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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50 Easy Easter Celebration Ideas for Families

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Easter morning is one of my very favorite times of the year.  Every year since my youngest was barely one, we have searched for eggs and sat down as a family for an Easter brunch extravaganza. This post is made possible through a partnership with HoneyBaked Ham who not only inspired these tips, but have […]

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10+ Awesome Art Apps for Kids

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With the help of our sponsor, Verizon FiOS, Kids Activities Blog found the very best art apps for kids.  Your kids will love stretching their creative muscles with these totally awesome tablet and smart phone apps for kids.  From drawing to cartoon production to music, these apps make being creative extra fun, and mess free! […]

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Easter Chick and Bunny Handprint Craft

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This spring time handprint craft is perfect for celebrating Easter with kids.  And the best part is that the paint is made of edible ingredients so it’s taste-safe, making this a great craft for kids of all ages.  This craft idea came from our sponsor, Imperial Sugar.  We followed the instructions for the Easter Chick Handprints […]

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Sports Bag First Aid Kit

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Sports season is fast approaching and the last thing you’ll want is to be unprepared for the inevitable bumps and scrapes.  Not to worry, we at Kids Activities Blog, with the help of our sponsor Puracyn® Plus, have got you covered.  Learn how to assemble a simple sports bag first aid kit and be ready to care for […]

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{Easy Kid Snacks} Frozen Yogurt Treats

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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 […]

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Year of Family Activities

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Doing things together as a family has been a big goal of mine.  It is one of the reasons why I love being a part of Kids Activities Blog.  Finding simple things to do that don’t take a long time to set up, cost a lot and slip effortlessly into everyday life is the plan. […]

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Wearing Invisalign on the Go

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One of the biggest challenges of wearing Invisalign this last year has been brushing my teeth when away from the house. I have been part of the Invisalign Mom Advisory Panel which included complementary treatment with Invisalign for myself. The way Invisalign works is I have trays – one for the top and one for […]

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Refillable Paint Brushes – with Little Green Pouch

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Make your own refillable paint brushes.  Painting can be a messy venture with preschoolers – which is why I was elated to discover this craft hack! You can transform the reusable food pouches, like these from Little Green Pouches, into painting pens.  Thanks Little Green Pouch (Kids Activities Blog sponsor) for sending us replacement packs, we […]

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Free Printable Screen Time Reward Charts

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This free printable screen time reward chart is a great way to limit screen time and encourage positive behavior at the same time!  Screen time is a favorite pastime in our home.  My preschooler adores educational TV shows and iPad apps.  Even though it’s educational, we still try to limit screen time.  Instead of setting a […]

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Yogurt Topping Buffet with Yulu

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Yogurt is a favorite food in our house – it is one of the few things that all of us can agree on! We were really excited to be asked to try Yulu Yogurt (Kids Activities Blog sponsor) that was released this month.  It is an US-made, Australian-styled, double-smoothed, super-delicious choice. Yulu Yogurt Yulu comes […]

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Cleaning Made Easy with Shower Shimmy

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Cleaning the shower is one of those things that just seems like it should be automatic…with all that soap & water it should magically happen! But it doesn’t. Gunk gets built up and clean turns into yucky. Oh, and watch below for your chance at a $100 gift card! Shower Shimmy (Kids Activities Blog sponsor) […]

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{Hilarious} Kids Game Toca Kitchen 2

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Kids games – it seems I find my kids playing online games non-stop, especially games that are hilarious and make them laugh.  The newest app from Toca is sure to make your kids giggle hysterically.  It is all about playing and experimenting with food in the kitchen, Toca Kitchen 2. Thanks Toca for the gift […]

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What it has been like to Wear Invisalign

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One of the exciting things that happened for me, a 44 year old mom of 3, in 2014 was to get Invisalign. I am part of the Invisalign Mom Advisory Board and received complementary Invisalign treatment. My Invisalign treatment started in May.  I got my ‘braces’ about the same time as my 13 y/o son […]

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The Charity Allowance

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Presented by Capital One® Moments throughout this time of year highlight how successful I was at my goal of raising giving children. Successes warm my heart. Mis-steps on that journey can make my entire mother-body cringe! It is what we all want for our kids.  I want them to embrace giving with an open-hearted attitude […]

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10 Educational Youtube Channels For Kids

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Educational YouTube channels for kids are becoming very popular form of learning these days. And I am not surprised. My kids tend to gravitate to YouTube before anything else, but I am not always thrilled with what they find.  These educational YouTube channels are being used in the classrooms by the teachers, at home by […]

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Pet Chores for Kids

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It happened. About 3 months ago we got a puppy.  Looking back on the whole thing it was a highly orchestrated event by my younger two brilliantly manipulating children.  I am inspired to tell this story based on the I and Love and You pet care company {Kids Activities Blog sponsor} who embraces the fact […]

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Salted Marshmallow Recipe

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Marhsmallows.  They are the perfect treat to top a cup of tea or coffee – or even to eat by themselves.  These salted marshmallows are super light and airy – the recipe is a hit with the kiddos! This is a mom-made-it recipe – inspired by Imperial Sugar, one of our blog sponsors.   Salted […]

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Build Your Own Snowman Printable Holiday Placemats

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It’s that time of year when the whole family gets together to celebrate and everyone wants to hang out at the dinner table and chat. And chat. And chat. The problem is, your kids want to do, not talk! And that’s why we love these build your own snowman printable holiday placemats! (Special thanks to […]

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Prepping for Pregnancy

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Prepping for pregnancy is usually thought of as a mom-to-be kind of thing. I started eating healthier, being obsessed with the calendar and grabbing everything I could read on the subject. Did you know that HE can help too? How Men Can Prep for Pregnancy Dad-to-be can share in the preparation! I think we often […]

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