Family and Kids Activities

For most parents, it is a challenge keeping our children engaged all the time. It is important for kids to participate in activities that stimulate their mental, creative, physical, and social development. It is also suggested that families participate in activities together as much as possible in order to foster better communication and stronger bonds. Check out some of these creative ideas to get your children to take part in arts and crafts, behavioral theater, and other useful activities.

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12 Creative Games for Parties and Playdates

Getting young children to pay attention and play a game is difficult. So, I’ve compiled my favorite games for parties and groups of preschoolers. 

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10 Games I Play to Get My Hyperactive Twin Boys Tired

My twin sons constantly need exercise, or they don’t fall asleep until way too late. Because of this, I’m always having to think of games that go beyond the usual parenting-advice-column fodder for increasing...

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25 Fun Sandwich Bag Drawings

If you’ve got the time, putting a fun drawing on your child’s sandwich bag can make them smile at lunch. 

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12 Picture Puzzles for Smart Toddlers

We want something more for our toddlers to puzzle over than the usual “put cat block into cat hole” fare. 

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10 Preschool Reader Board Books

One of my sons is getting very interested in reading. However, he’s three, so paperback books don’t survive long enough

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Our 12 Favorite Pool Floaties

Nest to a giant hamster wheel, pool activity is the quickest way to tire a kid out.

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12 Classic Outdoor Activities for Kids

There’s barely one month of summer left! If you haven’t gotten outside with your kids, now is the time! 

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12 Breathtaking Photos of Kids Climbing

Climbing is the ultimate energy-burner for hyper kids. 

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The 10 Grossest Board Games for Kids

If your kids like gross stuff, or you just want to marvel at how weird board games are, this list is for you. 

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15 Fun, Nontraditional Beach Balls

Beach balls are a good tool for making sure kids learn in-water exercise. 

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12 DIY Slip ‘n’ Slides

Staying cool all summer can involve a lot of arduous fun. 

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15 Photos of Kids Playing in Nature

This summer, we strongly recommend you get your kids interested in nature. Not because nature is cool, but because it tires them out fast. 

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12 Super-Creative Diaper Cakes

Diaper cakes are sculptures, made from diapers, given as a baby shower present. 

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Our 12 Favorite Board Games for Toddlers

Our family loves board games. It’s not the learning, nor the fun, although those are both appreciated. It’s the sitting-down-and-taking-turns that we love best. 

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12 Pieces of Bathroom Technology for Kids

Our kids are taking an interest in being in the bathroom alone, and not just for potty time.

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