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Parent’s Day Book Picks for Kids

The fourth Sunday of July is Parent’s Day! You’ve made a meal, decided on a few (or, more than a few) fun-filled family activities – now what? End the day with a special parent-child book reading session. These literary selections are perfect for young children, and focus on parent themes. Are You My Mother? By: P.D. Eastman. In this classic early reader a confused baby bird tries to figure out who his mother is. While your preschooler might not be able to read the words yet, she’ll enjoy this easy read. How to Put Your Parents to Bed, By: Mylisa...

Parent’s Day Glitter Cards

You celebrated Mother’s Day. Then, you celebrated Father’s Day. Now it’s time for Parent’s Day! Held on the fourth Sunday of July, this day recognizes all parental figures in children’s lives. Mark Parent’s Day with a few fun (and crafty) cards. Kids can make one for mom and another for dad – both sparkling with a similar design, in glitter. Materials: Glitter Card stock paper (8x10-inch, or letter, size) Clear-drying school glue A pencil Scissors Instructions: Position the paper vertically. Fold the paper from top to bottom, tent style. Repeat to make a second card. Optional: Use the scissors to...

Parents’ Day Family Celebrations

You know about Mother’s Day. You know about Father’s Day. But, what about Parents’ Day? That’s right, it’s a real holiday. Celebrated on the fourth Sunday of July each year, Parent’s Day was created in 1994. What can you do to mark this family-focused day? Get out. Outside that is. It’s July, and that means the weather is just right for plenty of outdoor activities and adventures. Take the kids to pool, make your own backyard beach (fill up a wading pool and set a towel in the sandbox), go on a nature hike, take an afternoon bike trip or...