15 Fun Braid Hairstyles for Girls

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Now that school is back in session, we want to help our girls look their best. When they look their best they often times feel their best and that confidence goes such a long way. So today we have partnered with Conair Quick Twist to bring you 15 Fun Braid Hairstyles for Girls. 15 Fun Braid Hairstyles […]


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Awesome School Lunch Ideas

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Back to school means back to packing lunches.  Here at Kids Activities Blog we’ve partnered with our sponsor Isolator Fitness to bring you the very best school lunch ideas.  From clever sandwiches to free printable notes to the perfect box to load it all up in, we’ve got you covered! Cool School Lunches Get the […]


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5 Ways to Help Your Kids with Homework

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Homework can be one of the most unpleasant yet rewarding aspects of school. Often times it’s just as much a learning experience for the parents as it is for the kids especially when our kids are in junior high and high school. So when you as a parent are unable to understand the assignment, reaching out to your […]


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10+ Ways to Get Kids Active Indoors

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We all know how important it is to keep our kids active but sometimes it’s too hot, or too cold, or too wet to play outside. We’ve partnered with our sponsor, The Little Gym, to bring you the very best indoor kids activities. Plus bad weather doesn’t have to mean you’re stuck at home, learn all about […]


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Tackle Box Bento

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So it happened, my son started Kindergarten yesterday. It was an emotional day but today is better. One thing that has made the transition easier for me, is to make Kindergarten memorable and fun for him. So last night while I was grocery shopping at my local Walmart, I came up with an idea for […]


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Cold Season Survival Kit

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Back to school often signals the return of colds.  We partnered with our sponsor SayAhh! to make sure you’re prepared for the inevitable coughs, sniffles, and sore throats with this cold season survival kit.     How to Pack a Cold/Flu Season Survival Kit Make sure you have the essentials on hand to get through the cold […]


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How to Pack a Super Hero Lunch

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Here at Kids Activities Blog we are all about making lunch fun.  Packing the same old lunch for school everyday is boring for you to make and your kids to eat.  That’s why we partnered with our sponsor Del Monte®, to bring you this simple and fun super hero lunch idea.  Moms will have fun putting together […]


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Simple Back to School Organization With Free Printables

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Back-to-school organization is the key to a smooth transition from summer chaos to fall structure.  Here at Kids Activities Blog we’ve teamed up with our sponsor, ClosetMaid®, to bring you some great ideas for streamlining morning and afternoon routines.  We’ve even got free printables to make the whole process extra simple. How To Organize for Back-to-School […]


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15 of The Best Recipe Apps for Busy Moms

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Whether you are a stay-at-home mom or work outside of your home, I think we all can agree just being a mom keeps us busy! So when it comes to meal time we believe it should be simplified which is why we have partnered with our sponsor, Verizon FiOS, to bring you 15 of The Best Recipe […]


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Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids

Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids

As a busy mom, I’m always looking for healthy snack ideas for kids. Whether it’s for an after-school snack, a midday meal, or just a quick bite, it seems like my kids are always hungry for more! We’ve partnered with one of our favorite brands, Shamrock Farms, to bring you these protein-packed Healthy Snack Ideas for […]


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How to Get Your Teen to Talk to You

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Of all the challenges of motherhood, pulling information out of a teenage boy is probably the hardest to date.  I should have been prepared because he has never been an over-sharer! I was inspired to write about this subject after reading the Teen Talk section of Unbrace Teen Confidence from our sponsor, the makers of Invisalign Teen® clear […]


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8 Tips for How to Survive Colic

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The joy of having a new baby is unrivaled, but it can also be extremely challenging, especially if your little one suffers from colic.  New and experienced mothers alike struggle with this common ailment so today we partnered with our sponsor Colief, to bring you eight ways to survive colic from moms who’ve been there.  Learn […]


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20 Best Organizing Apps that Will Simplify Your Life

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Here at Kids Activities Blog we’ve rounded up the the very best organizing apps that will make your life easier.  With school right around the corner, now is a great to time to be thinking about organizing your household.  If you have a smart phone, that process just got a whole lot easier.  We’ve partnered with […]


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Surprising Way to Save Big on Cell Phone Bills

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Cell phone bills can take a significant chunk of a family’s budget.  I’m always looking for ways to save money, and I recently discovered a simple way to save big on cell phone bills. Without a landline, I use my mobile phone a lot.  Between long chats with my mom, texts with friends and my husband, […]


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10 Awesome Family Road Trip Destinations

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Here at Kids Activities Blog, we love a good road trip.  Road trips are a great way to travel as a family. We’ve partnered with our sponsor, Radisson, to bring you ten of the very best family road trip destinations.  From stunning national parks to thrilling theme parks, from the west coast to the east, […]


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Simple Origami Paper Boats {Plus Snack Mix!}

