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, […]



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

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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 […]



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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 […]



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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 […]



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{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 […]



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{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 […]



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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 […]



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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 […]



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School Book Sandwiches

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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 […]



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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 […]



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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 […]



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Homemade Slushie Syrup Recipe {The Perfect Summer Snack!}

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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, […]



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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 […]



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Fun Father’s Day Food

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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 […]



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Rainbow Cupcakes

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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 […]



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12 Sweet Flowers to Make and Eat

12 sweet flowers to make and eat

Pretty flowers don’t just have to grow in your garden, you can craft flowers out of paper and pipe cleaners or make sweet flower cookies, cupcakes, and candy to eat. I’ve rounded up a collection of truly beautiful sweets that look like daisies, roses, and daffodils to name a few! Your kids will have a […]



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12 Sweet School Themed Treats to Celebrate the End of the Year

12 Sweet School Themed Treats

Celebrate the end of the school year by serving up some school themed treats. The school year is winding down and summer will be here before we know it. Many of you will be looking to make some sweet festive treats to bring to your kid’s teachers and classmates. I’m sure if you bring in any […]



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Corn Dog Butterfly

Corn Dog Butterfly

I have always enjoyed playing with my food and creating fun treats like this Corn Dog Butterfly and my Corn Dog Bumble Bees  just makes me happy. I know a corn dog may seem entertaining all on it’s own. It’s on a stick and that’s always fun. Most kids like them as they are, but imagine how […]



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April Fool’s Day Breakfast Prank

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I don’t usually get into April Fool’s Day pranks and jokes but last year I really got the kids with this little prank! I started the night before with two regular bowls of Cheerios and milk. Breakfast at night? No, not quite. I fixed the cereal as usual but then stuck them in the freezer… […]



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Monster Apple Faces

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Have candy?  Peanut butter?  Some apples?  Random candy?? Have we got the snack activity for you! Super silly, absolutely tasty, Monster Apple Faces. During the kids birthday party we had a candy buffet for the kids to decorate their own cupcakes – it was a huge hit!   But really, we should have just skipped the […]



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{Valentines Day Dessert} Smores Recipe

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Can’t go wrong with a chocolate Valentines Day dessert. Here’s an easy smores recipe to bake with kids….Valentine’s Smore’s Bark.  Did you know that Kids Activities Blog loves any recipe that has chocolate as an ingredient? Valentines Day Dessert Two things this momma loves.  Cooking with my kiddos and Any combination of graham crackers, marshmallows, and chocolate. […]



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What is Diversity? {Egg Activity for Martin Luther King Jr. Day}

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Update:  We are so excited that Pinterest named this one of the Top 20 pins for Education and Classroom Activities in 2013.  Please share this! What is Diversity? With Martin Luther King Jr Day here, consider introducing the idea of diversity and cultural differences to your children.  It will be easy to start with this […]



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Snowman Pancakes

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We made Snowman Pancakes.  Pancakes and winter just seem to go together!  Have you tried our kinda lemon pancake recipe? Or celebrated If You Give a Pig a Pancake activities recently? Snowman Pancakes They were super easy and so much fun! All you need is prepared pancake mix, chocolate chips, and whipped topping. Step 1: […]



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15 Healthy Meal Ideas Presented in FUN Ways!

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Healthy meal ideas aren’t hard to come by.  What can be difficult though, is getting your kids to eat them.  By finding fun and creative ways to present the food, you just might get them so excited they’ll try it!  These amazing meals and snacks are deliciously healthy and a lot of fun. Thank you  Kiddie […]



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12 Ways to Encourage Kids to Play (and learn) With Their Food

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Kids are going to play with their food, it’s inevitable.  So, instead of discouraging it, why not dive in?   It doesn’t always mean a large mess to clean later.  We’re showing you how!  You can play and learn with your food with these fun ideas, inspired by Danya Banya! 12 Ways to Encourage Kids […]



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Sprinkles Cupcake ATM = 24 Hours of Heavenly Goodness

Sprinkles Cupcake ATM

I love cupcakes.  They make delicious treats….and an especially great midnight snack. But I don’t make my own cupcakes and I have yet to find a store that is open at midnight that actually has good cupcakes. Well, my search is over.  I have found the ultimate way to satisfy my cupcake cravings any time, […]



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5 {Fun} Ways to Play with Food

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All kids get the urge to play with food, but I doubt mom and dad are usually on board.  What if there were a few ways to play with food without scraping mashed potatoes off the ceiling?  There are!  Today, we are showing you just that.  Have fun creating new ideas, even if they seem […]



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6 {Yummy} Homemade Snacks for Summer

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Snacks for summer can be much different than regular snacks.  You can make ice cold, messy snacks that are perfect for outdoors.  What is better than beating the heat with a fresh homemade popsicle? Today we are showing you a few of our favorite snacks for summer that we have found in our It’s Playtime link-up. […]



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Fruit Kabobs for Kids = Good Food!

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We are having some food fun with fruit kabob snacks for kids today.  Good food is wholesome, healthy, filling, and delicious.  Fruit kabobs are a good food choice that is also colorful and loved by kids. Kids Activities Blog hopes your little one enjoys this healthy and fun snack idea. Fruit Kabobs for Kids Fruit […]



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Good Healthy Food: Fruit Leather Recipe {Kids Love}

Good Healthy Food: Fruit Leather Recipe {Kids Love}

Good healthy food that kids will actually eat can be a challenge to find.  Today we have a great fruit leather recipe that is not only healthy but also fun to eat. Kids Activities Blog is excited to share this recipe with you because we know how much kids love fruit leather.   Good Healthy […]



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