How to Turn Family Movie Night (or Day!) into a Fun Educational Activity
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How to Turn Family Movie Night (or Day!) into a Fun Educational Activity

Since the addition of Baby Boy #4, I’ve relied a lot more on movies to help me manage our chaos. This is especially true now that schools here have been out or virtual for six months and counting. Because of this, I’ve been looking for ways to make our movie nights (or movie mornings, or…

Writing Prompts for Elementary Students — Especially Boys!
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Writing Prompts for Elementary Students — Especially Boys!

Writing is an essential skill! Strong writers are far more likely to find success in school and in the career world than weak ones. One of the best things you can do to help your elementary student improve their writing skills is to provide them with plenty of opportunities to practice. These writing prompts for…

Lego Challenges for Kids: Fun, Creative, & Educational Activity Ideas
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Lego Challenges for Kids: Fun, Creative, & Educational Activity Ideas

Kids love Legos — that’s no surprise to anyone. With the new Lego Masters show on TV this season, my kids have been wanting to try their own Lego challenges. Since schools have been closed here for two months and counting, I created a bunch of Lego challenges for my kids to promote creativity while…

17 St. Patrick’s Day Activities for Kids That Are Fun & Easy
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17 St. Patrick’s Day Activities for Kids That Are Fun & Easy

St. Patrick’s Day is an interesting holiday for me as a parent. For the longest time, it was just another excuse to go out, have fun, and drink green beer. Then…. enter, KIDS. Once you become a parent, sure, you can still have a great time on this holiday. However, you also need to find…

Valentine’s Day Bible Verses for Kids – Printable Bible Verses About Love
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Valentine’s Day Bible Verses for Kids – Printable Bible Verses About Love

I’ll be the first to admit: I’m not a big fan of Valentine’s Day. I believe it’s every bit the manufactured “Hallmark Holiday” that Valentine’s Day Gripers accuse it of being. So… the fact that I created this Valentine’s Day Bible Verses for Kids printable may seem a little odd. However, despite my general indifference…

Valentine’s Day Printable For Kids (Free) – I Love You Because…
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Valentine’s Day Printable For Kids (Free) – I Love You Because…

This Valentine’s Day Printable for kids is my *favorite* Valentine’s Day gift to have my kids give their dad.  Every year, I struggle with what to do for my husband for Valentine’s Day. Even before kids, I was never one to make a big deal out of Valentine’s Day. Now that I’m pregnant with our…

Christmas Bible Verses for Kids – Free Printable Memory Verses
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Christmas Bible Verses for Kids – Free Printable Memory Verses

Christmas Bible verses for kids are the perfect way to focus on Jesus this Christmas. Celebrating Christmas with kids is such a magical experience. There’s the decorations, the music, the treats, and everything Santa! But how do you keep your kids’ focus on the spiritual significance of Christmas when they’re constantly bombarded by gifts and…

New Year’s Resolutions for Kids Printable (Free)
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New Year’s Resolutions for Kids Printable (Free)

New Year’s Resolutions for Kids — New Year’s Fun for the Whole Family! Happy New Year!– Or at least, it’s almost that time. New Year’s resolutions are a timeless tradition when the start of a new calendar year rolls around, but it’s not just adults that can participate. New Year’s resolutions for kids are a…

New Years Eve Printable for Kids (Free) – All About My Year!
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New Years Eve Printable for Kids (Free) – All About My Year!

New Year’s Eve should be fun for adults AND kids New Years Eve is such a fun time for celebrating and there’s no reason for kids to miss out on the fun! This free New Year’s Eve printable for kids is a great way to include your kids in the festivities and also reflect on…

Outdoor Scavenger Hunt for Kids – Free Printables for Readers & Non-Readers
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Outdoor Scavenger Hunt for Kids – Free Printables for Readers & Non-Readers

It’s no secret around here that I love scavenger hunts for kids. During the winter, we find plenty of ways to do this indoors, but an outdoor scavenger hunt for kids? That’s where it’s at! Outdoor scavenger hunts for kids are great because you can get out in the fresh air. It’s such a fun…