• 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,...

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...

World Migratory Bird Day Kids’ Activities

In 2006 World Migratory Bird Day was founded to bring awareness of and to protect our feathered friends. Celebrated on the second weekend of May each year (in 135 different countries), this is the perfect time to introduce your young child to avian migration. Along with organized events and bird festivals, you can try a few at-home bird-themed activities. Migration Map Where do birds migrate to? Help your child to understand the great distances that migratory species travel by creating your own map. You can either mark a real map or have your child draw her own. Pick a specific...

4 Fun Mother’s Day Pancake Ideas

What better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than with breakfast in bed? And, what’s mom’s breakfast of choice? Pancakes! This is a special day. And, that means mom deserves more than the same ol’ pancakes. Spice up her typical breakfast, and check out these Mother’s Day pancake options! Fun with Fruit Mix mom’s favorite fruit into the pancake batter and cook up a festive treat. Blueberries, raspberries, peach slices and strawberries all work well in pancakes. Add to the sweet effect and top the breakfast dish with other types of fruit and a dab of whipped cream. Sundae Sunday Celebrate...

Kids’ Activities to Celebrate Administrative Professionals Day

The Wednesday of the last full week of April marks Administrative Professionals Day. How can your child help the administrative pro in their life (whether it’s mom, dad, a family friend or a parent’s administrative assistant) celebrate this special day? Check out these easy Administrative Professionals Day crafts and activities for kids to try out! Crafty Card Go simple and fold a piece of construction paper in half, and then let your little one draw a picture on it. Or, up the creativity factor and try a torn paper collage or a painted portrait. Your child can paint a mini...