Activities

Tips for fun family activities and projects – art, crafts, music, cooking and more – for parents and their children.

Kiddie Academy students playing together
We Get Along
02/10/2020

English: Together Spanish: Juntos (HUN-tos) American Sign Language: Curl fingers into fists, holding thumbs in the air. Touch fingers together and move in a circle in front of your body. When you open a box of crayons you see a lot of items inside that are kind of alike. They’re…

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Kiddie Academy Old-Tech
Low-Tech STEM Activity: What the Heck Is That?
02/05/2020

It’s amazing how fast technology advances. Devices that were state of the art not that long ago wind up in the junk closet before you know it. We recently dropped by Kiddie Academy of Abingdon in Maryland with several items that were once high-tech must haves and asked the 5-year-olds…

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Valentine's Day Activity
Delight Your Kids With This Easy Valentine's Day Craft
01/31/2020

Everybody loves to feel loved. When your child knows he or she is loved, it helps them develop the confidence and security they need for proper emotional development. Valentine’s Day presents a perfect opportunity to tell your children you love them, and we’ve got a simple, Instagram-worthy activity you can…

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downward dog pose
De-stress with Kid-Friendly Yoga
12/18/2019

Your child leads a stressful life. Hey, now – stop laughing! It’s true. Maybe the pressures on them don’t reach the level of a Fortune 500 CEO, a leader of one of the world’s nations or a mother of three, but to a kid, life is so hard. Left unchecked,…

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Make a Beautiful Corn Painting
11/12/2019

You can never have too much of your child’s art on display in you home. Especially this time of year, when family and friends gather for the holidays, it’s nice to be able to showcase your child’s work and add a little fresh color to the surroundings. This fun and…

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