The Perfect Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate

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This slow cooker hot chocolate recipe is oh so good (and oh so easy)!  Your kids will love to help make (and drink) this delicious Black and White Crockpot Hot Cocoa.  Have you ever ordered a Black and White Hot Chocolate from Starbucks (it’s on the secret menu)? This copycat recipe is simple, delicious, and great […]

Angel Pretzel Pops


These adorable Angel Pretzel Pops are heavenly. Each white chocolate dipped pretzel angel has lemon cookie wings and candy halo. They look just as sweet as they taste and make wonderful Christmas treats. Ingredients for Angel Pretzel Pops 16 ounces melted white confectionery coating/Candy Melts, plus 10 extra wafers 10 pretzel rods 10 Archway Frosty Lemon […]

Free Printable Thanksgiving Placemats

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This Thanksgiving, turn the kid’s table from drab to fab with these cool free printable placemats.  These free thanksgiving printables will not only make the table look extra festive, they will also give the kids something to do while they wait for the turkey to be served.  One design encourages them to list the things they […]

20 Super Easy Desserts that Anyone can Make!

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With the holiday’s right around the corner, we are always looking for something to bring to all of those holiday parties.  If you are anything like me, time is limited, but you don’t want to show up with a plate of store bought cookies (confession…guilty)! So, over at Princess Pinky Girl, I am all about […]

Make Strawberry Santas as a Healthy Christmas Snack

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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? Christmas Recipes Here’s a healthy Christmas treat for you, Strawberry Santas! Holiday parties and gatherings can […]

35+ Casseroles and Food to Share A Meal With Others


Food is a big deal to us here at Kids Activities Blog. We talk about feeding your kids the right kinds of food, we play with food, and we know how important it is that kids don’t go to bed hungry each night. That’s why we are honored to be working with Project Sunlight and […]

Thanksgiving Leftovers – 20 Recipes for all that Turkey

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Turkey is the cornerstone of the holiday meal but what to you do with the inevitable Thanksgiving leftovers?  Here at Kids Activities Blog we’ve rounded up the very best recipes that make great use of leftover turkey.  These are all simple recipes your kids will love!  So go ahead, order an extra large bird, you’re […]

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 […]

20 Recipes Using Fresh Apples

20 Recipes Using Fresh Apples

It’s apple orchard time, which means you’re probably looking for all sorts of fresh apple recipes! Heading to the orchard is always a fun fall family activity, and it means you’ll go home with bags and bags full of gorgeous red, green and yellow orbs of juiciness. Fresh Apple Recipes You Will Love Have the […]

25+ Creative Breakfast Recipes Kids Love!

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Move over cold cereal, step aside boring toast, we’re making breakfast fun with the coolest breakfast recipes from around the web.  These awesome breakfasts will have your kiddos hopping happily out of bed each morning.  (Okay, maybe not every morning – results may vary!)  Kids Activities Blog asked fellow bloggers for their kid’s very favorite breakfast recipes.  We’ve gathered a […]

{Kids Cook!} Simple Healthy Cream Pops

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This healthy cream pops are super simple to make.  They are one of my favorite kid-friendly recipes.  In fact, they only require one ingredient and your kids can easily make them all by themselves!  Oh, and did I mention they are healthy and delicious?  That’s right, this is a dessert you can say yes to […]

Breakfast Sandwich Monster

Breakfast Sandwich Monster

Start off Halloween morning with a healthy and fun Breakfast Sandwich Monster. It’s never more important for kids to start their day with a nutritious breakfast than on a day when they’ll spend the evening feasting on candy and holiday sweets, like Oreo Truffle Spiders. These egg and cheese sandwiches  decorated with googly eyes and […]

Quesadilla Mummies

Quesadilla Mummies

Getting kids to eat before heading out for Trick-or-Treating can be a challenge, but giving kids the opportunity to help make their own fun dinner will get them excited to eat. These Mummy Quesadillas can be made with your child’s favorite fillings, like chicken, cheese, beans, tomatoes, avocado, and more and are so easy to […]

4 {Not So Scary} Halloween food and snack ideas

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Make lunch time fun this season with these Halloween food ideas. Do you need a Halloween snack for a Fall party? Here at the Kids Activities Blog we know that kids want a “spook-tacular”  Halloween lunch and you can make it happen with these fun Halloween food ideas and easy-to-prepare Halloween Snack ideas. Halloween Food […]

Birthday Party Hat Sandwich

birthday party hat sandwich

If your child is celebrating a birthday today, this fun birthday party hat sandwich will make lunch extra special. We adults don’t always enjoy getting older, but our kids can’t wait to tell everyone they are a year older. Birthdays are a bid deal when you’re little, so make your child’s big day really fun by […]

