A Secret Club for Kids -- Activities to Help Siblings Get Along

Try this creative idea fOne summer, our kids decided they wanted to start their own club.A secret club."One that only has kids allowed Mom -- you can't come in, okay?"It's one of those times as a parent when you're excited for the creativit...
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Awesome Travel Journal Ideas for Kids {with free printables!}

Use these travel journal ideas to help your kids document their trip!Summer travel is the perfect opportunity to inspire the kids to do some writing.I think downtime during the summer months is really important for kids but I've also seen w...
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How to Start a Mother Daughter Book Club

Tips & book recommendations for starting a Mother/Daughter book club!As much as I love read aloud sessions with my kids , I also know that I can’t read to them forever – although I’ll certain keep trying ;)As kids get older, the ...
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Getting Kids Ready for a Sleep-over: What to Pack in Your Overnight Bag

When my son had his first overnight at a friend’s house, the phone rang at 10 pm."Mom? I forgot my inhaler"."No problem", I told him, "I’ll run it over".Good thing he was right next door :)So I hop over to the neighbors where I’m gree...
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How Your Kids Can Help with Spring Cleaning {free printable list!}

I am one of those parents who believes that kids NEED to learn how to do age-appropriate chores while they grow up.And not just those "pick up after yourself" kind of jobs -- but the BIG, heavy, put-some-elbow-grease-into-it kind of work....
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100+ Free Online Games & Book Activities

I love getting kids excited about books!  Sometimes it's not as easy as just handing them a book though. Getting kids into books isn't just about reading -- it's also about making the story interactive. And there are quite a few chi...
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17 Creative (& FREE) Printable Valentine Cards

Creative & free printable Valentine Cards that kids will love! In our house, we really don't do cute. Creative, yes ... Corny, oh yea ... Geeky, totally! But not so much with the cute. So Valentine's Day can be a bit of a challenge. Lik...
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40 Free Pretend Play Printables

Kids will love these pretend play printables - police, doctor, detective, scientist, architect, zookeeper and more!Do you have kids who LOVE to pretend?One day, they're a zoo keeper and the next day, playing school with friends -- pretend p...
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Groups of Animals: Science Printables for Kids

We always seem to have great animal encounters on our outings & vacations.  And not just ONE animal.  Nope -- we seem to see large groups of animals.  A few years ago, we saw moose and big horn sheep on a trip to the Ro...
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50+ FREE Scavenger Hunts for Kids {w/free printables}

50+ FREE Scavenger Hunts for Kids {w/free printables}

A list of more than 50 free printable scavenger hunts for kids that can be used all year long -- great activities for indoor & outdoor fun! You might think it's because they can be a great learning opportunity which is true -- kids hon...
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Halloween Countdown Calendar {free printable!}

How many days until Halloween?  This Halloween Countdown Calendar is the perfect way for your kids to track the days 'til trick or treats!I looked at the calendar today and realized that October begins next week.Yikes!Because as soon a...
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55+ Free Fall Printables for Kids: Games, Crafts & Activities

Enjoy these free Fall printable activities for kids that are perfect for extra learning, group games or as a quick outdoor adventure!I love to get out and enjoy the Fall season but it can sure get busy during this time of year. In orde...
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A Very Vintage Back to School

There's something nostalgic about back to school time. I think it's because we all remember getting ready for a new school year -- .... saving those new shoes for the very first day so they'd be all shiny (at least until recess) .... gettin...
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Sink or Float Experiment: Physics for Kids

Sink or Float Experiment: Physics for Kids

Kids will LOVE this easy sink or float science experiment that doubles as a great outdoor activity!Welcome back to our Summer Science series hosted by Edventures with Kids and Inspiration Laboratories! So far, we've covered --biology {...
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Create Your Own Nature Journal for Kids {with free printable outdoor activities!}

Create a DIY Nature Journal with free printable activities!Lately, I've discovered some really amazing nature printables and worksheets this year for our nature journal activities!  Really super awesome stuff! But you know how it ...
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