Celebrating National Superhero Day at Home

It’s National Superhero Day! This post has lots of fun ways to celebrate at home. You’ll find a free printable for blank comic pages, a list of 5 simple ways to be kind to your family, and a list of books to celebrate individuality. Plus, resources for a superhero-themed movie night at home! Here are […]

Ideas for Family Game Night at Home

This post is packed with printables & resources to create a fun and memorable game night at home! You’ll find a free printable for quarantine charades, resources for games to play on video chat, 10 helpful tips for family game time, and more. Game to Play with Kids While Lying Down — Do your children […]

Quarantine Charades Free Printable Game

Are you staying at home? Looking for a little something fun to do with the family?? Here’s a simple game to play with family or household members during quarantine at home! Just download the Quarantine Charades Game printable and play. This game is sure to lead to lots of good laughs! It is quick and […]

How to Effectively School at Home During Quarantine

For some parents, homeschooling is a new experience! We’re not accustomed to being a teaching resource for our kids, and schooling at home has become a little stressful. If you have kids at home who are homeschooling or distance learning, you can use this time effectively without letting your child’s education suffer! Here is how […]

Frozen 2 Activity Packet Free Printable

Did you see that FROZEN 2 is currently available on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Download and can be streamed on Disney+?? This is great news for families at home during quarantine! I’m so excited to share this collection of free printables with coloring pages, mazes, bookmarks, and more! Scroll down for more information on the film […]

The Call of the Wild Activity Packet Free Printable

I’m excited to share with you that 20th Century Studios’ THE CALL OF THE WILD is now available to buy digitally and on Movies Anywhere in the U.S. for $14.99! This movie would be a great pick for a family movie night. Why not read the book together as a family, then later watch the […]

Disney and Pixar’s ONWARD Activity Packet Printable

I am so excited to share the news that The Walt Disney Studios announced Disney and Pixar’s ONWARD is now available to buy digitally and on Movies Anywhere and will be available on Disney+ beginning April 3rd in the U.S. Woo hoo!!! Also, be sure to scroll down to grab your own printable ONWARD family […]

Social Distancing Egg Hunt Easter Activity

Most Easter egg hunts have been canceled as the world deals with a global pandemic. This social distancing egg hunt activity is a fun way to foster community while maintaining social distancing. Be sure to scroll down to get your free printable coloring page too! Here’s how a social distancing egg hunt works: Share this […]

Creative Activities for Staying at Home with Kids (and FREE Printables)

Hello, friends, I know times are uncertain and many are facing difficult decisions. Many of you have reached out asking for ideas about what to do with the kids while staying home. Here are our favorite resources for creative stay-at-home activities, and lots of learning fun too. You’ll find several free printables, and we use […]

Dog Crafts for Kids to Make (EASY)

These dog crafts for kids are easy to make with just a few materials you probably already have on-hand at home. Below you’ll find ideas for paper bag dog puppets, keepsake puppy photo frames, and more to celebrate your four-legged friends! Here are some of our favorites: 1. We love ALL the Easy Dog DIY […]

5 Kids Activities Books Every Parent Should Own

These kids activities books are some of the very best to inspire lots of playtime fun! The titles listed below have a proven track record with my family, as they are some of the books we most often refer to for creative inspiration again and again. My kids love them, and so do I! Here […]

5 Reasons to Take Your Family to Disneynature Movies

Wondering if you should take your family to see a Disneynature film? For those with kids in upper elementary school and up, I recommend going to see Disneynature films during the first week they are released to theaters or available for home video. Here are 5 reasons to take your family to Disneynature movies: Reason […]

Make Your Own Smartphone Speakers

Did you know you can make your own smartphone speakers using recyclables? This is a quick and fun project to do together with your teen or tween at home! These speakers will work with any smartphone. The smartphone speakers also act as a stand for the smartphone and can be decorated however you would like. […]

Hot Cocoa Cart Makes a Special Winter Treat

This hot cocoa cart puts all of your supplies for making special Winter treats at your fingertips! Hot cocoa can be such a special treat during the cold Winter months. When my kids come home after a long day at school, they look forward to unwinding with a cup of hot cocoa. We often use […]

Snow Treasure – Book and Crafts for Ages 8 and Up

Our recent family book club pick was a book that has been around for quite some time. If you are looking for a classic read during the cold Winter months, Snow Treasure by Marie McSwigan is based on an actual event in Norway during World War II. During the war, Norwegian children used their sleds […]

Book Tasting Party Theme for Kids

A book tasting party can have a lasting impact on the birthday child as well as his or her friends! Here is how we planned a special birthday party for our 10-year-old (Clara) that she claimed was “the BEST birthday party EVER”!  The Idea Clara seems to have an unending appetite for books. With this […]

Christmas Activities for Kids – Our Favorite Posts

These Christmas activities for kids are sure to bring lots of smiles! Whether you are making gifts for others, crafting your own advent calendar, or building a life-sized gingerbread house from cardboard, you will find lots of creative ways to enjoy the holiday season with your kids. Here are some of our favorite ways to turn […]

10 Ways to Be Kind To Your Family

Being kind to your family does not have to cost a lot of money or take up large amounts of time. A simple gesture of kindness can be an effective way to connect with each other, even during hectic times. Below you will find a list of 10 simple ways to be kind to your […]