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Christmas – Making the Most of the Crunchy and the Smooth

Young mother and her little toddler daughter enjoying a sledge r

We all know that Christmas can be a mixed blessing. There can be moments of great joy and celebration. And also more stress and strain than other times of the year….. for so many reasons. A friend of mine loves saying that life is like peanut butter – we have to learn to take the crunchy with the […]




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Gift Kits You Can Make and Your kids Create

Gift Kits that you can make for kids to build and create with

Gift kits are great for creative kiddos.  The list below isn’t like our list of DIY gifts, these are groups of objects that you can gift to your kids so THEY can create. Gift Sets for Kids You can gift your kid a collection of objects that they can use to explore and engage in […]




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Gift that Keeps Giving – Green Kid Crafts

Green Kid Crafts Subscription Box for Kids

At this time of year, I am always trying to figure out something to give the kids on my holiday list something that won’t be broken or annoying by the end of Christmas day. It is one of the reasons why I have given Green Kid Crafts {Kids Activities Blog sponsor} subscription boxes in the […]




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{25 Activities} Countdown to Christmas

countdown to christmas activities

I always have the best intentions for making the 25 days of Christmas magical, intentional and memorable for my family… Then the month of December starts. The calendar gets fuller by the minute, my to-do list grows with every gift I need to purchase and every treat I need to provide for a holiday party and […]




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20 of the Best Gifts for Preschoolers

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Gifts for preschoolers are so fun to shop for, but there is so much to choose from and no one wants to give something that will end up in the bottom of the toy box.  Kids Activity Blog has gathered twenty of the very best gift ideas that are sure to be favorites for years. 20 of the […]




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Genius Left-Over Candy Ideas!

These leftover candy ideas are genius

I find that after almost any holiday season, I have an overwhelming influx of candy!  Halloween & Easter seem to be when the candy haul is at its greatest volume. These left-over candy ideas are inspired and sponsored by Invisalign.  I am part of the Mom Advisory Board for Invisalign which includes complimentary treatment while I […]




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FREE Educational Apps for Kids

free edu apps for kids

Are your kids constantly grabbing your ipod or android to play games on them? You are not alone. But at least you can sneak in a little learning while they naively have fun playing on Mommy’s new toy.  Here are some free educational apps that kids will have fun with and may not even realize that […]




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Tinker Crate from Kiwi Crate: Engineering Fun in a Box

Kiwi Crate Tinker Crate

I have to admit that even though I write here at Kids Activities Blog, I am often limited on time to create activities that are fun and educational for my own kids! It is one of the reasons why I am giddy over a new Kids Activities Blog sponsor, Kiwi Crate. Kiwi Crate – Tinker […]




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Celebrate Silliness! 28 Of The Ultimate Halloween Games For Kids

28 ultimate halloween games

Throw the ultimate thrill filled (non-spooky) party for and with your kids this October with these 28 awesome Halloween Games For Kids.  We’ve got you covered here on Kids Activities Blog when it comes to simple halloween games, activities, crafts and costume ideas this year = FUN. FUN. FUN! Fall House Give a cardboard box […]




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25 Ghost Crafts and Recipes

25 Ghost Crafts and Recipes

Halloween just wouldn’t be Halloween without all sorts of ghost craft ideas! Whether it’s super simple ghost finger puppets for your little one, or a free printable for ghost poop, ghosts are a big part of Halloween! 25 Ghost Crafts and Recipes If you want something different besides the basic tissue and lollipop ghost, try […]




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Teaching Kids to be Honest

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Raising up the future leaders of this world is no easy task. Teaching kids to be honest is one of parent’s many jobs, but it might seem like a real challenge. I am hoping the information you gather here might help equip you to teach kids to tell the truth.   Reward Honesty – It’s hard […]




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Ultimate Guide To Potty Training

The Ultimate Guide to Potty Training

Any parent will tell you that potty training is a big deal.  And there is no shortage of potty training advice out there.  Here at Kids Activities Blog we believe that there isn’t just one right approach for every family or even every kid!  So we’ve pulled together many different helpful articles on the subject […]




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50 TV Shows for Kids Recommended by Parents

TV Shows for Kids Parents Actually Like - Kids Activities Blog

One of the things that made it hard for me when my kids were little was finding TV shows for kids that didn’t make me crazy.  It is tricky because I wanted them to use their very limited TV time to have fun {and hopefully sneak in a little learning}, but often that meant something […]




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Bat Craft Ideas for the Perfect Halloween Craft

These simple bat crafts are perfect for last minute activities with the kids - I love #10 for parties!

Halloween is almost here…and you haven’t helped your child make an eerie bat craft yet?  Don’t worry because we have the perfect Halloween craft for your kiddo.  In case you haven’t noticed lately, Kids Activities Blog is THE place for inexpensive, creatively cute, and rather easy to complete Halloween activities! Here are some of our […]




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Never Bored – 10 Amazing Kids Activities Books

Never Bored - 10 Amazing Kids Activities Books

Kids activities are so important to us.  We adore finding fun and unique ways to keep your kids active and engaged. Here are some books we think are must-haves at home to keep your children crafting and creating and most importantly, never bored!  Number one was written by our very own Holly Homer and Rachel […]




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Craft & Activity SHARE

Its Playtime Post Share - Kids Activities Blog

Welcome! We love to highlight YOUR FUN. We have adored to feature YOUR blog posts and projects over the last few years of It’s Playtime! But we want even more! We have found the more we feature YOU, the better WE are. {insert group hug} We want you to share so we can promote you.  When […]




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DIY Bouncy Balls

diy bouncy balls

  Today’s roundup is all about DIY Bouncy Balls, because there is something about those bouncy balls that every child loves. All ages. There is so many options to play with these homemade bouncy balls that your kids will be occupied for hours.  Why homemade bouncy balls? 1.  You can control and be fully be […]




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What happens to a rotting pumpkin?

