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14 Really Awesome DIY Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

These DIY Thanksgiving crafts for kids are a great way to get the kids into the festive mood and open the door for conversations about our nations history and what we’re thankful for. It’s fall and that means Thanksgiving preparations … Read more

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Fresh Ways To Keep Kids Engaged this Summer

It is summer! But…is anything really different than it was 3 months ago? While things may be more “open” than they have been in months, many of us are still hanging around home to be cautious. If you are one … Read more

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Free 4th Grade Daily Homeschool Schedule Template

Sample daily homeschool schedule template for 4th grade. Fully editable in Microsoft word and free to download! Customize it for any grade level. You guys. I am NOT an experienced homeschool mom. But due to the recent school closures, I … Read more

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hAppy Friday: DIY Valentine’s Day Cards for Kids

I’ve Got My Eyes On You, Valentine Valentines Day is right around the corner and I’ve already received the party announcement from Maddilyn’s teacher. Instead of handing out the generic Valentine’s Day cards, my preschooler and I decided to get … Read more

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Keep Your Kids Learning All Summer Long

According to Oxford Learning, 2 to 3 hours of educational work per week is needed to prevent any learning loss. Summer is finally here, and with warm weather, bored kids bloom like perennials. They are going to need a little … Read more

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Easy Sight Word Parking Lot Game

Sight Word Games are a super way to help engage children learning to read. Our Sight Word Parking Lot Game is perfect for those that are on the cusp of early reading, but may find themselves more interested in other … Read more

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20 Beauty and the Beast Crafts and Recipes

Looking for a little Disney inspired fun at home? Check out these 20 awesome DIY Beauty and the Beast crafts, recipes and activities for the kids to enjoy. In 2017, the story and characters Disney fans know and love came to … Read more

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Get Your Kids in the Kitchen with Kidstir

I grew up in a family that was very ignorant about nutrition and paired with the fact that there were six kids meant we ate a lot of prepackaged dinners that were fast, easy and cheap. Because eating was more … Read more

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5 Fun Ideas to Help Teach Kids About Geography

“Nearly three-quarters of eighth-graders tested below proficient in geography on the 2014 National Assessment of Educational Progress – also known as the Nation’s Report Card – and that’s almost exactly the same result as in 1994.” – U.S. News Sending … Read more

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10 Fun Snow Day Activities For Kids

Oh the weather outside is frightful, but the fire is so delightful. As we’re gearing up to head to Buffalo this week, I’ve been watching the weather as winter storms keep rolling across the north-east. Aside from wondering whether it’s … Read more


6 Ways to Get Kids Excited for School

Whether it is their very first year in a classroom or your kids are school yard veterans, children often have some anxieties about that first day. To quell those fears and get them excited about tackling new lessons, use some … Read more

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Age Appropriate Chores For Kids

Many new parents are surprised to discover that even kids as young as two can help out around the house. Use our breakdown of age appropriate chores for kids as a guide. Not only are there many age appropriate chores … Read more

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5 Winter Indoor Activities For Kids

Winter weather has started bearing down on most of the country and even living in So Cal doesn’t stop us from getting the occasional chilly, gray day. Keep the kids and yourself from going stir crazy with these fun, tech free … Read more

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Improve Reading Skills with National Geographic Kids Books

Reading is the foundation of successful children. This means not just casual reading but continual growth through increased reading comprehension. A child’s reading skills affect performance in all other subjects, as well as progress through adulthood. Consider some of these … Read more