Printable {Fill-in-the-Blank} Thank You Cards

coloring page to say thank you for Christmas gifts

These printable fill-in-the-blank Thank You cards are perfect for post-holiday gratitude!  And for even more fun, they double as  Christmas coloring pages for kids. Holiday celebrations at Kids Activities Blog has covered all sort of things to create, bake and make.  Now it is time to write Thank You cards… Printable Fill in the Blank […]

10 {Last Minute} Christmas Crafts


If you haven’t completed any Christmas crafts yet, don’t worry, there’s still time!  It’s never too late to get crafting and creating around the holidays.  This weekend is the perfect time to stay indoors, open the craft drawer, grab some paint, and have fun. Here is a great round-up of Christmas crafts that was inspired […]

Homemade Christmas Ornaments

Homemade Ornaments Kids Can Make - Kids Activities Blog

My favorite holiday decorations are the homemade Christmas ornaments that the kids make for our tree. Every year after Thanksgiving our family gets together and we make several of the ornaments for our tree. Homemade Christmas Ornaments Here are five, super simple ornaments that entertained and engaged my 2-5 year olds. Cinnamon Star Ornament My […]

17 {Really Fun} Snowman Activities

17 {Really Fun} Snowman Activities

Building a snowman is one of the best things about winter.  Whether you are surrounded by snow this year or not, you can still have a lots of snowman fun!  There are so many crafts and activities devoted to our frosty friends. We found so many great activities over in our weekly kids meme, It’s […]

Make a Sugar String Snowman Holiday Decoration

Sugar String Snowman - Kids Activities Blog

Ever since we made sugar string pumpkins, I have been a little crazy about the process.  It just seems magical to start with sugar and string and end up with a delicate creation that looks like something I would buy! Today we are making a sugar string snowman…or snowwoman.  Kids Activities Blog is super excited […]

Free Chevron Printable Christmas List for Kids

Christmas Printable for Kids - Christmas List - Kids Activities Blog

One fun holiday tradition we’ve started is filling out our printable Christmas list on Thanksgiving.  We love circling toys in catalogs as well, but when tempted, my son will circle every single item. I bet yours does the same.   I like him to think hard and come up with his top four things he […]

21 Homemade Gifts for 3 Year Olds {They Can Help Too!}

Look at all the gifts to make for three year olds

It is so easy to over spend at Christmas time, when often kids enjoy the more simple homemade gifts as much, if not more than the store-bought gifts.  We have featured homemade gifts for 1 year olds, homemade gifts for 2 year olds and now… 21 ideas of gifts that you can make for your […]

11 Creative Christmas Tree Crafts for Kids

11 Christmas Tree Crafts

Now is the perfect time for some fun Christmas tree crafts!  Who knew there were so many different tree crafts out there?  This list has tree crafts for all ages and will make beautiful handmade holiday decor. We found these wonderful Christmas tree crafts over in our weekly link-up, It’s Playtime!  If you’re looking for […]

101 DIY Gifts for Kids

{Kid-made Gifts} Over 100 ideas of things your kids can make to give this Christmas

Want some ideas for homemade, personalized gifts? Something from this list should inspire or help you! Have any ideas that were not listed? Lets see if we can come up with more! Leave a comment with one of the gifts you have made in the past (or one you hope to make) or feel free […]

A Dozen Homemade Christmas Treats

12 Tasty Christmas Treats

One of the things I love the most about the holidays are all the sweets! Christmas has always meant a full cookie jar and something that we were going to create together – as a family. Here are just some of the ideas and recipes which have inspired us from around the web.  We hope […]

9 Holiday Crafts For Kids


It’s the perfect time to gather up our holiday crafts!  We are right on the brink of holiday season and fall is just around the corner.  It’s time for pumpkins and pinecones and soon after that it’s snowmen and Santa.  Take a look at a few great holiday crafts we’ve rounded up for you today. […]

Printable Christmas Games: Go on a Holiday Scavenger Hunt

Printable Christmas Game - Go on a holiday lights scavenger hunt

This printable Christmas games can turn your neighborhood into a holiday adventure for your kids.  Finding Christmas activities for kids that can be adapted to your family’s traditions makes it all more fun. Kids Activities Blog loves to play along with families spending time together! Printable Christmas Games About mid-December, when Christmas shopping has hit […]

Christmas Recipes: Healthy Alternatives {and a Christmas Rhyme}

Christmas Recipes

Need some Christmas recipes that don’t cause a full-on sugar rush?  These Santa Hats make for healthy alternatives and are tasty too.  Wouldn’t it be fun to sing the cute Christmas rhyme while you make these with your kids?  Kids Activities Blog just loves cute food that is fun and healthy too! Christmas Recipes Here’s a semi-healthy Christmas […]

4 {Fun} Christmas Stationary Printables

Christmas Printables

Christmas printables are in high demand right now and we are really excited to have this Christmas printable stationary.  It was created by our friends over at Petite Lemon who have a WAY with stationary!  I know I am always drawn to their Shutterfly Christmas card designs. Aren’t they adorable? Christmas Stationary These printable Christmas […]