Pumpkin Science What Happens to a Rotting Pumpkin

What happens when you let a pumpkin rot?  That was the question proposed by my son last year…so we decided to find out. Rotting Pumpkin: We carved our pumpkin & put it on the porch to greet visitors. After a few weeks, our pumpkin, who Reese named Jack Rotty, began to get a little mushy.  […]




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50 Activities for Autumn

TONS of fall activities for kids

Fall = fun activities for families! We live in Texas where the temps are brutal in the summer, not much we want to do outside other than play in the pool – For us, Autumn means a chance to go on fun family dates. Each Saturday morning we do an activity together as a family. […]




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12 {Fantastic} Things for Kids to do with Pumpkins

12 things to do with pumpkins

Wondering what to do with your kids and pumpkins? Well, we here are some of our favorite pumpkin activities! Autumn Activities: With Pumpkins!! Want to know what to eat for Breakfast in the fall?  Make Gluten-free pumpkin pancakes – These would be a yummy fall breakfast treat for the kids to enjoy. Who says that […]




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LEGOS: 75+ Ideas, Tips and Hacks

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Are LEGOs big at your house? They are a blessing and an obsession at our house.  It is a rare day that I don’t find at least one minifigure and collection of bricks in someone’s pocket. Here are 70 Genius Hacks, Ideas, Products and Inspiration… All. About. Legos. P.S.  Post contains affiliate links . Things […]




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Our Favorite Play Ideas from Around The Web

Our Favorite Play Ideas from Around The Web

We’re back again with our favorite play ideas we found this week! We love searching the web for amazing ideas to share. This week we stopped by Pinterest, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram.  Next week we want to share YOUR favorites by using the hashtag #playideas. Pinterest Edible Perler Beads made from Twizzlers Crafts Made from Plastic […]




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18 Boat Crafts for Kids to Make

18 boat crafts for kids to make

Row, row, row your boat, and see if you can make it float! What child doesn’t love designing, decorating and trying to float a boat a that they’ve made from scratch?  It’s just one of those classic summer activities that every kid has to try!  I’ve rounded up a collection of 18 boat crafts for […]




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35 Concoctions for Kids {3 Ingredients or Less}

35 concoctions for kids

I’ve rounded up 35 of the coolest concoctions for kids that I could find. Scented foams, edible doughs, stretchy slimes and mucky goops! One of the funnest forms of sensory play for young children is mixing up simple concoctions.   Combining common ingredients to make a new play substance  is always thrilling!  Concoctions are a great […]




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Magnetics: Magnetic Toy Review

magnetics toy review and diy case

Magnetic Toys are almost magical! We love LEGOs and have built structures with everything from tree branches and plastic cups to paper towel tubes. Two years ago a family member bought my kids a magnetic “building” toy, {Post contains affiliate links} Magnetics.  I forgot about it and it had been collecting dust in the closet… I […]




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Frozen Ice Castles from Sand Castle Molds

frozen ice castles from sand castle molds

Disney nailed it with their newest princess movie, Frozen. These Frozen ice castles from sand castle molds are easy to make and will inspire your kids to re-create scenes from what, I’m sure, has become a favorite movie. If your kids love ice play they also might enjoy this colored ice activity activity bin also. Ice play […]




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Our Favorite Play Ideas from Around The Web

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This week brings even MORE fun play ideas! We’ve rounded up our favorite ideas we found all around the interenet this week and we want to see YOUR favorites by using the hashtag #playideas.  Let’s play! From Pinterest Big Foot Races – Have a relay race wearing kleenex boxes as shoes! Birthday Scavenger Hunt – Hide your child’s […]




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The Explora Museum in Albuquerque New Mexico is Fun For Kids!

Explora Museum in Albuquerque

Summer is time for the family road trip! Follow Kids Activities Blog and Julie Blair and her family as they travel 8 states in 30 days for the ultimate road trip story… The Explora Museum in Albuquerque might just have the best elevator anywhere in New Mexico. Not only is it the size of a […]




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{Summer Bucket List} Kids Activity Bags

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Today I’m thrilled to share simple activity bags for kids. Whether you use this as a summer bucket list or you do these activities throughout the year, these simple activity bags are perfect to have on hand.  All you need is a few craft supplies and some paper bags to make over 30 activities for little […]




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How To Make Healthy Road Trip Food

how to make healthy road trip food

Oh, the family road trip!  Follow Kids Activities Blog and Julie Blair and her family as they travel 8 states in 30 days for the ultimate road trip story…   When you’re enjoying a short trip, it’s easy to forgo schedules. For example, my bestie Michelle and I once powered through a four-day apartment-scouting trip […]




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