Posts Tagged "kids’ activities"

Parent’s Day Party Ideas for the Whole Family

How can you celebrate Parent’s Day with the whole family? A multi-generational party is a fun-filled way to gather your entire group together and mark this special day. Before the holiday arrives, check out these easy party ideas! Generations of Family Recipes Ask each parent who will attend the party for a recipe. This could include grandma, great-grandma, mom, dad, grandpa, or great-grandpa. The guests can either bring their fully cooked recipes for a potluck or you can create generations worth of party menu options. Type the recipes or write them out onto separate pieces of paper. Staple the papers...

World Friendship Day Party Ideas

July 30th marks World Friendship Day. Celebrate this special holiday with a friend-filled party! If you’re not sure where to start, check out these fab, fun, friend-themed ideas! Favorite Friend Snacks, Sweets and Treats Serve your party gets a smorgasbord of sweet treats. Start with each friend’s favorite food. If you don’t already know each of your guests’ top picks, ask ahead of time. Create a sampler-style meal or build a BFF buffet that features the number one choices of each party guest/friend. Friends Themed Arts and Crafts Your kiddos are creative—and so are their friends. Add an artsy activity...

How To Celebrate Parents’ Day As a Family

How should you celebrate Parents’ Day? If you’re looking for a way for your family to mark this special day, check out these fun-filled activity ideas! Backyard Olympics Set up an obstacle course, choose teams, and create your own backyard Olympics. The kids can make medals to hand out at the end of the games. Cover cardboard in kitchen foil, punch a hole at the top and thread a ribbon through to make special Parents’ Day Olympics awards. Family Movie Night Choose movies that feature a Parents’ Day theme. The flicks should focus on parents, children and families. Set up...

Father’s Day Foodie Family Celebration Ideas

Is dad a serious foodie? Celebrate the special guy in your family with a fun-filled Father’s Day food fest. If you’re not sure where to start with the full-day party prep, check out these easy ideas! Create a Menu of Father’s Day Faves More specifically, create a menu of dad’s favorite foods. If the kiddos don’t know exactly what dad likes, kick off the celebration with a Q and A. The kids can ask dad what foods he enjoys and get more info on why these specific picks are his faves. After the question and answer session, the kids can...

5 Father’s Day Ideas for the Whole Family

What should your family do this Father’s Day? If you don’t already have plans or aren’t sure where to start your holiday activity search, check out these fun-filled ideas that are perfect for the whole family! Backyard Campout: Set up a tent, spread out sleeping bags and enjoy a night filled with outdoors Father’s Day Fun. Make s’mores, roast hot dogs, or make dad a steak on the grill! Movie Night: Have a fun-filled movie night with dad’s favorite flicks. Choose a few family-friendly movies that dad enjoys, pop popcorn, set up a candy bar and turn your living room...

Mother’s Day Family Activity Ideas

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a few fun-filled family activities! From outdoor adventures to a relaxing day spent inside, mom is in for a treat on her special day. If you’re not sure what to do on this holiday, check out these easy and imaginative ideas. Camping Adventure You don’t need to drive for hours into the wilderness to go camping with mom on her special day. If mom enjoys all-things outdoors, create a backyard camping adventure. Set up a tent in the yard, grill hamburgers, hot dogs, veggie burgers, and more! Use your family’s outdoor firepit or the grill to...

How To Celebrate Read Across America Day

Are you ready for Read Across America Day? March 2nd marks this special book-filled holiday. If you’re not sure how to celebrate this day with your preschooler, check out these family-friendly options! Read and Cook Whip up tasty treats based on your child’s favorite books. Decorate a sheet cake to look like a book cover, carry a book’s color scheme into cupcake frosting décor, or bake book-shaped sugar cookies. Your child can also choose a recipe based on a book’s theme—such as a Read Across America Day breakfast with green eggs and a side of ham. Add a drop or...

How To Plan a Family Valentine’s Day Party at Home

Will your kids miss their usual in-school Valentine's Day party this year? Whether they're learning remotely or the school cancelled the typical festivities, check out how you can create a similar type of fun—family-style at home! Make Your Own Valentines Your kiddo won't get the chance to hand on hand-drawn cards to their friends at school this year. But this doesn't mean they can't craft their own cards at home. Cut 8x10-inch pieces of card stock or construction paper into squares or rectangles. Your child can draw a picture on one side with markers or crayons. Turn the card over...

Groundhog Day Science Shadow Activities for Preschoolers

Your preschooler can learn about science with a few fun-filled Groundhog Day shadow activities. Not only are these ideas ideal for celebrating the February winter-time holiday, but they can help your little learner to explore new concepts and build new skills! Shadows In the Morning, Afternoon and Evening  Punxsutawney Phil may see (or not see) his shadow early in the morning. But this doesn't mean your child can only explore shadows in the a.m. Take your kiddo for a walk at different times of the day. Look for the sun and try to cast a shadow. Ask your child to...

Tu B’ Shevat Tree Activities for Kids

Are you looking for ways to celebrate Tu B’Shevat with your kids? The new year or birthday for trees is a Jewish holiday that gives your children the chance to learn more about nature. Check out these fun-filled family-friendly Tu B’Shevat activities that will help your preschooler to develop new skills while learning about the holiday! Plant a Tree The winter chill may have left the ground frozen. But that doesn’t mean you can’t plant a tree—indoors. Start a seedling inside. Help your child to pick a tree, plant the seed, and care for it daily. When the spring arrives,...