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The concept of an amazing road trip adventure is one that’s becoming more popular, particularly with safety concerns at more crowded tourist hotspots throughout the world, and the problems that plague airports and airlines on what seems like a daily basis. A road trip can be great for a family with kids as well because …

When budgets tighten, class sizes often increase as a money–saving measure. This can put additional strain on instructors, and make it more difficult for them to find the time and energy to connect with students on an individual level. There is a very real fear that students may slip through the cracks in a busier …

See the app in iTunes Linda Stenbring Price: $1.99 Gigi Space Adventure is a new app designed to introduce young children to space exploration. With simple activities to illustrate the movements of the sun, planetary orbits and the stars, children can begin to learn about the galaxy. Add in some cute animal friends and Gigi …

Want to throw a family playdate event everyone will talk about for the next few weeks? Of course you do! Use the following tips and tricks to ensure your upcoming playdate event is a huge success: Numerous Activities Prevent boredom from occurring during your playdate event by offering a wide variety of activities. Provide indoor …

Keep your toddler entertained when stuck inside, whether due to weather or any other reason. A bored toddler is a rambunctious toddler, so sidestep disaster with a series of awesome activities. Your little ‘un will be super-tired by the end of the day! Foil Crown Activity Turn your youngling into a prince or princess by …

Paper crafts are a fun way for kids to spend a rainy afternoon, and help encourage recycling and reusing. Review the following most-excellent paper craft ideas that will keep your children busy for hours and allow you some much-needed rest time: Toilet Roll Animals Toilet paper rolls offer plenty of paper craft ideas, including animal …

Scavenger hunts are always a good time, as they combine the thrill of a timed event with the, um, thrill of a treasure hunt. If your kids want to do a scavenger hunt as part of upcoming birthday festivities, or you need to come up with new “boredom busters,” check out the following options and …

There’s lots of ways to have a great time with your daughter without making your piggy bank weep and weep. Check out a few cheap-yet-totally-fun mother-daughter “date” ideas: Mall Makeovers Visit the makeup counters at your local department store together and have fun getting free makeovers. The people who work at such counters are always …

Need some help around the house? Why not enlist the assistance of your four-year-old? This may seem like something related to child labor at first, but it’s actually a way to get your little ‘un used to doing his or her part around the house. It also makes your life a whole lot easier. Check …

We’ve discussed numerous ideas for mother-daughter “dates,” but what about those for moms and their sons? Boys need special attention just as much as their sisters, so if strapped for ideas concerning what you and your favorite little man can do together, check out the following options: Bike Rides Take your son for a bike …

Is your child learning read? If you want to foster good reading habits that turn your child into a voracious reader for life, check out a few activities to try: Repetition Fun Little kids loooove knowing what comes next in a book, so choose options that feature plenty of rhyming and repetition. Classic books to …

Looking to get crafty with your kids? The internet abounds with amazing craft ideas, any of which are sure to inspire young artists. Whether you’re looking for projects on a rainy afternoon or simply want to encourage activities that don’t involve your television, check out the following ideas and enjoy creating something awesome: Melted Crayon …

Are the kids confined to the house because the weather outside is seriously frightful? Rather than watching them slowly develop cabin fever, help them have fun indoors with one or a few “stuck inside” games. There’s plenty of games and activities to keep them busy for hours! Balloon Tennis Blow up a few balloons for …