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For my family summer looks a lot like this: play in the water, eat a snack, repeat.  With the help of our sponsor Horizon Organic and this super fun and simple kid craft, I found a way to combine our two favorite summer activities.  Learn how to create these simple origami paper boats, plus a delicious […]


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Printable Journal

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As parents we want to support tweens & teens positive self-expression.  It is easy to fall into a pattern of correction especially on those particularly difficult days! This idea for encouraging teen confidence was inspired by our sponsor, Invisalign Teen® clear aligners, who recently completed a survey on the subject. Printable Journal for Tweens & Teens A […]


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5 Tips for Trying to Conceive {For Him!}

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The internet is full of suggestions to help couples make their dreams of a baby come true, but it doesn’t seem as though many sites are focusing on what he can do improve your chances of getting pregnant.  Men are fifty percent of the conception equation so their health matters.  Here at Kids Activities Blog we’ve […]


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Free Printable Screen Time Tracker

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Keeping track of your child’s screen time, especially with the loose schedule of summer can be a challenge.  That’s why we’ve partnered with our sponsor, Verizon FiOS, to bring you this handy free printable screen time tracker.  Verizon FiOS helps your kids get the most out of screen time with super fast speeds, parental controls, and […]


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Make a Pyramid Kite

How to Make a Pyramid Kite

I am so excited about this pyramid kite!  It is a tetrahedral kite that is surprisingly easy to make.  It is a craft that turns into an afternoon of fun sparked by imagination. We were inspired (and sponsored) by Michaels’ Passport to Imagination crafting series inspired by Gymboree.  I adore how they are encouraging moms […]


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10 Tips To Tackle Summer Laundry

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Here at Kids Activities Blog we are always looking for good laundry hacks.  Summer brings with it a lots fun: sports, swimming, camping, barbecues, and more.  But with all that fun comes extra laundry.  We partnered with our sponsor, Febreze In-Wash Odor Eliminator, to bring you ten awesome tips that will make tackling summer laundry a […]


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5 Conversations to Increase Confidence in Teens

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Whew.  Being a teenager is complicated.  You are stuck between kid-dom and adulthood…and sometimes that isn’t the most comfortable of places! These ideas for teen confidence were inspired by our sponsor, Invisalign Teen® clear aligners, who recently completed a survey on the subject.  They are sharing what they learned by launching a Teen Confidence Campaign […]


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Banana Blueberry Yogurt Smoothie {Breakfast on the Go!}

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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 […]


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Learn About The Ocean

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Do you have a kiddo who can’t get enough of the ocean?  Learn about the ocean with the help of technology!  Explore the deep blue without even leaving the house!  Here at Kids Activities Blog we have partnered with our sponsor Verizon FiOS to bring you the best TV, YouTube, apps, and websites for learning […]


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15 Awesome Travel Hacks All Parents Need To Know

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Summer and travel go hand in hand, but sometimes traveling with kids doesn’t feel much like vacation.  Here at Kids Activities Blog we’ve partnered with Downy to bring 15 awesome travel hacks that will make vacationing with kids a breeze! Packing Tips For Travel With Kids Pack individual outfits in ziplock bags like Jen of […]


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The Ultimate Soccer Mom Surprise & BIG Giveaway!

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I just adore a great surprise…especially one that is happy-tear inducing! Kids Activities Blog is working with Fox Sports to bring you this lovely Mother’s Day event in honor of the U.S. Women’s National Team. Psst…keep reading below for your chance to win a cash surprise! US Women’s National Team Mother’s Day Surprise It was […]


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Road Trip Survival Kit

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It’s easy to go bonkers when hitting the road with kids in tow, assemble this road trip survival kit and remain sane!  We’ve partnered with Oscar Mayer to bring the ultimate back seat packing list.  Fill a basket with these essentials, including a super fun “Are we there yet?” free printable and actually enjoy the open road! […]


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{Kid Craft!} DIY Marble Maze

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Your kids will love making this fun and easy marble maze.  The only thing more fun than making it is playing with it!  We’ve partnered with our sponsor Horizon Organic, to bring you this creative kid made toy.  We love giving kids the chance to design their very own toys, this activity fosters independence and nurtures imagination.  Gather […]


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20 Awesome Picks For Family Movie Night

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Family movie night is such a fun and special tradition.  Here at Kids Activities Blog we partnered with our sponsor Verizon FiOS to bring you the very best films that the whole family will enjoy. We asked moms to share their family’s favorite flicks; from classic cartoons to modern live action there’s something for everyone. […]


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Decoding The Common Core

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Common Core doesn’t have to be something you and your kids dread.  Here at Kids Activities Blog we’ve partnered with Be A Learning Hero to help you make sense of the new standards.  We’ll try to help answer some common questions and point you in the right direction to learn more.  Common Core isn’t as […]


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