• 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,...

4 Fun Easter Egg Hunt Ideas

The annual Easter egg hunt is a major hit with your kids. But, they’re getting tired of the same old search and seek game. This year, step up your holiday egg hunt and get creative with it. Check out these ideas for turning the Easter tradition into an awesomely imaginative fun time! The Golden Egg Even though you’re hiding dozens of brightly-colored eggs, only one of them is gold. And, it’s this golden egg that has the best treasure! Cover one plastic Easter egg in gold foil or use gold glitter to decorate the outside. Hide something extra special inside,...

Easter Bunny Print Kids’ Art

Get ready for Easter with a cute bunny themed kids’ art activity. Your child can get crafty and paint her own ‘bunny tracks’. This is an easy project for kids of all ages to try. Your preschooler will get a kick out of making cute little tracks, while your older child gets more detailed. You can even create a holiday game, positioning the bunny tracks around the house (cut them out). The tracks can lead up to your child’s Easter basket, making it more fun to find. Materials: Construction paper Tempera paint Optional: Cotton balls How-to Steps: Pour the paint...

Easter Jelly Bean Jewelry

Get creative this Easter, and make jelly bean jewelry. Chances are that you have plenty of these sweet treats hanging around during this spring holiday. This is a fun project to do leading up to Easter or a way to use up all of those ‘beans’ after the holiday is over. If you have a ridiculous amount of the candy in your house, making jewelry out of it is one way to use it up – without eating it all. This craft activity is a creative way to celebrate with older children, tweens and teens. They can DIY their own...

Celebrate World Meteorological Day

March 23rd marks World Meteorological Day. Celebrate this weather-themed day with a few fun activities that your kids can try out. From pretend play to science, you can help your little learner understand what meteorology is and why it’s so important to all of us. Meteorologist Role Play Your child watches the weather person on TV almost every morning (when you do). But, does she know that the television personality is actually a scientist too? Talk about meteorologists, both on TV and those who work in other places. Read about these scientists and then have your child pretend play the...

St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow: Explore Science and Art

Are you looking for ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with your child? There are plenty! If your kiddo is into science and art, you can combine the two into one holiday-themed activity. A rainbow that leads to the leprechaun’s pot of gold is a well-known St. Patrick’s Day symbol. Instead of just drawing or coloring a rainbow of colors, create a fizzing paint that helps your little learner to explore chemistry, colors and much, much more! Ingredients: Food coloring Baking soda (note: baking soda, and not baking powder) White vinegar A paintbrush White card stock paper A muffin tin...

Kids’ Activities for World Poetry Day

March 21st marks World Poetry Day. How can you celebrate this special day with your child? The obvious way is by reading poetry. But, that’s not the only kids’ activity that you can try out on World Poetry Day. Check out these imaginative, playful and fun ideas that all support early literacy! Act It Out Instead of just reading poetry, put it into a fully dramatic pretend play. Pick a kid-friendly poem that your child adores. Choose roles, make costumes (use that old stash of Halloween costumes or go through your child’s dress-up bin), craft props and even make artsy...

5 St. Patrick’s Day Books for Children

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a family-friendly book reading session. Curl up with your kiddo, grab a holiday-themed picture book and read to each other. If your child is too young to read, she can point to the pictures and tell you a story based on them. Check out these St. Patrick’s Day children’s books that your little reader will absolutely adore! How to Catch a Leprechaun, by Adam Wallace and Andy Elkerton. This eye-catching easy read teaches your child a (fictional) lesson on how to catch these magical creatures. Your little one might just want to make her very...

Celebrate International Women’s Day and #BeBoldForChange

How are you celebrating International Women’s Day? This day is held annually in the beginning of March, and has a different theme each year. In 2017 the theme is #BeBoldForChange. Along with making your own statement, this is the perfect time to show your child just how important it is to stand up for women’s right. How can you do this? Check out these kid-friendly ideas for being bold for change! Biography Basics Help your child to learn about women who have made a change. Research famous females who have stood up for women’s rights, fought for equality or in...

Purim Grager Craft for Kids

There are many ways to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Purim. You can bake Hamentaschen, dress up like Queen Esther, have a Purim carnival or make some noise. Make some noise? Yes, that’s right. The grager is a noisemaker that is used on this holiday. Every time that Haman (the villainous prime minister) is mentioned, it’s customary to make noise with the grager. Even though you can buy one of these noisemakers, your kids can also make their own! Materials: A paper towel roll (just the cardboard tube, not the towels) Fabric (reuse scraps) A thick craft stick Duct tape...

St. Patrick’s Day Kids’ Activities: Play, Create and Cook

Are you looking for St. Patrick’s Day kids’ activities? Whether your child is an art-enthusiast, musical or just loves to play, these ideas are easy, imaginative and fun! So, try one. Or try them all and get your green on this holiday. At-Home Holiday Parade If there isn’t a St. Patrick’s Day parade going on near you, create your own at home. Don’t worry about buying a bunch of musical instruments right now. You can make your own! Your child can bang on pots and pans with wooden spoons to create her own drums. Cover the ends of paper towel...