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Crafts & Activities

Looking for fun ideas that you can do with your kid(s). Regardless of the weather, we have you covered with both indoor and outdoor ideas. Our crafts and activities are fun for kids of all ages. Check back regularly for holiday and seasonal ideas, while our printables are fun all year long.

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Homemade Holiday Gift Ideas

Homemade Holiday Gift Ideas

Christmas Cookie Packaging Tips

I love giving cookies and other goodies at Christmas. The little boxes, jars and bags make my friends and family smile and it’s an inexpensive way for me to spread a bit of holiday cheer!

Here are five great ways to gift wrap your Christmas sweets.

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Thanksgiving Day Kids Crafts & Activities

Thanksgiving Day Kids Crafts & Activities

5 Thanksgiving Activities and Crafts

Thanksgiving for us is all about bringing family together, great food, being thankful for the blessings in our lives and creating memories with the ones we love. So, as you might imagine, I don’t want anyone to be bored or hungry at our Thanksgiving dinner!

Since the Thanksgiving dinner baton hasn’t passed completely from my mom to me just yet, I usually spend my time on a few Thanksgiving desserts and the craft planning. One big responsibility is to keep the smaller guests entertained with seasonal, kid-friendly crafts while the turkey browns.

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Halloween Craft: Creative and Easy Halloween Trick-or-Treat Bags

Halloween Craft: Creative and Easy Halloween Trick-or-Treat Bags

Easy Halloween Craft Idea

Halloween is almost here and I’m getting excited. I love to craft, bake and in general create with my two boys, and the holidays give me a specific reason to pull them into the kitchen or the craft room. I also like to volunteer in their classrooms. These simple, economical and creative Halloween trick-or-treat bags will be perfect for their class Halloween parties this year.

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6 Kids Football Party Game and Activity Ideas

6 Kids Football Party Game and Activity Ideas

"Super Kid" Party Games

The big game is here and it’s time to cheer on your team. With family and friends gathering for the big football game, kids want to get in on the action as well.  To help keep the kids active and busy during the game, here are a few quick and easy ideas for hosting your own “Super Kid” games.

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Kids' Fairy Party

Kids' Fairy Party

Fairy Fruit Snacks Garden Party

My girls have been wanting to host a little garden party outdoors. I thought it would be fun to dress up as fairies and serve some fun sweet snacks.

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Kid Snack: Fun Sushi Treats™

Kid Snack: Fun Sushi Treats™

Nigiri Sushi Rice Krispies Treats™

By combining Rice Krispies Treats® and fruit snacks, you can make a deliciously fun snack for kids of all ages. With Sushi Treats your kids can feel all grown up, and you can even let them try to eat it with chopsticks!

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Back to School Kid Snacks

Back to School Kid Snacks

Back to School: Read S'more Book Snacks

Back to school means stocking up on the necessary supplies. Making sure your kids have the right books, notebooks, back packs, utensils and lunch boxes are high on the list.  And don’t forget to add snacks! Here is a simple treat that is perfect for a back to school party, or an after school snack.

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Kids' Monkey Snack

Kids' Monkey Snack

Fun Kid Snack

Summer is full of monkeying around. The kids are outside playing, swimming, and getting dirty.  Give them a lunch or snack they’ll go bananas for!!

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Family Board Game

Family Board Game

Snack Time Kid's Tic Tac Toe

We’re playing the classic family board game of Tic Tac Toe, and for a new fun twist we’re using snacks for our tic tac toe game pieces. Who doesn’t love playing with their food? Well, this board game was a hit with our whole family, and the best part was eating our snacks once we were done.

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Family Quality Time -- in 30 Minutes or Less

Family Quality Time -- in 30 Minutes or Less

Fun Family Time Ideas

Life is busy these days at my house. Whether it’s my blogging, the kids school and sports schedules, or running the household, there is always a lot going on in our family. Despite our hectic schedules, I still try to take time each day to spend some quality time together with my kids. It doesn’t have to be elaborate, just something simple that can become a cherished memory.

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Winter Snowman Fun Kid Snack

Winter Snowman Fun Kid Snack

Rice Krispies Treats® Snowmen with Fudge Hats

We are seeing a lot of snowmen popping up this wintry season. While we love to create snowmen out of snow outside, here’s a yummy Rice Krispies Snowman Treat we’re making as we come inside from the cold.

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Christmas Craft for Kids

Christmas Craft for Kids

Snackpicks Stocking Stuffers

First, using your 2 sheets of paper, cut out 2 large stocking shapes. You can either use a pattern or draw the shape in pencil and cut it out. You will need 2 stocking shapes. Make sure you have them each going a different direction so they can be back to back when finished.

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Puppy Snack Recipe

Puppy Snack Recipe

After School Snack Ideas

Your kids will be dog-gone delighted with this fun after school snack!

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Lion Sandwich

Lion Sandwich

Fun Lunch Box Ideas

In the lunchbox, the quiet lunchbox, the lion sleeps tonight. Okay, he’s not sleeping, but he’s perfect for your child’s next lunch!!

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Yellow Bus Sandwich

Yellow Bus Sandwich

Lunch Box Ideas

The wheels on the bus go round and round...

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Summer Marshmallow S'mores

Summer Marshmallow S'mores

Summer Activities

During the summer evenings, we like to get our fire pit going and make some yummy s’mores. Nothing better than that ooey gooey toasted marshmallows layers with chocolate and cookies.

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Father's Day Ideas

Father's Day Ideas

Homemade Book: 25 Things We Love About Dad

With Father's day coming up, we are ready to make and give him something fun. We wanted it to be a present that is a little more meaningful than a tie or golf clubs. So we are going to share with him 25 things we love about him in a handmade book. It's 25 things that make us smile and cheer for Dad.

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Kid Graduation Parties

Kid Graduation Parties

Great Ideas for a Kid Graduation Party

If you have a school graduate in your house and are planning to host a fun graduation party to celebrate the past year, here are a few ideas that will help make planning easy.

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Kid Graduation Certificate

Kid Graduation Certificate

Fun Kid Activity Slideshow

Summer is soon approaching and the school year is coming to a close. As children are getting ready to graduate, here's a fun way to help them celebrate. We're making these fun graduation certificates to document this past school year.

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Birthday Gift Bag Activity

Birthday Gift Bag Activity

Party Bags for an Alphabet Birthday

If you're celebrating a preschool or kindergarten birthday, these letter bags will be the perfect activity, as well as a take home treat!

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Birthday Party Game

Birthday Party Game

Pin the Hat on the Birthday Girl - Or Boy

We're putting a fun twist on a classic party game. Instead of pinning tails on donkeys, we're playing Pin the Party Hat on the Birthday Girl.

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