Activities for kids

17 free (or almost free) things to do with kids this summer

Every season has its unique appeal, but the possibilities that the long, sunshine-filled days of summer present offer a particular brand of magic — especially if you’re a child. For kids, summertime can feel endlessly whimsical. But for parents and caregivers, it can feel endlessly challenging to keep kids from... more

27 Mother's Day gift ideas kids can make

Mother's Day is quickly approaching and lots of toddlers, preschoolers and even older kids are itching to DIY that perfect gift for mom — something special she will love, cherish and keep forever — and that won't make her ask, "What is it?" Whether it's a present for mom or... more

14 free or cheap summer camp options for 2021

When the school year wraps up, kids look forward to lazier days spent poolside, riding bikes or having sleepovers with friends and enjoying quality time with family. But chances are they’ll make even more amazing summer memories, as well as continue to learn and grow, if they attend a summer... more

Summer camps 2021: Here’s how to assess kids’ safety this year

Unlike last summer, when a good chunk of the world was still living life via Zoom, summer 2021 (fingers and toes crossed!) is fixing to be a little less bleak — particularly for families who opted out of their beloved summer camp traditions last year due to COVID-19. While risks... more

101 fun things to do with toddlers

Looking for some favorite (yet simple) activities to do with toddlers? These entertaining ideas focus on age-appropriate skills and interests, and the best way to enjoy them is by letting the children lead the play while you watch and follow. Here are 101 fun things to do with toddlers.  1. Make colored rice... more

25 free educational websites for kids

Kids and screens. Sometimes they’re more of an iconic duo than parents and caregivers would like. Seeing little ones glued to tablets, phones or computers with that look in their eyes — you know the one — rarely produces warm and fuzzy feelings for the people who are caring for... more

10 best toys for 9-month-old babies

Your 9-month-old's attention span is growing, and it may be a struggle to keep them entertained. At this age, babies are beginning to demonstrate more advanced skills, like clapping their hands, pulling themselves up to stand and crawling. As they become more proficient in using their body and their... more

10 kid-friendly crafts for Passover

Passover is quickly approaching, and you may be looking for some entertaining yet educational activities for every kid in your family.  Whether it's preparing for the Passover Seder with handmade Afikomen covers or finding interesting ways to craft the plagues, we’ve compiled a list of 10 great ways... more