Pineapple Upside down S’more Cookies

pineapple smores recipe

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 […]

Banana Blueberry Yogurt Smoothie {Breakfast on the Go!}

blueberry smoothie recipe

This delicious banana blueberry yogurt smoothie makes the perfect breakfast for busy summer days.  Here at Kids Activities Blog we love a good smoothie recipe, we partnered with our sponsor Yulu, to bring you this extra tasty one. Plus, we’ve got a genius hack that turns a regular mason jar into a spill free smoothie […]

Easy Homemade Applesauce

Easy Homemade Applesauce

This recipe for easy homemade applesauce is super simple, yummy and requires very little effort.  There is a bonus to making applesauce from scratch – the amazing smell that will waft through every room in the house. Almost any apple will do except red delicious.  They are good for eating and not so good for […]

DIY Hopscotch Playmat

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Learn how to create this simple and fun hopscotch play mat and spark hours of active play. With Spring upon us, it’s the perfect time to put down the phone and amp up the play!  This mat is perfect because it can be played indoors or out, rain or shine.  Introduce your kids to this […]

Smiley Face Pretzels

smiley face pretzels

Kids of all ages can help to decorate these bright and cheerful Smiley Face Pretzels. The design is simple and easy to make using round pretzels, candy coating, mini chocolate chips and a food coloring marker. They make great snacks and served alongside Smiley Face Cookies are fun treats to use for a Smiley Face […]

Easter Treats {Kids Can Make}: Bunny Tails

Bunny Tails Easter Treat

It is time for Easter and that means…Easter treats!!  Try getting in the kitchen with your child with recipes like this one that kids can make on their own. Kids Activities Blog loves sweet treats so we hope you will enjoy these cute Bunny Tails and let us know what you think. Easter Treats If […]

Reese’s Cup Easter Bunny

Reese's Cup Bunny

Using chocolate candies like Reese’s Cups and Tootsie Rolls to make cute edible crafts for Easter is so much fun for kids and making these Reese’s Cup Easter Bunny treats is super easy too.  Each chocolate peanut butter filled bunny looks as though he is sitting in a grassy field on a sunny day. The bunnies […]

{Easy Kid Snacks} Frozen Yogurt Treats

easy kid snack

As a busy mom with a healthy lifestyle I am always looking for easy kid snacks ideas, especially ones that my kids love!  My biggest challenge is finding things my kids and I can agree on for an after dinner treat.  These frozen yogurt treats couldn’t be easier, in fact they are perfect for making with your […]

Preschool Activities: Cheerios Bracelet

fruit loop bracelet

Toddlers can make Cheerios bracelets to strengthen fine motor skills and work on counting and patterning. We love Cheerios in our house. We eat them for breakfast all the time but we also play with them too. Do you remember those fun candy bracelets where candy beads are strung on a piece of elastic and […]

125 Delicious Dessert Recipes

Dessert recipes feat

I’m always on the prowl for new dessert recipes.  It seems like I just make the same things over and over.  I do love my go-to recipes, but I enjoy trying new ones as well. We have an enormous list of great dessert recipes.  You’ll never get bored or run out of ideas for your […]

Cinnamon Roll French Toast Preschoolers Can Cook

cinnamon roll french toast

Last week we did a series on playing with our food, we made kale smoothies, played dress-up with collard greens, in the past we have painted our pancakes, and have made spider bananas. But, the thing my daughter loves to make the most is Cinnamon Roll French Toast. This is such an easy breakfast idea. […]

Pretzel Pop Snakes

Pretzel Pop Snakes

If your kids think snakes are cool, then they are going to love making these Pretzel Pops Snakes. They are a fun snack to serve at a jungle themed birthday party, for an outing to the zoo, or on a camping trip. Each pretzel pop is made by dipping a pretzel rod in candy coating then it’s […]

25 Chili Recipes to Keep You Warm All Winter

25 Chili Recipes to Keep You Warm All Winter

I am a huge fan of any kind of chili recipe. Chicken chili, beef chili, vegetarian chili, or heck, even this chili made with buffalo meat! You name I’ll try it! Now that the weather is getting colder, chili season is definitely upon us. I’ve been scouring the net for all sorts of different recipes to […]

Sanity Hacks for Parents of Littles

Sanity Hacks for Parents of Littles

As a mom of four kids, age 5 and under, these sanity hacks have kept me from pulling my hair out more times than I can count. Sure, there’s lots of parenting advice out there, but with the special kind of crazy that comes from a house full of littles, sometimes we need some extra […]

Oreo Pigs


Pigs may be stinkers, but these Oreo Pigs are totally sweet. Whether you are hosting a farm party and are looking for cute farm animal treats or you want something fun for the kids to make at a bar-b-que, these little candy coated Oreo Cookies are sure to please. Ingredients to Make Oreo Pigs 16 Oreo Cookies […]

40 of our Favorite Winter Recipes

40 Favorite Winter Recipes

Now that the weather’s getting cooler and we’re headed into the holiday season, it’s time to dig out those favorite winter recipes! {Looking for winter crafts? Click HERE!} These are just a few of our top cold-weather picks… Favorite Winter Recipes Breakfast One of our all-time favorites in this house are these Everyday Cinnamon Rolls […]

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!

super easy desserts

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

strawberry santas

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

cream pop freature

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

halloween lunch ideas

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 […]