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

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

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

casserole-recipes

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

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 […]




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

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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

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 […]