Simple Patriotic Treats!

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Need a super quick and festive patriotic treat for Memorial Day weekend or 4th of July?? These simple patriotic treats are very easy to make! They don’t require any baking, and they use only a few ingredients, so it’s a great way to keep things simple. These are so much fun to make with the […]

Dining in Disney World with Kids

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Are you planning a trip to Disney World with kids? Here are some of our favorite tips for dining in Disney World with kids to help you save money, avoid the crowds, and even take advantage of the best opportunities to try new and exciting foods! With lots of healthy options to choose from, Disney World […]

Easy Treats Kids Can Make

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These easy treats kids can make are a simple way to add some fun to your day! Since they are so quick to make and use only three ingredients, these marshmallow treats are great for a special after-school treat or party favor to share with friends. Even young kids can make these with very little […]

Mother’s Day Gift Kids Can Make

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Here’s a quick Mother’s Day gift kids can make that is sure to make Mom happy, especially if she is a fan of delicious dark chocolate! These sweet chocolate bouquets are so much fun to make! I love how bright and cheerful they look when arranged in a small vase. My 5 year old could […]

Mother’s Day Ideas for Breakfast

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No bake breakfast fun is always a great combination for anyone’s partner and/or the kids to pull together for Mother’s Day ideas for breakfast. Although there are a lot of great partner’s that wear the title of ‘Master Chef’ in the family, it’s also great to provide recipes that make it easy for kids of […]

Shamrock Kabobs

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What are your favorite St. Patrick’s Day traditions?  We like to create some fun green food to get the holiday spirit going on in our kitchen.  Since we tend to get a bit crazy with the sweets sometimes, this year I decided to take a healthy approach to the day that is known for bringing […]

St. Patrick’s Day Recipe Ideas

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St. Patrick’s Day recipes are a great way to introduce your kids to new traditions while spending quality time together. Here are some of our favorite St. Patrick’s Day recipe ideas to make with your kids! Potato Soup Mix in a Jar This potato soup mix is an easy homemade gift the kids can make, […]

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

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Dr. Seuss’ birthday is March 2nd (also known as Read Across America Day), and here are some of our favorite ways to celebrate with crafts, activities, and play time fun! Most of these Dr. Seuss crafts use recycled materials or other common household items you probably already have on-hand. Yay for simple, frugal, and fun […]

No Cook Chocolate Scented Playdough Recipe

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I wish you could have smelled my kitchen after making this no cook chocolate scented playdough! My kids absolutely loved this invitation to play pretend Valentine chocolate shop! If the kids are old enough to know not to put play dough into their mouths, you can make your own no cook chocolate scented playdough with […]

How to Make a Mini Sketchbook from a Sheet of Paper (EASY)

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You won’t believe how easy it is to make these mini sketchbooks! These sketch books would be great for party favors, pocket journals, or just for doodling whenever inspiration strikes. They only take a few seconds to make, and my 9 year old made several of these as favors for her birthday party guests last […]

Valentine Crafts and Activities for Kids

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Valentine crafts and activities for kids can be so much fun to do! I’m always up for any excuse to do something crafty, and what better excuse to make handmade gifts and cards than Valentine’s Day? Here are some of our favorite ways to play and create with the kids. A big thank you to Melissa […]

10 Homemade Alternatives to Valentine’s Candy

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Valentine’s Day treats for the kids don’t have to involve massive amounts of sugar. There are plenty of excellent alternatives to Valentine’s candy! Here are 10 homemade Valentine’s Day candy alternatives that are sure to delight kids of all ages! 1. Pencils with Printable Pencil Toppers These would be perfect classroom party favors, and they […]

Healthy Valentine’s Day Treats for Kids

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Between school parties and play dates and special family celebrations, our kids are going to be inundated with sweet treats in the coming days. But, it doesn’t take a cookie or a cupcake to be able to say, “I love you” with food. We’re excited to bring you these healthy Valentine’s Day Treats! I love […]

How to Make Snow Ice Cream

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Looking for a simple recipe for how to make snow ice cream? Making snow ice cream is an easy way to make tasty Winter Snow Day memories with your kids. Chocolate syrup not required, although highly recommended for this special treat! Serves 1-2 excited kids. This recipe can easily be doubled for a larger batch. […]

Chinese New Year 2014 Recipe

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Chinese New Year 2014 provides the perfect opportunity for children to explore and discover on many levels. They can: 1.  Learn geography by mapping where China is in relation to where they live. 2.  Explore another culture & learn about their customs associated with this festive holiday. 3.  Taste test and try new foods. As […]

Celebrating New Year’s Eve with Kids

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Are you celebrating New Year’s Eve with Kids this year? Mark and I will be, and that means we’ll be ringing in the New Year with Rio de Janeiro (super-convenient since it is located a few time zones ahead of us)!! This morning we’re busy creating a Brazilian-inspired music playlist (with plenty of Sergio Mendes), and […]

Holiday Tips for Parents

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For many of us, the time between Christmas and New Years can be hectic and busy! Fortunately, our team of writers here at Inner Child Fun have shared some of their best holiday tips for parents for making the most of this time of the year to savor with family and friends. Take some things […]

Holiday Craft for Kids – Recycled Wreath

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Today’s holiday craft for kids is sponsored by our friends at Crayola, and it’s so much fun to make! As soon as I set out the washable paint, Clara squealed with joy and ran to find her craft apron — a sure sign that this project was going to be a huge hit with her! […]