Printable Christmas Games {for Kids}

printable Christmas Game

Printable Christmas games are fun to occupy the kids this season.  Finding Christmas activities for kids is key when OTHER things need to be done by mom!  Today is fun because our friends over at Pre-K Shop have created a fun Christmas game just for Kids Activities Blog. Printable Christmas Games The first step is […]

Top 10 FREE Holiday Light Displays in Dallas

One of our favorite things to do around the holiday is to try to take in as many Holiday Light Displays as we can.  And with so many here in the Dallas area, it is difficult to see them all.  That’s why we have created a list of the Top 10 Free Holiday Lights Displays […]

December Activities: {Family} Hand Print Art

December Activities Hand Print Art

December activities are often family-related and seem to make great keepsakes for years to come.  The same is true for this fun hand print art project in which the entire family can participate.  We at Kids Activities Blog love bringing families together in such wonderfully fun ways! December Activities I love hand print art!  We […]

December Activities: Christmas Card Seek and Find Activity

Seek and Find

December activities often focus on family and looking back over the events of the year.  Use this great activity to reflect on the year for your family through a seek and find activity.  We at Kids Activities Blog hope you enjoy this super creative Christmas card idea. December Activities Christmas Cards are so much fun […]

ICE! at the Gaylord Texan

The fine folks over at the Gaylord Texan Resort have outdone themselves again this year, providing us with a fun-filled family Christmas adventure. If you have been to one of the Gaylord Texan Resort’s Ice events in the past, you know how magnificent it can be.  This year, the Gaylord Resorts have teamed up with […]

Count Down to Christmas

advent calendar, activity for kids

We love Christmas.  We love December Activities, Lowe’s and their Creative Ideas and building the anticipation for this fun holiday! Today we are counting down to Christmas with our DIY chalkboard and a collection of 27 Christmas Activities. Like our chalkboard?  We do!  We were blessed with a new home with TONS of wall space.  […]

Learning to Count with {Printable} Christmas Math Worksheets

Christmas Math Sheet

These Christmas math worksheets are perfect for the preschool set learning to count.  It has been a ton of fun finding December activities for kids that tie in lessons in a festive way.  Today Kids Activities Blog is excited to feature worksheets made by our friends at Pre-K Shop. Christmas Math Worksheets This is a […]

Cozying Up with Christmas Books

I love Christmas books.  It probably started way back when with How the Grinch Stole Christmas, and it stuck.  With five kids, we’ve had story time almost every night for the last twenty years.  Each year I’d buy a new holiday picture book to add to the collection.  Now that collection fills 1 1/2 plastic […]

Ping Pong Ball & Toilet Paper Tube Advent Calendar

Mod Podge Ping Pong Ball

Today is super fun.  It is a project that my boys and I have been planning for awhile.  They love to make stuff and I wanted to try Mod Podge® Sparkle. We are now ready to unveil our masterpiece… The Ping Pong ball and Toilet Paper Tube Advent Calendar! It all started when I was thinking […]

Forced Family Fun

Merry Christmas! Happy Hanukah! Happy Kwanza! Best wishes to you and yours as you celebrate the holiday season. We’re on a plane. Not right this second, but we will be shortly. A quick day trip to spend time with my family. All of us, together under one roof. Lots of fun; tons of food. Yes, […]

Christmas Nativity Play

Christmas Nativity Scene Picture

Friends of my family growing up had a manger in their house in place of a tree and they filled the manger in the days leading up to Christmas with gifts for Jesus. I love how that symbolizes the meaning of the season. Nativities are another great way to help tell kids the Christmas story. […]

Holiday Meltdown

Christmas is my favorite holiday. Always has been. I love everything about it. The tree, the decorations, the neighborhood in brightly colored lights, sending cards, the works. I even love the shopping. Just being at the mall, with Santa and the holiday music piped into every store makes my heart soar. At least it used […]

Shopping Made Easy: Him & Her Gift Guides

The holidays are here and so is the stress over finding the perfect gift.  Shopping for your guy or girl just got easier! Check out my picks, you just may find something they will love. Be inspired! For Him 1. Macrame Cord Bracelet from Catherine Zadeh $145 at Barneys 2. Body Care Essentials Set from Jack […]

Homemade Christmas: A Massive Collection of Ornaments

homemade ornaments collection

Do your kids love decorating the tree?  I know mine do – and I love seeing their little creations each year.  This is a sampling of my collection of homemade ornament ideas.  I had a blast linking to ornaments all week on the QuirkyMomma facebook page.  Thanks for linking up posts and ideas both in […]

Homemade Christmas Ornaments

homemade ornaments white

I was inspired by seeing all the Christmas craft supplies at Factory Direct Crafts to come up with something simple and fun to do with my kids with the clear glass Christmas ball ornaments. Surely this is something that my kids could help me do that we could give as gifts and decorate our own […]

Thanksgiving Crafts: Candle Dipping


    Add an extra special touch to your holiday table this year…dip your own candles!  This is a fun project to do with kids, and they will take great pride in contributing to the holiday table.   You could purchase new wax at the craft store, but for this project I dug through my cabinets […]