Rules For Kids

Rules For Kids

Learning to navigate this world can be a challenge to say the least. Here are recommendations from kids that might help! Rules for Kids: Never trust a dog to watch your food. Patrick, 10 When your dad is mad and asks you, “Do I look stupid?” don’t...
Playing Games With Color Cards

Playing Games With Color Cards

Color cards are fun to make and there are lots of fun games to play with a deck of color cards that your preschooler will love! To make a deck of color cards you will need: An old deck of playing cards (not plastic coated) or 3×5″ index cards Colored...
Classical Music Site for Kids

Classical Music Site for Kids

The radio show, “Classics for Kids” has a wonderful website that I just discovered and am so excited to share it with you! You can listen to current and past week shows as well as play games such as the Note Name Game and Rockin’ Rhythm Master, and...
Printable Story Starter Card Game

Printable Story Starter Card Game

Some people are naturally creative, while others of us sometimes need a little help. Whether the kids are doing creative writing, or you’re just looking to kill some time with something fun while you’re waiting for the car to be repaired, these printable...

Learning about Nature: Fun Outdoor Activities for Kids

Spring and summer are the perfect seasons for helping your child learn more about nature. Regardless of where you live, you should be able to find plenty of plants, insects, and natural materials to serve as learning materials. Of course, your child might have so much...

The Answers To All Your Kids’ Questions

Kids are full of wonderful questions aren’t they? There are some excellent resources available online to explore with your kids that will encourage and reward their curiousity: FAQ Kids – Tons of answers here on many topics, and below each answer is a list...
101 Things to do with Preschoolers

101 Things to do with Preschoolers

The preschool years are so much fun and so exhausting at the same time. They are soaking up knowledge and experiences and love to explore the world, and it can be a difficult to think of fun and challenging activities for them. There is a GREAT list at...

Free Online Chore Tracking and Rewards System

We have struggled to get a consistent chore system set up in our home. But, I have just discovered an awesome online chore tracking system called MyJobChart that I think is going to make a big difference. It’s a free tool that lets you manage your kids and...

Kids Learn Chess Free Online

Chess is a great game for kids to learn for many reasons, including improved concentration, problem solving ability, imagination, memory and self-motivation- all of which improve performance in school. Even as young as 4 and 5, kids can begin to learn and enjoy chess....

A Great Use for Extra Halloween Goodies: Candy Experiments

Wondering what do with all that leftover Halloween candy, besides eat it of course?! How about doing some delicious science experiments with it? Candy Experiments is a great site with ideas for experimenting with all kinds of candy, including floating the S right off...

5 Ways to Teach Your Kids About Budgeting

Young children will develop financial skills by watching and learning from their parents. As kids grow into adulthood they tend to acquire the same spending and savings habits that their parents have shown them through the years. There are a number of activities you...
Top 5 Ways to Teach Kids About Money

Top 5 Ways to Teach Kids About Money

Money matters. As our kids enter their teens, they will also be entering the work force and need to have all of the tools necessary to survive the green jungle. Here are the top five ways to teach teens about money and what to do with it. 1. Knowledge Is Power There’s...
Make Spelling Practice Fun With Spelling City

Make Spelling Practice Fun With Spelling City

Learning spelling is one of those things that can either be deathly boring or sorta fun, depending on how you go about it. Spelling practice doesn’t have to be boring, thanks to some great resources on the internet. One of the best of these resources is Spelling...