• Valentine’s Day Holiday Information

    Welcome to Amoré on the Net a celebration of Valentine's Day When is Valentine's Day? "LVE!" Happy Valentine's Day! Holidays on the Net is delighted to invite you to join our amorous celebration of the year's most romantic holiday. Get yourself in the Valentine's Day mood by checking out our articles on everything from the origin of Valentine's Day to Valentine's Day celebrations around the world. We even feature China's unique love celebration, in which the Chinese girls spend the evening preparing a feast of fruits and praying for true love. If you like to indulge in a Valentine's Day feast, think chocolate: Creamy,...

World Oceans Day Sea-Themed Art Activities

June 8th marks World Oceans Day. What better way to celebrate this day with your family than to take your kids to see the sea? But if you can’t, don’t worry about splurging in a pricey trip to the beach. You can still take part in this special day, without actually going to the ocean. How? With an at-home activity – or a few! Check out these sea-themed ideas for celebrating World Oceans Day! Sea Slime Slime is all the rage with kids now. Combine half a cup of clear school glue with the same quantity *half a cup) of...

3 Shavuot Activities for Kids

The Jewish holiday Shavuot celebrates the harvest season and the receiving of the Torah. Yeah, that’s kind of heavy for a young child to understand. But, it’s still completely possible to help your child learn about this holiday. How? Check out these easy activities that your child can try as she celebrates Shavuot. Flower Power One of the traditions on this holiday is to decorate the home with flowers. You can go out to your garden or the local flower shop and get the real deal. If this is your floral choice, let your child plan a decorating scheme. Have...

Memorial Day Dessert Recipes

With Memorial Day coming up you may be looking for a few holiday-themed treats. Don’t stress about spending the day stuck in the kitchen. These sweets are easy enough for even a novice cook to make. Get the whole family in on the action, and have the kids help you out. Younger children can measure and mix or line up ingredients, while older kids can take on a bigger role. Patriotic Cookies Use either your favorite sugar cookie recipe or grab a box of ready-made mix. Roll out the dough and use a star-shaped cookie cutter to create a holiday...

National Maritime Day Kids’ Ocean Art

Celebrating National Maritime Day with young children is a fun way to introduce preschoolers (and even toddlers) to the wonderful world of sea-going crafts. This is an easy (and artsy) activity to help your child engage her imagination, while learning about the ocean and crafts that move on it. Your child can create her own ocean, and then stock it with all kinds of boats. She can pretend that she’s the captain of a ship, and go for a ride on her DIY craft ocean. Materials: Cardboard – reuse the side of an old cardboard box Blue tissue paper Clear-drying...

International Day for Biological Diversity Activities for Kids

May 22nd marks International Day for Biological Diversity. Created to bring awareness to biodiversity issues, this day provides the perfect opportunity to help your child learn about the world around her. What can you do at home to celebrate Biological Diversity Day? Habitat Diorama Turn a shoe box into any habitat your child wants. Try a snow-filled Arctic tundra, a desert, a grassy savannah or the ocean. Paint the inside of the box with temperas, creating a background. Add plants and animals with paper and modeling clay. Make several different habitats to help your child see the diversity that the...

Memorial Day Glitter Crafts for Kids

Celebrate Memorial Day with a fun-filled kids’ craft. Get creative, show some sparkle and with a glitter activity. Start with red, white (use either opal or silver) and blue glitter. And, go from there. Check out these artsy ideas that your creative kiddos will get a kick out of. Your family can try one or do all of these red, white and blue Memorial Day projects. Glitter Flag Make the stars and stripes shine – literally. Your child can draw the outline of flag on a piece of cardboard. Reuse the front of an old cereal box, and cut it...

World Day for Cultural Diversity Kids’ Activities

Celebrating World Day for Cultural Diversity means, well – celebrating an array of cultures. This is the perfect opportunity for your child to explore the world and what different cultures have to offer. Observed on May 21st annually, this day gives everyone the chance to discover how other people around the world live. So what can you do to help your child celebrate World Day for Cultural Diversity? Check out these kid-friendly ideas! Cultural Cuisine Ideally, you could go to a cultural food fair to celebrate this special day. If that’s just not possible (in other words, there isn’t one...

5 Mother’s Day Coupon Book Ideas

Ah, the Mother’s Day coupon book. It’s an old school favorite. It’s easy, it’s fun and mom will totally appreciate it. Your crafty kiddo can get as creative as she wants, designing this DIY gift for mom on her special day. What can your child include? Brainstorm ideas and check out these kids’ coupon book activity ideas! Spa Day Make mom a coupon for an at-home spa day. This can include a homemade facial scrub, a manicure or a make-up session with the kids. No Dish Week Mom isn’t fond of doing the dishes after dinner. So, don’t let her....

Mother’s Day DIY Day Spa Ideas

Mom’s special day should equal relaxation, rest and fun! It’s Mother’s Day, and you want to help the kids do something that goes beyond a painted macaroni necklace. Not that mom won’t appreciate a piece of kid-created jewelry, but she might include a spa day at home even more. What can the kids do to give mom an afternoon of beauty and pampering. You can help the kids to mix up a facial scrub or mask with a few everyday items that you probably already have in the kitchen. Chocolate Sugar Scrub Mix a tablespoon of coco powder (the stuff...

Cinco de Mayo Party Recipes

Happy Cinco de Mayo! You’ve decided to throw a last minute party. The kids have helped with the decorations, but you still have a menu to plan. Yikes! Don’t stress. You can create a family-friendly buffet of treats. Instead of staying in the kitchen yourself, ask your kids to help you out. Younger children can measure and mix, while tweens and teens take on more central roles in the cooking process. Of course, always closely supervise your child in the kitchen. Before ordering out for your party, check out these Cinco de Mayo recipe ideas! Quick Quesadilla This easy dish...