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Kids

Camping ideas for grade school age children.

Mar01

Water Fun | Try Snorkeling

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Water Fun | Try Snorkeling

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Snorkeling for Kids | Of all water sports, snorkeling is one of the most simple to learn and it is a great way to enjoy all that the sea has to offer. This sport is a great activity for vacationing in warm destinations and it also is a great starting point for even more adventurous water sports, like scuba diving.

Feb09

Family Fun | Throw a Neighborhood Mardi Gras Party

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Family Fun | Throw a Neighborhood Mardi Gras Party

Throw a Neighborhood Mardi Gras Party

kids-mardi-grasMardi Gras is a fantastically fun celebration that is great for people of all ages. It is a great opportunity to learn about the culture of Louisiana and the south, as well as enjoy some of the great traditions of Mardi Gras. Throwing your own party is fairly simple, and your friends and family are sure to have a wonderful time.

Jan26

Top Water Parks for Kids

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Top Water Parks for Kids

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Take a Break and Find the Top Water Parks for Kids | Throughout the country families can find many places to enjoy water play. There are water parks with amazing rides all over the country.

Nov11

Celebrate Veterans Day

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Celebrate Veterans Day

Teaching Children About Veterans Day

Celebrate Veterans DayVeterans Day, celebrated on November 11 is a day to honor and remember those who have served their country. Many of us know veterans and Veterans Day is a great opportunity to honor them and remember the sacrifices that they made for the country.

There are many ways that you can celebrate Veterans Day. Start by taking some time to learn a little about the history and importance of the holiday. This is an opportunity to learn about the history of the country and various military conflicts that Americans served in, from the current conflicts to those of the past.

Sep21

Fall Harvest Crafts | Hanging Pine Cones

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Fall Harvest Crafts | Hanging Pine Cones

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Celebrate Fall with Harvest Crafts — Hanging Pine Cones | Fall is a fantastic time of year to enjoy some crafts that emphasize the bounty of the fall harvest.  Most people carve pumpkins around Halloween, and some families even try making caramel apples, but here is another option for fall harvest crafts.

Sep09

Fall Kids Craft Project | Leaf Print Painting

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Painting with Leaves

As summer changes to fall it becomes time to start planning more exciting indoor activities for days when the weather is poor. One great way to combine the beauty of fall with a good indoor and outdoor activity is to enjoy some leaf painting crafts. Painting is a fantastic and creative indoor activity for bad weather days and using leaves allows you to combine the fun of your indoor craft with enjoying the outdoors on good weather days. Here are some fun leaf painting crafts for kids of all ages.

Aug05

Kids Crafts | Wizard of Oz Themed Crafts

Categories // Camping with Kids | Camping with Pre-Schoolers | Drawing | Rainy Day Games | Print Making | Tweens | Family | Paper Crafts | Painting | Kids Camping Fun! | Nature Crafts | Art Projects | Storytelling | Kids | Pre-School

Kids Crafts | Wizard of Oz Themed Crafts

Crafts to Celebrate the 71st Anniversary of the Wizard of Oz

On the anniversary of "The Wizard of Oz," one fun way to celebrate is to create some Wizard of Oz themed crafts. Here are a few ideas of crafts that you and your friends could create to celebrate the anniversary of "The Wizard of Oz."

 

Feb17

Mardi Gras Craft Fun for Kids

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Mardi Gras Crafts

"Throw me something mister" - this is one of the first phrases kids in New Orleans learn to say.  Everyone loves a parade and Mardi Gras season hosts dozens of parades both large and opulent to small and down home.  Even if you can't make it to a Mardi Gras parade you can join in the festivities by hosting a party and making some fun and festive Mardi Gras decorations.  Oh, and don't forget the King Cake - click here for the recipe.

Feb23

The Weird and Wacky | Elephant Seals

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The Weird and Wacky | Elephant Seals

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Elephant Seals of California | Southern California is a great place to learn about Elephant Seals. These amazing creatures come to land in large colonies during the winter.

Feb03

Kids Crafts | Making Your Own Valentines

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Kids Crafts | Making Your Own Valentines

Share Your Heart With Your BFFs With a Homemade Valentine

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One fantastic way to really get into the spirit of Valentine's Day is to make your own Valentine's. These are great gifts for your loved ones, as well as your classmates. Use this fun holiday to show all those important people in your life how much you care about them by making personalized Valentines.

Nov12

Recipes | Thanksgiving Recipes

Categories // Camping with Kids | Camping with Pre-Schoolers | Fun food | Rainy Day Games | Tweens | Sweets and Treats | Family | Kid tested | Kids Camping Fun! | Nature Crafts | Easy Recipes | Cooking | Art Projects | Kids | Pre-School | Boys | Girls

Recipes | Thanksgiving Recipes

Easy Thanksgiving Recipes for Kids

Easy Thanksgiving Recipes for KidsCooking is a wonderful activity for families during Thanksgiving. My family always spends the majority of Thanksgiving day cooking. Here are a few recipes that are great for children to take the lead on and participate in the family cooking tradition.
Oct19

Kids Crafts | Halloween Crafts

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Kids Crafts | Halloween Crafts

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Halloween is a great holiday for children to enjoy. Before the actual day kids can choose their costume and carve a pumpkin. It is a great time for children to be creative and enjoy activities with their friends. Here are a few festivities and activities that are great Halloween activities in addition to costumes and pumpkins.

Sep15

Kids Camping | Talk Like a Pirate

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Kids Camping | Talk Like a Pirate

Talk like a Pirate

Celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day

Each year on September 19 people around the world celebrate International Talk Like A Pirate Day. This year you can celebrate this fun day with a few of these fun activities. So, this September 19, put on your favorite pirate costume, learn to talk like a pirate and have a fun and silly day.

Sep01

Kids Crafts | Crafts for Grandparents Day

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Kids Crafts | Crafts for Grandparents Day

Celebrate Grandparents Day

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Each year on the first Sunday after Labor Day we have an official day to celebrate our grandparents.

Although we should celebrate our grandparents more often than once a year, it is fun to have an official day to celebrate how great your grandparents are. Here are a few suggestions to help you have a wonderful Grandparents Day this year.

Apr15

Fun Crafts for Easter

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Fun Crafts for Easter

Easter Bonnets and Dying Eggs

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Dying eggs and making  Easter bonnets are great craft activities for friends and family during the spring. You can get as traditional or as creative as you want when creating bonnets and eggs. Even if you don't celebrate Easter taking part in the crafts associated with the holiday can be a lot of fun. These two craft projects are a great way to bond and have fun with friends and family.

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