in this blog hop because I don’t always share a ton of information about myself. I thought #ASKAWAYFriday was the perfect way for everyone to get to know me on a personal basis. For those who don’t know what #ASKAWAYFriday is, you exchange a set of 10 questions for another blogger to answer. Below are 10 questions that Beth asked me and…

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Added by Christy Garrett on February 17, 2014 at 8:16pm — No Comments

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