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

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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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Prepare for Play! How to Pack a Playground Survival Kit

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Have you ever gotten to the park, only to realize your kids are the only ones without sand toys?  Or had an impromptu playground visit scuttled by wet slides?  Or your kid scrapes their knee and you have to go home early because you don’t have any bandages or first aid ointment? I know I can […]


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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 […]


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Spread Smiles, Make a Difference!

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Over the last year I have been on the Invisalign Mom Advisory Board (included complementary Invisalign treatment) which has been so much fun, but I wanted you to know about something Invisalign is giving beside straight teeth! To celebrate their 3 millionth patient Invisalign is giving back and you can help! Through their 3 Million […]


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The Monthly Teddy Picture

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I have a confession.  My oldest child {who is now 14 years old} has 6 different scrapbooks and photo books that span just his first year of life. No joke. It was a bit obsessive on my part.  I took pictures every day.  A lot of pictures.  In the days before digital.  Stacks and stacks […]


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Potty Training Survival Kit with Free Printable Potty Chart

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Potty training is no easy task, but with these essentials on hand you’ll be prepared!  Here at Kids Activities Blog we’ve partnered with our sponsor, Kandoo, to help you assemble what you’ll need to survive potty training.  We’ve also created an adorable and handy free printable potty chart that is sure to help motivate your little one to […]


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10 {Kid-Approved} Tips for a Stress-Free Bath Time

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Bath time has always been a favorite time of the day at my house.  And that might be surprising since I have 3 boys! I think it is partially because we started a routine when the boys were babies that we never deviated from…oh, and bath time was always fun!  Kids Activities Blog is excited […]


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Bath Time 3D Coloring Pages

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Y’all know how we love free coloring pages for kids!  Well today we have a treat.  These coloring pages are from our sponsor, Mr. Bubble. Make Your Coloring Pages 3D These Mr. Bubble coloring pages were the perfect coloring pages to do a fun 3D effect with the kids. First, print out two copies of […]


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30+ Kid-Friendly Ways To Organize A Bathroom

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Kids spend a lot of time in the bathroom when they are little, and we spend a lot of time in there with them, bathing, brushing, potty training– you name it. The bathroom is a very important place, and kid-friendly ways to organize a bathroom make everyone’s life just a little easier.  These ideas are […]


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Bath Tub Science Fun – Floating Cupcakes

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One of the reasons why we do so much science for kids here at Kids Activities Blog is because basic science is simple play!  Many favorite childhood activities could be broken down into a science lesson that kids just innately learn. Today we are doing bath tub science!  This floating cupcake activity was inspired by […]


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5 Fun Ways For Stay at Home Moms to Earn Money

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Stay at home moms are doing the most important job of all, raising children.  There are many upsides to this job title, but the paycheck isn’t one of them.  Luckily, there are ways for stay at home moms to earn extra cash. Here at Kids Activities Blog, with the help of our sponsor Opinion Outpost, […]


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5 Clever Ways to Save for Family Vacation

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With these tips you’ll be able to save for family vacation and enjoy it without adding to your debt!  We all long to take a our family on an amazing vacation’ whether it be a relaxing beach get away, a far flung adventure, or a special trip to your favorite amusement park.  The trouble is, traveling […]


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