9 Surprising Benefits of Reading Aloud to Your Child
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9 Surprising Benefits of Reading Aloud to Your Child

“The single most important activity for building the knowledge required for eventual success in reading is reading aloud to children.” (Anderson & Hiebert & Scott, 1985) Sometimes it can feel impossible to get some quiet time with all the technology, after-school activities, and homework, but making time to read aloud to your child is well…

25 Outdoor Activities for Kids: Low Cost Fun for Every Season
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25 Outdoor Activities for Kids: Low Cost Fun for Every Season

There are plenty of free and low-cost outdoor activities for kids that also come with great health benefits! Why is outdoor play so important? When kids seem glued to devices, outdoor play is a much-needed break from screens in this day and age. Instead, it gives them a chance to interact with their friends, get…

19+ Best Car Games for Kids That Will Keep Them From Asking “Are We There Yet?”
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19+ Best Car Games for Kids That Will Keep Them From Asking “Are We There Yet?”

A long car ride may not be the most exciting activity, but they’re especially challenging for kids to sit through. Kids need stimulation and entertainment to keep them from going wild. This list of car games for kids is the perfect tool to keep their minds busy while they wait. Whether you’re going on a…

Tired of Hearing I’m Bored? Try These 50 Fun Activities for Kids
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Tired of Hearing I’m Bored? Try These 50 Fun Activities for Kids

Trying to entertain bored children can be a challenge. Boredom can strike during hours outside of school so often that constantly taking them out for entertainment can be a big drain on your budget. All parents would love for their kids to find activities to do that are free or affordable and keep the kids…

Fun Math Games Online for Kids : Free, No Sign Up, No Download!
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Fun Math Games Online for Kids : Free, No Sign Up, No Download!

Have kids who aren’t enthusiastic about learning and practicing math? Working through math sheets and repetitive questions can be boring so it’s no wonder children aren’t motivated to practice math. What if there was a way for even toddlers to learn math and have fun doing it? Kids of all ages are drawn to technology,…

The 9 Best Disney Channel Shows That Kids Love  (And Parents Won’t Hate)
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The 9 Best Disney Channel Shows That Kids Love (And Parents Won’t Hate)

Your entire life changes the moment you have kids. While most of us understand that becoming a parent will mean less sleep and lots of diapers, we drastically underestimate the amount of kids shows we will watch. Your favorite shows will be replaced first by cartoons, then live-action kid’s programs, and finally by tween and…

These Online Art Projects Make Great Activities for Kids!
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These Online Art Projects Make Great Activities for Kids!

We generally know there are a lot of free resources and ideas for kids activities online. But sifting through hundreds of different sites to make sure the art projects are fun and engaging can be really time consuming for parents. The activities for kids also need to be age appropriate. If you have school age…

Fun and Creative Games for Kids to Play with Paper
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Fun and Creative Games for Kids to Play with Paper

Remember the simpler times when all we had was paper and pencils to keep ourselves busy? That’s right, no phones, no tablets and most didn’t even have a computer! I know, how did we survive! Well I’m stubborn and continue to encourage (aka force) my kids to work on creative activities with paper. I’m not…