Chocolate Fudge Stick Bears


Kids are gonna love these adorably cute Chocolate Fudge Stick Bears and they are super easy to make. Whether your child loves teddy bears or you are in the midst of reading Goldilocks and the Three Bears, these cute chocolate treats will make a perfect snack. If you are throwing a teddy bear themed party, […]

10 Fast Family Dinners: Home-Cooked in 20 Minutes or Less

Fast Family Dinners

Making dinner doesn’t have to be so hard. With four small kids of my own (seriously, the oldest one is five), who insist on eating dinner every single night, I’ve armed myself with a few fast dinner recipes that will always be done just around the time that 22-minute Clifford video starts rolling credits. Here […]

20 Delicious Fall Slow Cooker Recipes

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Savor the best autumn flavors with these easy fall slow cooker recipes.  After a long summer of salads your family will love these cozy crockpot recipes.  Here at Kids Activites Blog we love our slow cooker meals because they are a simple way to cook even on the busiest of days.  So in between soccer […]

Mega M&M Emoticons

Mega M&M Emoticons

As soon as I opened the bag I knew I’d be making Mega M&M Emoticons. These candy coated chocolates are about an inch in diameter and are perfect for creating fun edible crafts. The yellow candies and some of the more colorful ones, like the red, blue, orange and green did too. I even used […]

{Simple Suppers} 20+ Slow Cooker Recipes Kids Love

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With the hustle and bustle of school back in session, slow cooker recipes make getting dinner on the table super simple.  These slow cooker crockpot dinners aren’t just easy, they are delicious too!  Kid Activities Blog asked real moms which slow cooker recipes their kids love.  We’ve put together enough tasty kid-friendly recipes for every weeknight […]

{Kids Cook!} Healthy No-Churn Ice Cream

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This healthy no-churn ice cream recipe is sure to become a household favorite.  This Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream isn’t just delicious and simple to make, it’s a good for you!  Your kids will love it because it tastes delicious and they can help make it; you’ll love it because it has no added […]

80+ Delicious Family Meal Ideas

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We are always on the prowl for good family meal ideas. We all have our go-to recipes we tend to stick with and finding something new and delicious our family will love is important.  Plus, we get a little bored in the kitchen making the same things. If you need a place to search for […]

Playing with Food

Painting with Del Monte Fruit Squeezers

I have to admit that lunchtime has gotten boring. When the time to eat rolls around, the kids and I just open the fridge and hope a meal falls out. To date, that hasn’t occurred. And then the other day, I had a moment of motherhood brilliance. We added an activity that was a lunch […]

School Book Sandwiches


Your kids will love these School Book Sandwiches along with other School Themed Treats to feed the hungry kids. These healthy snacks look so cute that the kids are sure to gobble them up. Don’t forget to bring your teacher a special treat like an Inside Out Chocolate Caramel Apple too. These tiny little books are […]

Pineapple Upside down S’more Cookies

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We recently came back from a camping trip in Amarillo, to visit the Palo Duro Canyon, with KOA. We had a blast!! You can read all about it in our Camping Hacks and Tips post. I asked the kids what their favorite part of the trip was. One of the kids said that they loved […]

Super Simple Smiley Face Cookies

Smiley Face Cookies

Kids of all ages can help create these Super Simple Smiley Face Cookies. This edible cookie craft is so easy yet so cute.  Who can resist smiling when a cookie is smiling back at you? Older kids might like the challenge of making homemade Smiley Face Chocolate Chip Cookies, but these little yellow treats are […]

Homemade Slushie Syrup Recipe {The Perfect Summer Snack!}


Cool off this summer with your own homemade slushie syrup recipe! How many of you have kids who love to snack? I have three growing boys who are always hungry.  This homemade slushie syrup recipe is perfect for hot summer days when your kids are needing something to do and want something sweet.   Well, a few years ago, […]

Sugar Cookie Bar 4th of July Dessert

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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, and they are especially cute as a 4th of July Dessert! We decided to make sugar cookies for the fourth this year, but we did this […]

Fun Father’s Day Food


Let’s go make some Fun Father’s Day Food. What dad wouldn’t love a sweet treat or special meal for his very own holiday? Whether the man in your house likes sandwiches, pizza, cupcakes or cookies, I have you covered with these 15 fun edible craft ideas for Father’s Day. Does the man in your house like […]

Rainbow Cupcakes

rainbow cupcakes

My daughter just turned four! Her birthday request was for rainbow cupcakes. I was imagining rainbow icing till she explained she wanted the entire cupcake to be a rainbow. How on earth would I make that? Then I remembered the blog post I read from Shannon, at Milk and Cuddles, there was hope! We could make […]