4th of July: Painting Fireworks with Straw Painting

4th of July: Painting Fireworks with Straw Painting

4th of July means food, fun, and fireworks!  Here is a cute activity for painting fireworks that actually includes sound effects!  Kids Activities Blog hopes you and your child can have fun with straw painting. 4th of July When you think of fireworks, I bet you think of the sounds they make as well as […]

Best Books to Celebrate the 4th of July {Independence Day for Kids}

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We have a list of the best books for learning about America’s birthday.   There are fun stories about the 4th of July as well as educational ones and others full of great crafty ideas. Kids Activities Blog loves to see kids learning about America’s Independence Day so we hope your child will enjoy this […]

Fourth of July Strawberries

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Fourth of July always brings me back to my childhood.  I can see the smoke coming from the BBQ, I can smell chlorine from the pool in my hair, and I can taste whatever light refreshing snack my mother would bring out for everyone as a treat before dad was finished with the grill. It […]

Craft for Kids: 4th of July Fireworks

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While we enjoy a lot 4th of July traditions and events, one of our favorite parts of the 4th of July is the fireworks. The explosions of color in the air are amazing to watch.  JDaniel and I sat down and created our own displays of fireworks using chalk and small red bows that we […]

4th of July Desserts: Sugar Cookie Bars

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Sugar cookies are a tradition in our family.You know, the ones that take hours to roll, cut out, frost and decorate. Yup! Those! We make them for EVERY holiday. Well just about every holiday. I generally get to skip the likes of Thanksgiving and the 4th of July, but not this year.  Nope, the kiddos […]

Independence Day Celebrations in Dallas-Fort Worth

On Monday, July 4th, the night sky over DFW will light up with firework shows all over the Metroplex.  Here are some great firework shows as well as other fun celebrations over the holiday weekend to help you celebrate this country’s Independence.  Where will you be celebrating? Kaboom Town Addison Rated one of the top […]

The Best Things in Life Are Free

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I’m always on the lookout for unique things to do in Dallas, and it’s even better if they’re low-cost or free, right? Especially in a city known for its shopping – hey, it’s not like we have beaches or mountains here. Or even rolling hills. Or decent camping without driving a few hours. And for […]