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25 Best Children's Books Made into Movies

A list of favorite children's books made into movies -- perfect for family movie nights! One of the resources we have on the website is a master list of kids books that have been made into movies --  more than 100 titles! I've often ...
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2018 Free Summer Movies, Camps & Programs for Kids

2018 Free Summer Movies, Camps & Programs for Kids

Check out these FREE & frugal Summer movies, programs & workshops for kids where you'll find lots of frugal ways to entertain your kids this summer! Summer is coming and kids are looking for fun things to do -- and us parents are ho...
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10 Documentaries & Animated Movies for Earth Day

10 Documentaries & Animated Movies for Earth Day

These 10 animated movies, feature films & documentaries for families, children & the classroom are perfect for Earth Day or teaching kids about environmental themes and issues!Our kids were born into a world of endangered animals an...
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23 Must See Movies Before Your Visit to Walt Disney World

Put a few of these must-see movies on your Disney Watch list for family movie night before your next trip to Disney World!Is a visit to Walt Disney World in your future? Lucky you! My parents have retired in Florida so we have bee...
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Using Math to Create the Star Wars Galaxy {with free printable!}

Using Math to Create the Star Wars Galaxy {with free printable!}

With May the Fourth (be with you!) coming next week, we're teaming up with some geeky blogging friends to share Star Wars activities for everyone!In addition to being Star Wars fans, we also love cool STEM activities that are related to our...
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New Kids Movies in Theaters for 2016

We are not much of a TV watching family but when it comes to new movies, we love going to the theater together! I think the kids get more excited about the previews for upcoming movies than they do the actually film sometimes ;) So if you...
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Tips for Helping Kids Meet New Friends

Do you know how every kid has some special talent -- a skill that just makes you go "Wow!  Where did they learn that?!"  It's that thing about your child that impresses you, makes you proud and causes you to stop and think how it...
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Non-scary Pirate Books & Movies for Kids

Did you know September 19th is International Talk like a Pirate Day?  Aarrghhh! The perfect day to have some fun searching for hidden 'treasure', playing dress-up, reading a few good books and even enjoying a family movie together. ...
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20 STEM Activities Inspired by Kids Movies

I know a lot of families (including ours!) enjoy seeing some of the new kids movies that come to theaters.And family movie nights are a perfect time to watch some of the classic kids flicks that we may have missed seeing at the thater durin...
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10 Terrific Road Trip Movies for Kids

Awesome road trip movies for kids that are perfect for long car rides or family movie night!Today we are combining two of our favorite summer activities -- movie time and road trip adventures -- in the last post of our Summer Movies for Kid...
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12 Inspiring Science Movies for Kids

Movies about science & inventors is the focus of this week's Summer Movie Series for Kids!There are a number of wonderful films that will inspire children to tinker and create new things -- kids always come up with the most amazing idea...
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9 Totally NOT Boring History Movies for Kids

Inspire kids to learn about the past with these great history movies that are perfect to us in the classroom or at home!Welcome back to the 2nd part of our Summer Movies for Kids series!Last week, we featured outstanding kids books that wer...
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Make Your Own Tinker Box & Build Robots {STEM Project for Kids}

My kids love to learn how things work! You will frequently find them taking things apart or weilding a screwdriver to help Dad with projects around the house. And yes, we have had our own share of mishaps as a result of their explorations...
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New Kids Movies in Theaters for 2014

  Does your family enjoy going to the movies? We are big fans especially of family movies that we can all see together.  So we always like to look ahead and see what new movies are coming soon - you know, check out the trailers,...
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A Percy Jackson and the Greek Gods Birthday Party

My daughter is a HUGE fan of the Percy Jackson books.  She began reading them two years ago and has continued to be fascinated with Greek Gods and mythology ever since.  So for her 10th birthday party, she wanted to plan a Percy ...
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